I don't know what possessed Colin Powell to invite them in, never mind the Dem whining.
Doesn't Powell have a boss?
Some of this stuff is an asleep at the switch problem. These groups should never have been given the time of day, let alone placed in a position to oversee elections.
I'd like to see a lot more detail in terms of what authority they have. If they show up at my precint can they be tossed out? If they watch over my shoulder as I cast my vote what are my rights?