10/28 The Supreme Courts is Coming for the Next Elections w/ Rick Hasen

October 28, 2020

Rick Hasen (@RickHasen), Chancellor’s Professor of Law and Political Science at UC Irvine, joins Sam to discuss the vote count and the Supreme Court’s recent rulings concerning ballots, mailing, and signatures.

On today’s show: Asked about closing argument that Trump is ending corona virus in US, WH spox says we’re moving in right direction, he doesn’t want to quibble over semantics related to corona virus. Asked about Pence campaigning in Wisconsin, WH spox says it’s fine because Pence gets great testing.

Rick Hasen (@RickHasen), Chancellor’s Professor of Law and Political Science at UC Irvine, joins Sam to discuss the vote count and the Supreme Court’s recent rulings concerning ballots, mailing, and signatures. How Kavanaugh’s latest opinion could affect states’ ability to count the votes in 2020 as well as voting rights down the line. The wiggle room the constitution leaves with regards to restrictions on voting rights. A voting rights amendment and other measures that could be taken to shore up our democracy.

On the fun half: Trump says he wants a “very proper and very nice” election day result that declares winner on Tuesday. MAGA event in Wisconsin without social distancing or masks. Trump fans left stranded in the cold for hours after Omaha rally. Tony Bobulinski says he had “Q” level clearance while naval officer was audited. Dave Rubin says it’s okay to overturn Roe v Wade, pro choice supporters will create donation networks, “you can take control of your life.” Michael Knowles says Democrats have taken power and won’t stop Covid measures even if they win, says he will refuse mask order. Walter Wallace’s young son shares what his dad meant to him, says he’s mad about racist white police, and BLM. Truck w/ LCD display of Wallace calls for de-escaltion, no violence from police. Plus, your IMs!

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