From Politico. But it appears *someone* attempted to edit it.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday joined the larger Democratic effort to spotlight voting rights ahead of this year’s midterms, blasting “active efforts to deter people from voting
often and after their
“Apparently it’s fairly active here in
North Carolina, uhhh,
Florida – oh @#$%, what state I’m I fundraising in today? My telepromptr is off. Oh that’s right. I used Fort Hood as an excuse to get
taxpayers to pay for this trip. Texas,” he told supporters at a
Houston fundraiser. “The idea that you’d purposely try to prevent dead
people from voting? Un-American. Liveist! RACIST! Those RIGHT-WING
Republicans not only want to kill your Grandma; they want to keep her from
voting after she’s dead! How is it that we’re putting up with that?
We don’t have to.”
On Friday, the president will continue his election-year push in a speech to Al Sharpton’s National
Get in on the Action
Attorney General Eric Holder delivered his own address to the group Wednesday in New York, recounting the Justice Department’s efforts on the issue since the Supreme Court struck down part of the Voting Rights Act last year.
The cocaine was flowing; so
his address was received enthusiastically.
“Let me be very clear: Protecting the right to vote
times for future citizens, felons, and people of deadness — the
action - And you know how Easy Al likes to get in on the action, ha,
ha- that truly makes our nation in control of the
Democrats an exceptional one — will continue to be a priority for
this administration, for this Department of Justice, for this IRS, for Elijah Cummings, for this president, and for this attorney general,”
Democrats see a voting rights pitch as another way to drive up midterm turnout among core Obama voters — most prominently African-Americans, but also Latinos, unmarried women,
dead women, dead men, illegal aliens, felons,
welfare recipients, abortionists, IRS agents, trial lawyers, and
current and recently graduated college students — the groups, party operatives
point out, most likely to still vote Democrat no matter much Obama and
Hillary screw up at risk from restrictive voting laws.