Yes, those vote suppression laws are hideous, and must be changed.
But focusing on them alone, and totally ignoring the election fraud enabled by computerized voting with its private owners—as both these pieces do—is to give aid and comfort to the very animals who’ve passed those laws.
These two items come to us from Portside (whose editors apparently don’t get it either):
(1) Suppressing the Vote
New ID laws combat an imaginary crime wave.
By Roger Bybee
In These Times
August 12, 2011
(2) Voting-Rights Struggle Isn’t Over
By Laughlin Mcdonald & Laura W. Murphy
August 6, 2011