The Justice Department continues to avoid real voting rights litigation. This time, Operation Amicus in in Yakima, Washington.
“But the Justice Department disagrees in a 13-page brief that says little else about the case, which has been in litigation since August 2012.”
It’s a low risk strategy that produces no results. It’s about show, not substance. It’s about padding numbers for speeches by the Attorney General, not electing minorities to office. It’s about a Voting Section more comfortable with pontification than litigation. Among the things that must radically change in 2017 is this timid Potemkin policy.