Donald Trump decided to sue because too many Black and brown people were allowed to vote. On Nov. 4, a polling station in Clark County, Nevada stayed open until 10 p.m. The polling station stayed open late due to long lines and because they have to give everyone in line an opportunity to cast their votes. The polling station is a community that is over 30 percent Hispanic and 12 percent Black.
On the day before the election, Trump and his campaign filed a lawsuit against the Registrar of Voters in Nevada because it stayed open two hours after it was scheduled to close. Trump’s campaign wanted all of the votes from that polling station to be set aside and not counted.
However, Clark County judge Gloria Sturman blasted Trump and his attorneys for attempting to call for such an inane action. “Are [votes] not to be counted?” Sturman said rhetorically. “What are you saying? Why are we here? You want to preserve the poll data? That is offensive to me.”
Sturman continued to destroy Trump’s lawyers by telling them that she will not punish people for doing their civic duty. “I am not going to expose people doing the civic duty helping their fellow citizens vote, that they are taking their personal time to preserve…to public attention, ridicule, and harassment.”
Sturman ended her thrashing by telling Trump lawyers, “Thank you, sit down.”
Trump spoke about the incident at a rally over the weekend and claimed that the system was “rigged.” He has often suggested that the voting system is working against him and his campaign.
Trump has continuously proven to be a sore loser and contrarian who pouts and sues if he doesn’t get his way.