Eugene Robinson: The GOP's crime against votersQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|Spare us any more hooey about "preventing fraud" and "protecting the integrity of the ballot box." The Republican-led crusade for voter ID laws has been revealed as a cynical ploy to disenfranchise as many likely Democratic voters as possible, with poor people and minorities the main targets. Recent developments in Pennsylvania -- one of more than a dozen states where voting rights are under siege -- should be enough to erase any lingering doubt: The GOP is trying to pull off an unconscionable crime.|
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