‘No List is Perfect’ Comment Illuminates Astounding GOP Hypocrisy
Just days after Van Hollen cited an imperfect list in filing his politically motivated suit to disenfranchise voters, the Republican Party of Wisconsin is now conceding that “no list is perfect” to explain a McCain mailer that directs voters’ absentee ballot requests to the wrong municipal clerks.
“The Republican hypocrisy on this is just astounding,” said Joe Wineke, Chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin. “After filing a lawsuit that would potentially disenfranchise up to a million legitimate voters because of an imperfect list, the GOP is now conceding that ‘no list is perfect.’” (Source:
Though Van Hollen has been in office for nearly two years, he waited until less than two months before the November election to file suit against the state’s Government Accountability Board.
Just days after the suit was filed, reports surfaced that the McCain campaign sent absentee ballot applications to hundreds of thousands of
”If the McCain campaign is to be taken at their word that this was an honest mistake and that ‘no list is perfect,’ then the McCain campaign must call on its state co-chairman J.B. Van Hollen to drop his baseless, hyper-partisan lawsuit,” Wineke said.
Van Hollen’s suit would essentially exploit honest mistakes like typos and clerical errors to challenge up to a million eligible Wisconsinites of their right to vote. Meanwhile, Republicans are fabricating stories about widespread voter fraud in attempts to justify the baseless lawsuit.
“There is no voter fraud in