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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Federal judge: Florida is ‘laughing stock of the world’

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Federal judge: Florida is ‘laughing stock of the world’

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  — A Federal Judge slammed Florida on Thursday for repeatedly failing to anticipate election problems, and said the state law on recounts appears to violate the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that decided the presidency in 2000.

“We have we have been the laughing stock of the world, election after election, and we chose not to fix this,” U.S. District Judge Mark Walker said in court.

Walker vented his anger at state lawmakers but also Palm Beach County officials, saying they should have made sure they had enough equipment in place to handle this kind of a recount.

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