Michigan Republicans — January 29, 2013 at 3:00 pm

Electoral vote rigging scheme gets the dreaded “not on my agenda” label from Michigan Senate Maj. Leader Richardville


Ruh-roh, Raggy

The scheme to rig the distribution of Michigan’s electoral votes to make sure that Republicans can take full advantage of their gerrymandering of our Congressional districts has been given the dreaded “not on my agenda” label from Republican Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville.

The state House may be considering a new and controversial plan on how Michigan’s electoral college votes are distributed, but the state Senate isn’t interested, said Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville.

“I don’t know that the system now is broken. So I don’t know that we need to fix it,” he said. {…}

Richardville said Tuesday morning that the current all-or-nothing electoral vote system makes Michigan more relevant in presidential elections.

Changing the system, “Is not on our agenda,” he said.

Considering that Richardville and Governor Snyder both said the same thing about making Michigan a Right to Work state, this should alarm all of us. “Not on my agenda” in most states means “we’ve got more important things to do”. In Michigan, however, it means “we’ll ram this through later when our opponents are paying attention to other things”.

As Rachel Maddow explained so well last week, Michigan is the one state with Republicans shameless enough to move forward with a scheme like this that blares to every corner of the country “WE CAN’T WIN UNLESS WE CHEAT!!!”

Here’s her most excellent coverage:

Pay no attention to the honey badger behind the curtain. Especially if he tells you something is “not on his agenda”.

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