Merrick Garland Opposes Common-Sense Voter ID Laws Because He Claims It's Still 1954
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The ideas I promote here on seem to me like plain common sense.

A constitutional requirement that the President should ”from time to time” report to Congress on the state of the Union should not be made an excuse for an expensive and time-consuming pageant of emperor-worship. People should not be able to spend their entire working lives as legislators. And so on.

Here's another proposition of plain common sense: Voters should have to identify themselves unambiguously before casting a vote in our elections.

Any citizen can, with very little effort or cost, obtain photo ID he can present when voting. Why would anyone not see the plain common sense here?

You’d better ask that question of Merrick Garland, our current U.S. Attorney General. In a speech he delivered last Sunday in Alabama Comrade Garland denounced voter ID laws as ”discriminatory, burdensome, and unnecessary.”

The supposition here is that voter ID laws are tools of white supremacy, that they are crafted to make it difficult for blacks to vote.

If that is indeed the case, Comrade, can you please produce for us an actual black citizen who tried but failed to procure photo ID for himself? And I don't mean in 1954, I mean today: this year, last year, any year this century.

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