Best Political Sideshow

Pressley vs. Casar

The District 4 City Council election contest – defeated candidate Laura Pressley vs. Council Member Greg Casar (as proxy for electronic voting) – was dismissed at state district court, earning hefty “frivolous lawsuit” sanctions for Pressley and her lawyer. Yet bolstered by anti-computer-voting truthers less interested in their plaintiff’s loss by 30 points than in grandiose conspiracy claims, Pressley vows to appeal. Except for the cost to Travis County taxpayers – and unmerited attacks on dedicated public officials, particularly Travis County Clerk and vote maven Dana DeBeauvoir – it’s a laugh-a-minute affair, more suitable to reality TV than a courtroom. If only Flip Wilson were alive to preside ….

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