Skip to comments.Connecticut DEM POS bans WWE garb at vote (Dem voter suppression)
Posted on 10/22/2010 7:42:48 PM PDT by Dengar01
STAMFORD, Conn. The right for World Wrestling Entertainment fans to vote was threatened Friday by Connecticut Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz, who gave the authority to local poll workers to determine that if anyone shows up to the polls on November 2 wearing any WWE merchandise, whether it is a John Cena T-shirt or a Randy Orton wristband, they may be forced to go home and change, cover it up, or take it off in order to vote.
Denying our fans the right to vote, denying them their First Amendment rights, regardless if they are Democrat, Republican or Independent, is un-American, unconstitutional and blatantly discriminatory, said Vince McMahon, Chairman and CEO of WWE.
To watch a full response recorded by the WWE Chairman and CEO, please click here.
I would say this is discrimination. I didn't know wearing a wrestling shirt that supported a specific wrestler was now considered "Electioneering"
I think Linda McMahon has a great shot at pulling an upset otherwise Zero and Bozo the Vice President wouldn't have gone to Connecticut so many times, and the Democrat Secretary of State of Connecticut is now threatening WWE fans from wearing WWE clothes even though Linda resigned from the company.
Typical democratic crap. PLEASE if you are in Connecticut or have friends, family, ect... please get them out to vote against Blumenthal. Anyone who lied about military service has no business in Washington let alone the Senate.
but its okay when THEY campaign in the polling place or station thugs at the door.
Blumenthal is a clone of Dodd.
I'm going to be poll hopping in south suburban Chicago Nov 2 to ensure the union thugs stay away. I will call the police and make them enforce the law or I will file charges. Even though the dem Attorney General will win we will have a Republican Governor in Illinois and he is going to clean house like Chris Christie did in New Jersey.
For you all in Connecticut fight like there is no tomorrow. We still have a chance at that seat just like I think Boxer is in danger. If the dems stay home it is our election to lose.
GIVE ME A BREAK!
This is how low our country is sinking. :(:(:(
It’s like throwing a steel chair into the squared circle.
This story does give me hope that the dems are this desperate that they are going to try and ban WWE fans from voting. Now if they banned voters wearing Tupac gear, you’d have Al Sharpton with his bull horn and Jesse Jackson with his rent a mob.
Gotta take that to court.State *and* Federal court.Hard to see how this could withstand a court challenge.
Take a camera.
Now I think that a few Dems, especially Michelle Obama and Sheila Jackson Lee, should have been escorted out of their polling places and perhaps even arrested for electioneering at the polls. That doesn't excuse Republicans doing it though.
Thank you Dengar for posting this and we in CT are all over it.
nutmeg can you ping the list. This is over the top.
I imagine the discussion will go something like this on election morning.
Maude: This memo says we have to turn away folks with Wa-Wee material.
Maude: I SAID WE HAVE TO TURN AWAY FOLKS WITH WA-WEE MATERIAL!
Ethel: What's Wa-Wee material is that a misspelling?
Maude: Thats what it says WWE. That Wa-Wee.
Ethel: CHANGE YOU HEARING AID BATTERY NORMA!
Tilly: Your all wrong! Everybody know WWE is the initials of Wilbur Winslow Everett.
Maude: Why would they want us to ban poor old Mr. Everett?
Ethel: He's such a handsome fellow...
Maude: Yes, very distinguished.
Tilly: What were suppose to do? Oh, well couldn't have been very important.
The right for World Wrestling Entertainment fans to vote was threatened Friday by Connecticut Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz, who gave the authority to local poll workers to determine that if anyone shows up to the polls on November 2 wearing any WWE merchandise, whether it is a John Cena T-shirt or a Randy Orton wristband, they may be forced to go home and change, cover it up, or take it off in order to vote.Shirts with this beeotch's face on it with "EWW..." are still alright.
WWF shit- no!
Club wielding Black Panther Party thugs- yes!
where is it written that a voter can’t wear what he wants....its the poll workers that are supposed to abstain from politicking...
I proudly wore my old Army fatigue hat with its captains bars when I went to vote against Kerry in 2004 (said a little prayer for all those whose deaths his treachery had caused as I pulled the lever) - glad nobody objected to that choice of apparel......
Has this action by Connecticut Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz, made news in Connecticut? Are the voters aware of this?
Well, I guess they should take anything related to the state of Connecticut out of the polling places, because Blumenthal currently works for the State, and apparently you can’t have anything related to a current or former employer or owner of a business.
And these brainless micro managers want to run the entire country?
Way to fire up the Conservative base, S000zie. You go girl. The more of us you anger, the more you will lose.