The State of Georgia, i.e., the state of Georgia in a nutshell

“Nutshell” being Harper’s Weekly Report’s consolidation of everything we’ve been hearing about Georgia — which seems to be conscientiously regressing frantically fast to its antebellum nature:

In Georgia, where 1.4 million voters have been purged from the rolls since 2012, close to 600 absentee ballots have been rejected because of “signature variants”; Jefferson County employees stopped a bus from taking a group of senior citizens, all of whom were black, from a retirement facility to an early voting precinct over concerns about “an unknown third party,” Black Voters Matter, whose mission the mayor of nearby Bartow then compared to the mass suicide of the Peoples Temple cult; and the City of Savannah announced that finding the vandal who glued googly eyes to a statue of a Revolutionary War hero was a serious public safety issue, writing that “it may look funny” but “it’s no laughing matter, in fact, it’s a crime.”

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