Digby’s Al Jazeera Article

Digby’s recent article in Al Jazeera, Voter suppression in the US revs up, is well worth your time. If you are unfamiliar with the history of GOP voter suppression as actively practiced by the late Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist in his youth, then the article is absolutely essential reading for you. I already knew about that, but picked up several other tidbits of execrable GOP behavior I didn’t previously know of.

The short version of the matter is this: the GOP does not in the least believe in democracy, and intends to suppress the practice of it when it disadvantages them. If we want democracy, we are going to have to cram it down their throats. I have my plumber’s helper close at hand…

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