At one point, when lawyers asked her about the details of the voter ID law, Pennsylvania Secretary of the Commonwealth Aichele responded, ‘I don’t know what the law says.’
Gov. Snyder isn’t yet receiving the off-with-his-independent-head kinda threats received by John Roberts after he also made the mistake of deciding to do the right thing rather than the easy thing
Only the gullible can’t see the link between Eric Holder’s aggressive persecution of voting abuses in Florida and what has happened to the Attorney General in the halls of Congress this week.
The recent voter purge in Florida and Texas are the result of the American Legislative Exchange Council’s (ALEC) fascist voter ID laws.
When a right wing expert on voter fraud was pressed to give specific examples, he babbled James O’Keefe then ran for the hills all the while ignoring the rampant plague of Republican voter fraud.
Palm Beach and Hillsborough Counties have suspended the voter purge in those counties because the information they received from Rick Scott’s officials was unreliable.
It’s an old right wing tactic that we should have long ago learned to recognize. When they can’t beat us in a democracy, they change the rules of that democracy.
Without the time to change new Republican laws suppressing voting rights before the election, advocates will need to utilize new Get Out the Vote strategies.