Illinois state law -- Sec. 17-29 (a) -- states: "No judge of election, poll watcher, or other person shall, at any primary or election, do any electioneering or soliciting of votes or engage in any political discussion within any polling place [or] within 100 feet of any polling place."
Last Thursday, Michelle Obama was seen discussing politics at the Martin Luther King Center in the South Side of Chicago, Illinois. “No biggie”, you say? It’s against the law. When brought to task for this act, defenders said the Harvard Law School Alumni Obama was “Unaware of the Law.”
Try that excuse, the next time your caught speeding.
Who was defending her? A top Ilinois State Board of Elections official, that’s who. Who went on to say,”
"You kind of have to drop the standard for the first lady, right?" the official explained late Thursday. "I mean, she's pretty well liked and probably doesn't know what she's doing."
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