There is a reason so many folks say they get their news from Jon Stewart’s Daily Show. Last week the Daily Show interviewed a North Carolina Republican Party official about the lawsuit filed by the US Department of Justice against the state’s new voter identification law.
Republican official Don Yelton referred to “lazy blacks who want the government to give them everything.” Yelton also said the new voter identification law will allow his party to kick some Democratic butt.
Racism and cheating to win elections and undermine democracy. How could that be? The voter law was passed with such pure intentions to just keep ACORN from trying to cheat. ACORN? Oh yeah, they dissolved. Who’s trying to cheat who?
Yelton also said it wouldn’t matter if the North Carolina law disenfranchised lazy college students who now can’t use their student identification to vote.
Of course, the Republican Party forced Yelton to resign his position for making the awful mistake of telling the truth about his beloved radical right-wing Republican Party.
Of course, his statements are true more generally about all the Republican-passed state voter identification laws.
AND THIS IS WHY THE SUPREME COURT WAS SO WRONG TO GUT THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT.
And Yelton showed the partisan cheating nature of this Supreme Court.
When you accuse me or anyone else for being paranoid about radical right-wing Republicans, please remind yourself there is a huge state legislative Republican secret plan. It is called ALEC — American Legislative Exchange Council.
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