Minn. Court to Coleman Lawyer: ‘This Is Not Florida’
Sen. Norm Coleman’s counsel argued before the Minnesota Supreme Court today that wrongly rejected absentee ballots should not be counted in the U.S. Senate canvass, as their inclusion would represent “an invitation to go to Florida,” according to The Minnesota Independent.
But Justice Paul Anderson cut him off and retorted, “This is not Florida. I’m just not terribly receptive to you telling us this is Florida.”
Roger Magnuson, Coleman’s lawyer, represented George W. Bush in Bush v. Gore in 2000, but it appears that references to that case will not serve him well.
The judges “gave no indication of when they may issue a ruling,” reports the MinnIndy.