Federal Judge: Florida is ‘Laughing-Stock of the World’

"We have been the laughing-stock of the world, election after election, and we chose not to fix this," U.S. District Judge Mark Walker said in court.

  • Published 15 November 2018

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge slammed Florida on Thursday for repeatedly failing to anticipate election problems, and said the state law on recounts appears to violate the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that decided the presidency in 2000. "We have been the laughing-stock of the world, election after election, and we chose not to fix this," U.S. District Judge Mark Walker said in court. Walker vented his anger at state lawmakers but also Palm… Read at AP News