When my co-writer for Rolling Stone, Bobby Kennedy, called Barack Obama about this, his response was: If they’re going to steal 6 millions votes, we’re going to get 7 million more votes. And that’s what he had to do. He had to have such crushing victories in 2008 and 2012 that he overwhelmed the steal. It can be done.
From Alabama to Virginia, and everywhere in between, Jerry Quickley and Greg Palast discuss the War on Voting Rights and take calls from KPFK listeners in this episode of This Is Happening. Also available via SoundCloud.
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Greg Palast (Rolling Stone, Guardian, BBC) is the author of The New York Times bestsellers, Billionaires & Ballot Bandits and the book and documentary,
The Best Democracy Money Can Buy.
His latest film is Vigilante: Georgia's Vote Suppression Hitman
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