Skip to comments.Fight Voter Suppression... With Voter Suppression? [BARF]
Posted on 09/27/2012 2:31:57 PM PDT by LonelyCon
This article in the current issue of the Atlantic made me furious:
"The next day, King Street Patriotsmany of them aging white suburbanitespoured into polling places in heavily black and Hispanic neighborhoods around Houston, looking for signs of voter fraud. Reports of problems at the polls soon began surfacing in the Harris County attorneys office and on the local news. The focus of these reports was not fraud, however, but alleged voter intimidation. Among other things, poll observers were accused of hovering over voters, blocking lines of people who were trying to cast ballots, and, in the words of Assistant County Attorney Terry ORourke, getting into election workers faces.
This sh** makes me f***ing furious.
Why the f*** aren't liberals and progressives organizing "patriot" groups of our own? If aging white suburbanites can pour into polling places in heavily black and Hispanic neighborhoods "looking for signs of voter fraud," then by God urban black and Hispanic and Asian and white and gay "patriots" can pour into polling places in heavily white suburbs to look around for signs of voter fraud. [SNIP] Someone needs to organize a big, diverse group of liberal and progressive poll watchers and announce that we're sending these good and conscientious patriots into the white, largely Republican suburbs around Houston to look around for signs of voter fraud. [SNIP] Maybe they'll realizeonce it starts happening to themthat this sh** is wrong and that it has to stop. [SNIP] I'll help spread the word and raise money for any group that wants to do this in Texas.
P.S. - He's so foul-mouthed that I heavily edited his swear words. Be warned if you go to his site.
I thought they had.
He is thuch a thavage.
Very strange because early voting doesn’t start until October 22, 2012.