Give Felons the Vote? | National Review Online: "Further, in many jurisdictions felons are broadly excluded from running for office. (Here we see an inversion of the Illinois practice, in which residents tend to become felons after being elected to high office.) If voting for a candidate is fundamental to justice in a democratic republic, then it can hardly be the case that standing as a candidate for office could be less fundamental.
Eric Holder has not given any speeches about that, either."
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