NYT Ed Board: South Dakota Legislators “Shameless” and “Cunning”

corruptionnyt.jpgRepublicans in the South Dakota legislature just declared a state of emergency. Why? So when they overturn a major anti-corruption law that voters passed at the ballot last November, those voters won’t be able to fight them. Apparently, a law overturned due to a state of emergency can’t be repealed by voters with another referendum.

The New York Times Editorial Board called the move “shameless” and “cunning” in today’s paper, and I couldn’t agree more.

Here’s the editorial:

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