The Tragedy of Don Yelton

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Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down North Carolina Voter ID Requirement
http://nyti.ms/2aAxVgb

Don Yelton’s “Daily Show” appearance makes it into court ruling (PDF page 47)

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Court Ruling:
4th Circuit Court ruled state legislators acted “with discriminatory intent.”
http://bit.ly/2aiY275

Don Yelton’s “Daily Show” appearance:
http://slate.me/2aRVhLH

7/29/2016: Today’s Pete Kaliner Show is dedicated to Don Yelton
3:00 – 4th Circuit Court of Appeals overturns NC Voter ID Law
4:00 – State Lawmaker David Lewis about the ruling
5:00 – Last Night’s DNC
http://bit.ly/2aGhc9m

Buncombe County Republican Party response to Yelton’s buffoonery:
http://bit.ly/2azFiVC

BCGOP Statement on Fourth Circuit Ruling
Friday, July 29, 2016

Asheville, NC — This afternoon, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals invalidated the commonsense reforms of North Carolina’s 2013 Voter ID law. While the Buncombe County Republican Party respectfully disagrees with the court’s decision, in reaching it, the court cited hateful and racist comments made by former Buncombe County Republican precinct chairman Don Yelton before the House Elections Committee and, perhaps most notoriously, on an episode of The Daily Show.

When those comments first came to light in October 2013, the Buncombe County Republican Party expressed its profound disappointment in Yelton’s remarks, deeming them “offensive, uniformed, and unacceptable.”

At the time, the local party demanded Yelton’s immediate resignation from his post as precinct chair — a post he also had been forced from just the year before in a separate incident which involved breaking party rules.

“Once again, our party has to apologize for people like Yelton,” said BCGOP Chairman Nathan West. “Yelton and his cronies are like a chronic case of hemorrhoids: a real pain in the ass that you can never seem to get rid of.


RELATED

Flashback 2011: “Roscoe, arrest them Democrats!”
http://bit.ly/2aIrPc0

Don Yelton, Chad Nesbitt: The Carolina Stompers
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4th Circuit Court of Appeals Strikes Again, Overturns NC Voter ID Law
Posted on July 31, 2016, by A.P. Dillon
http://bit.ly/2ardte7

Pete Kaliner’s Blog: Don Yelton is the face of NC GOP? October 24th, 2013
http://bit.ly/2am9gxJ

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