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Six ways the Right is shredding the vote

Little known fact: In more and more races, the GOP doesn't have broad enough appeal to fairly produce an election majority, so it has resorted to rigging the system so a minority prevails. As far-right tactician Paul Weyrich once bluntly put it: "I don't want everybody to vote. ...Our leverage in the elections quite candidly goes up as the voting populace goes down." Thus, the right's electioneering strategy is to shrink turnout by blocking its opponents' core supporters--particularly African Americans, Latinx people, Native Americans, union members, and young people--from even entering polling places. This scheme is more than voter suppression--it's straight-out election sabotage.

Trump is right!

Yes, it's true: Scoundrels have been tampering with the ballot! Unfortunately for Trump, the scoundrels are in his own party. Ouch. Take Republican operative Leslie Dowless Jr., who helped a North Carolina G... Read more...