A poll worker reported to his supervisors that he saw Coulter try to vote in the precinct closest to her Palm Beach home. But when she was told the address on her voter's registration was elsewhere, Coulter ran out instead of correcting it and ended up voting in a precinct that wasn't hers. Knowingly voting in the wrong precinct in Florida is a felony.
Elections Supervisor Arthur Anderson gave Coulter until April 30 to explain what happened, but she has yet to answer his registered letters. Now with Jimenez, Kelly said, officials will wait "a few more weeks" before starting a procedure that could strip Coulter of her right to vote here and refer the case to State Attorney Barry Krischer for possible prosecution.
Coulter is now in the unenviable position of being hoisted with her own petard. All conservative elected officials and conservative commentators seem to fall into that trap big time at least once in their lives. Who can forget Morton Downey Jr.s vicious television show where he denounced Pabulum Puking Liberals for many supposed shortcomings including fighting for anti-smoking warnings and legislation? I guess because I am a bleeding heart that I really felt sorry for Mort when later in life he was stricken with lung cancer and did an abrupt 180 degree turn in his political beliefs saying how mistaken he was to promote smoking rights among other positions. More recently we have Jeb Bush, George W. Bush and Rush Limbaugh who have all taken stridently anti-drug positions. Jeb and George enacted harsh drug penalties in Florida and Texas respectively, only to find out that Jebs daughter, George W. and Limbaugh have all abused drugs and broken drug laws. George W and Limbaugh avoided serving any jail time, while Jebs daughter had to do time in jail and rehab. I guess someone on the right had to pay the price they advocate. Of the three, why not punish the little girl the hardest? Of course, we also have Bill Ho Reilly who after relentlessly pillorying Bill Clinton for his sexual transgressions with an underling it was discovered OReilly viciously harassed (one could say stalked) one of his staffers with lewd phone calls and unwelcome discussions about proper use of sexual props. That case was of course quickly settled out of court for an undisclosed (Read: BIG) sum. What else, Cheneys daughter being gay when the Bush administration is so stridently anti-gay? Oh, how horrific of me to have brought that up, Im so sorry Mary, will you forgive me? Or how about Segregationist Strom Thurmond fathering a daughter with an African American woman?
Since the above is the case, perhaps Ann and her High Powered (Read: High Priced) attorney will plead for leniency or Amnesty? Only, how will she reconcile that wish with some of the things she said in her most recent article, Read my Lips, No New Amnesty http://www.townhall.com/opinion/columns/anncoulter/2006/05/17/197806.html her latest diatribe against immigration reform because it would allow undocumented aliens to receive leniency. Yes, its all about the fact that they committed a crime in coming to this country, nothing about racism. Oops, but now you have committed a crime too Ann. How is she going to reconcile this with any possible logical defense?
If Ann takes the course most consistent with her proclaimed views, she will plead guilty and demand the maximum sentence. Felonies, particularly in Florida carry a number of penalties, first, you become disenfranchised, you lose your right to own a firearm, and you are sentenced to at least a year in prison. Prison could prove interesting for Ann. She has written a plethora of articles against and slander-ing gays and lesbians. I wonder what Ann will do when she encounters that 6 2 tall inmate named Bertha with the mullet and the tattoo on her shoulder that proclaims I love girls. Maybe Ann will again do the consistent thing and go on a rant against sodomites and other immoral people. The prison infirmary better start stocking up on Anns blood type. Ann should also find out about the best plastic surgeons. When she gets out of prison, she will probably need to hire one to remove the tattoo Berthas biotch from her rear end. Then again, there is that persistent rumor in the liberal blogosphere about Ann being a man in drag on account of her prominent Adams apple and masculine writing style. Maybe the prison entry physical will produce a shocking discovery. Can you imagine a tranny that looks like Ann being sent to mens prison? Of course, according to Ann and her loyal readership, all of the above will be OK, because any attempt to improve the conditions in prisons is the stuff of bleeding heart liberals. People are being sent to prison to be punished, so prison rape and all other similar horrors are perpetrated on deserving victims.