By Nicole Powers
Greg Palast: Well, I hate to say it Thom, it’s because they’re not really fools. They’re wise fools. They know exactly what they’re doing, which is to create a hysteria that we need all kinds of rules…
It’s worth noting that one of these suggested rules to combat the virtually nonexistent crime of voter fraud, put forth by panelist John Lott (the author of More Guns, Less Crime), was that voters be forced to undergo background checks similar to those that potential gun-owners are subjected to in some states. This, of course, is all really about creating yet more obstacles to prevent the poor, the elderly, students, and people of color – who all tend to lean blue – from exercising their right to vote.
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