Some politicos, especially those with liberal leanings, on Tuesday bemoaned a Supreme Court decision that killed aspects of a Voting Rights Act requirement that had dictated states with histories of racial tension receive federal preclearance for changes to voting policies. Here’s how it played on Twitter:
- — Hayes Brown (@HayesBrown)Tue, Jun 25 2013 07:16:38There is no GIF to express my disappointment at SCOTUS on the VRA and my fury at having a Congress that will do nothing to fix it.
- — Richard Yeselson (@yeselson)Tue, Jun 25 2013 07:22:08The South is different and has been since the nation's founding. It is less different today, but, for first time, Court moves it backward.
- — Benjy Sarlin (@BenjySarlin)Tue, Jun 25 2013 07:31:01SCOTUS says VRA "has proved immensely successful at redressing racial discrimination," but at some point magically became unconstitutional