Wrestling fans might enjoy putting on costumes and cheering
something fake and staged, but they're still citizens, citizens with the
right to dress up like the Iron Sheik
vote Republican, as outlined in the Constitution.
basic of democratic ideals was upheld again by Connecticut Secretary of
, who announced yesterday that the state would not
prohibit people in WWE apparel from entering polling places during next
Tuesday's senate matchup between Dick Blumenthal and wrestling magnate Linda
. Bysiewicz's office attracted controversy
a lawsuit from the McMahon campaign--last week after an aide told
reporters that election officials were considering asking voters in WWE
gear to cover up the logo, owing to the "overtly partisan" nature of the
symbol. Connecticut state law prohibits
campaigning within 75 feet of a polling place.
remain illegal, unless you are voting absentee.
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