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Translation: Right wingers are trying to make it more difficult to cheat. WAAHHHH!
Attorney General Eric Holder told a council of African American church leaders Wednesday that the “sacred” right to vote is under assault nationwide, with federal lawsuits and at least a dozen state laws that could hinder – or block – minorities’ access to the ballot box this fall.
“In my travels across this country, I’ve heard a consistent drumbeat of concern from citizens, who – often for the first time in their lives – now have reason to believe that we are failing to live up to one of our nation’s most noble ideals,” Holder said in a speech before the Council of Black Churches. The threats of legal assaults and lingering discrimination, he added, means that “some of the achievements that defined the civil rights movement now hang in the balance.”
Yeah… I mean, if we don’t do something about right-wingnuts messing with the voting process, before you know it, people could just show up, say their name is Eric Holder, and be handed his ballot! Oh, wait…
Having to show I.D. and prove you’re eligible to vote is a crazy notion, but handing guns over to Mexican drug cartels and trying to give foreign terrorists constitutional protections makes perfect sense.
When I pull the lever in November, I’m probably going to be voting so aggressively against everybody in this administration that I’ll end up ripping the handle from the voting machine.
Update: Holder demands Florida halt purge of non-citizens from voter rolls.
Question: Where is Congress when it comes to their duty to keep the AG’s office de-thuggified?