Snooze and Lose 

The Republican-led General Assembly appears to be bypassing simple, individualized rights restrictions and skipping straight to large-scale disenfranchisement.

In Kurt Vonnegut's "Slaughterhouse-Five," the Tralfamadorians, a fatalistic race of aliens, give humans the message they've taken from the Bible after reading it: "Before you kill anyone, make absolutely sure that they're not well-connected." A similar learning process appears to have…

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