The Fall of America*

From Harper’s Weekly, February 1863; Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. (LC-USZ62–132749)

Democratic Senate leadership will try to move their voting rights legislation to a debate today, as the Republican minority wants nothing to do with crafting an argument to defend their opposition to voting rights while their partisans at the state level are busy making a sick joke out of the American democratic experiment.

“So, in state after state, Republicans are reducing polling hours and locations in the number of drop…