In 2004, BBC TV exposed Brett Doster, now Judge Roy Moore’s campaign chief, for illegally “caging” Black, Hispanic, and Jewish voters, a crime explained by Bobby Kennedy, Jr. in our film, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy.
They’d sent letters, for example, to soldiers at their home addresses, where they were legally registered, while they served overseas. When the letters came back to the RNC as “addressee not home,” the “caged” letters were used as evidence that the soldier didn’t exist.
“Caging” soldiers, caging any voter, is a crime. But in this case, those who committed the crime, the Bush campaign, were also in charge of prosecuting the crime. They didn’t. So Doster is running Moore’s Senate campaign instead of breaking rocks in a chain gang.
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