Jeramey Jannene

Poop Wristbands Draw Ire at Recount

Or was that chocolate ice cream? Talk Radio host Vickie McKenna is miffed.

By - Nov 24th, 2020 01:25 pm
The poop wristbands. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

The poop wristbands. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

Acrimony with Milwaukee County’s presidential recount started at the door on Tuesday morning.

All attendees have to go through a temperature check as they enter the Wisconsin Center, 400 W. Wisconsin Ave., and upon passing are given a paper wristband.

Provided by the venue owner, the Wisconsin Center District, the wristbands have differed each day including two that said VIP in different colors and others with flag themes.

Tuesday’s was the smiling poop emoji.

That drew criticism from conservative radio host Vicki McKenna.

Do these people NOT take elections seriously? [Wisconsin Elections Commission], please tell me why this is acceptable?” tweeted McKenna, sharing a photo from a Trump observer.

“I always thought it was chocolate ice cream personally,” said Milwaukee County Clerk George Christenson in his press briefing. He said the process is managed entirely by the convention center district.

“They are probably just pulling what they have in stock,” said Christenson. “It’s a non-issue, everybody got one.” The convention center, with exception of a drastically downscaled Democratic National Convention, has been effectively vacant since March.

The wristband given out on Thursday during a media briefing of the recount had purple shapes. For a purple state?

The recount, scheduled to be completed before the December 1st deadline, is in its fifth day on Tuesday. Christenson said he thought it would be completed over the weekend, with approximately 45% of ballots already counted.

The City of Milwaukee found 386 sealed, but uncounted ballots Tuesday morning from a ward that Urban Milwaukee had previously identified as having a suspiciously low turnout.

Categories: Politics, Weekly

2 thoughts on “Poop Wristbands Draw Ire at Recount”

  1. mkwagner says:

    Vicki McKenna is upset about the use of poop emoji wristbands during a needless and racism recount. I am upset by this total waste of taxpayer dollars. I am furious that the sole intent of this recount is to call into question enough ballots, including mine as it turns out, so that Trump supporters can overturn the presidential election results in Wisconsin. It will not change who is sworn in on January 20, 2021. President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have already been certified as the winners.
    To Vicki McKenna, honey we have far more pressing issues to upset us than poop emojis. For instance, how can we stop narcissistic radio personalities from gathering 100s of people together without masks during an out of control pandemic that has sickened 363,973 and killed 3,115 Wisconsinites? How do we slow the surge in hsopitalizations so we can protect our healthcare workers?

  2. mr_cox says:

    Vicki McKenna– another snowflake conservative easily triggered. She should man up and put on her big boy pants.

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