Reprinted with permission from Uexpress.
Even before the newest right-wing justice, Brett Kavanaugh, took his seat, the U.S. Supreme Court was following the decades-old plan of influential conservatives, ensuring that their power and control will continue unabated. This is a civics lesson in minority rule, a seminar in authoritarian assertiveness.
Earlier this week, without Kavanaugh, the nation’s highest court allowed a plainly unfair, clearly partisan North Dakota voter ID law to stand. The law states that residents there must present identification with a “current residential street address” in order to vote. In a sparsely populated and heavily rural state, where many roads don’t even have names, that’s a huge impediment to voting.…