voting rights for the incompetent

Democrats’ New Target Demographic: Idiots, Imbeciles and Incompetents

Given the election results of the last twenty years, it might be surprising to learn that the California constitution says that “no idiot or insane” person shall be entitled to vote. But non-lawyers must understand that ‘idiot’ is a legal term used to denote someone who is literally incompetent or incoherent.  Other states use the term ‘imbecile’ or the more modern, ‘incompetent.” But believe it or not, the Obama Department of Justice, and an Attorney General confirmed by a majority Republican Senate, are working to overturn those sensible prohibitions.