Excerpt from National Review
By David French
Did writers and editors at Slate really believe that Wisconsin is less democratic than a dictatorship that kills people in secret gulags?
What happens when you combine intense partisan hatred, extreme rhetoric, and standard-fare academic lunacy? You get headlines like these, from writers at the Huffington Post, Slate, MSNBC, and Vox:
“North Carolina’s Democracy Ranked on Par with Cuba.”
“Sorry, North Carolina, but You Don’t Really Qualify as a Democracy Anymore.”