NYT Happy Over VA Felons Voting, Casts Doubt on Terror Convictions

The front of the National section of Monday’s New York Times featured two race-and ethnicity-charged reports from Minnesota and Virginia, one trying to corrode confidence in three Islamic terrorist convictions of Somalis in Minnesota, the other on a “Racially Charged Fight” over granting blanket voting rights to felons in Virginia, a move expected to benefit the Democratic nominee in November. McAuliffe issued his executive order despite a history of previous Virginia governors who have examined the state constitution and decided they don’t have the authority to do so.