The New Jersey Supreme Court unanimously ruled this evening that the state Democratic Party can replace the name of Robert G. Torricelli on the Nov. 5 ballot for United States senator.
“It is in the public interest and the general interest of the election laws to preserve the two-party system and to submit to the electorate ballot bearing the names of candidates of both major political parties as well as of all qualifying parties and groups,” the court ruled.
Laws are for lesser mortals, not Democrats and Supreme Court Justices. It appears that the price of an election in New Jersey has now increased from the 65 million spent by the Junior Senator, John Corzine, by $800,000, which is how much the New Jersey Supreme Court is ordering the Democrats to pay in order to print new ballots.
Like the old joke:
A man asks an attractive girl he has met in a posh bar: ”If I give you $ 1000, will you go to bed with me?” After briefly considering this, she replies: ”Yes, for $ 1000 I think I will.”
So he continues: ”But I don’t have that much money; so will you go to bed with me for $ 20 ?” ”Of course not!” she replies. ”Who do you think I am? What kind of girl do you take me for?” He coolly returns: ”We have already established what kind of girl you are. We are now just haggling over the price.”
We now know what future elections in New Jersey (or anywhere Democrats are losing) will look like. In the future, all they will have to do is haggle for the price.