Dan Froomkin: Minority Voters To Be IntimidatedQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|A new report from Common Cause and Demos, titled 'Bullies at the Ballot Box,' describes efforts by right-wing groups -- foremost among them, a Tea Party spin-off group called True the Vote -- to train as many as a million volunteers in 'poll-watching.' The report notes that True the Vote official Bill Ouren has told volunteers they should make voters feel 'like driving and seeing the police following you.' And the president of True the Vote coalition partner Judicial Watch has accused the Obama administration of trying to mobilize 'the food stamp army' and 'steal the election' with the 'illegal alien vote.'|
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