Union Tribune foolishly calls for San Diegans to spoil their ballots

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“Send a message to the GOP and Trump by writing in Ronald Reagan for president.” That’s the crux of the Union-Tribune’s June 2nd editorial. It’s also foolish and irresponsible advice, especially from a newspaper. Under California law, write-in votes aren’t counted unless they’re cast for certain qualified write-in candidates. To become a qualified write-in candidate, you have to fill out forms and submit …

There’s a big problem with the “free speech” zones outside San Diego’s Trump rally

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Sdpd releases tentative map designating “free speech zones” for Trump visit. #NBC7pic.twitter.com/6JpvhDN412 — Matt Rascon (@mattnbcsd) May 25, 2016 It’s not too hyperbolic to say that Donald Trump’s candidacy is the biggest threat to the First Amendment since the McCarthy hearings. But he’s not going it alone. With the help of the San Diego Police Department, America’s finest city has apparently established “free speech …