The Corner

Carter Continued

Yesterday I commented on Jimmy Carter’s complaints about Florida voting, and in particular his claim that elections in the state are run by partisan Republicans. An editorial in today’s WSJ makes this important point: “In 24 of the 25 Florida counties with the highest ballot spoilage rate, the county supervisor was a Democrat. In the 25th county, the supervisor was an Independent.” Carter forgot to mention that in his Washington Post tirade.

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.

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