You mean putting my @clownpenis.fart email address on my resume is a bad idea?
This isn't an assault on anything, the public has every right to know which among them votes for whatever. Dave Chapelle had it right, this country seems to think that the way you vote is the most private information. That shouldn't be the case, if you're voting in a public election then your vote should also be public. In fact, you should be proud to stand up and say you voted for any one thing. If you're not proud to say that, then why did you vote?
There are a few reasons you can't (and shouldn't be able to) tie a name to a ballot: bribery and coercion, to name two.
If Joe can make a few bucks voting for Mr. A instead of Mrs. B, when he couldn't care less about the outcome of the election, why wouldn't he?
Should the management of Acme Co. be able to award bonuses to those who vote for a favored candidate, and demote or fire those who don't?
I think you ought to know I'm feeling very depressed.
It seems that these First Amendment cases are always about the most trivial and petty things possible. I fully expect the next one to revolve around whether or not yo momma is so fat, and how fat she is.
Is it just me
Yes, it is just you, because the rest of us know the difference between "kindle" and "kindling."