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Justices let imaginations fly as they test limits on expression at voting booth

Mar 01, 2018 - The Washington Post

Some Supreme Court justices on Wednesday seemed to think Minnesota's law banning "political" clothing and buttons from polling places is an affront to free speech, while some seemed to think it might uphold the decorum and dignity due the casting of a ballot in a democracy.

But all came bearing hypotheticals. And for the two lawyers arguing the case, their time in the well of the Supreme Court came to resemble the time fish spend in a barrel.

At issue is a law that prohibits people f...