I mean, even slightly realize what a creep he is? I seriously doubt it:
“Rep. Darrell Issa, who spent $1.7 million to qualify the 2003 gubernatorial recall, said Wednesday he made “a small contribution” toward qualifying an initiative to change how California’s electoral votes are tallied in next year’s presidential election.
“The Republican congressman said he is also sending out letters to the same voters who signed recall petitions in 2003, asking them to submit signatures once again for the Electoral College initiative.”
Issa boosts electoral measure. Backer of state’s 2003 recall aids initiative on Electoral College votes, by Kevin Yamamura, Sacramento Bee, November 1, 2007
“But that’s against the law. California Elections Code 18650 states clearly that, ‘No one shall knowingly or willfully permit the list of signatures on an initiative, referendum, or recall petition to be used for ANY PURPOSE other than qualification of the initiative, referendum or recall.’ Violation of this section is a misdemeanor.
“That’s pretty clear, isn’t it? Wouldn’t you expect a Member of Congress to know the law? Well, maybe we can’t expect a Republican Member of Congress to obey the law??”
Republicans Violate the Law to Qualify Electoral Vote Scam–Break the Rules in Effort to Change the Rules?, by Bill Cavala, California Progress Report, November 1, 2007 (both via Calitics: Uh, Issa is breaking the law, too)
Well, maybe we can’t expect a Republican Member of Congress to obey the law.
Well, maybe if the law was enforced, like, the way such laws are enforced for people who are not a Republican Member of Congress, then perhaps Republican Members of Congress would start obeying the law. Y’think?