The definition of an idiot: Someone who turns down an immediate 600% return on an investment:
Absent from the proposed budget is a previously-included $664,000 appropriation that would automatically release $4 million in federal funds to maintain and improve the state’s election system.
There are only two possible reasons Republicans would do this: a) They're incredibly dumb, or b) They're intentionally trying to disable our extremely complex statewide voting system, probably because they operate from a centuries-old belief that voting should not be a universal right, but a privilege that is only shared by a certain class of the population. And I'm having trouble figuring out which one of those is worse.
BlueNC is dedicated to making North Carolina a more progressive and prosperous state. If your intention is to disrupt this effort, please find somewhere else to express your opinions.