will surprise no one.
They cling bitterly to racial politics even though the decision was based on the Constitution and the change in society since 1965.
They certainly don’t understand the decision itself, and that discrimination as to voting rights still is illegal. All the decision did was do away with a remedial anachronism based on outdated facts as to the South.
Here’s a key portion of the decision:
Our decision in no way affects the permanent, nationwide ban on racial discrimination in voting found in §2.
Here’s the ignorant and confused reaction:
— Business Insider (@BusinessInsider) June 25, 2013
— ????? ???????? ????? (@aaldef) June 25, 2013
— Jerome Vaughn (@jvdet) June 25, 2013
— Talking Points Memo (@TPM) June 25, 2013
American citizens withstood beatings, firehoses and dogs to see the law passed. Some even gave their lives. #VRA is a vital tool. Agree?
— Donna Brazile (@donnabrazile) June 25, 2013
— Debbie Wasserman Schultz (@DWStweets) June 25, 2013
— G. Denise Dupree (@MyDearestDenise) June 25, 2013
— Stephen J. Steglik (@StephenSteglik) June 25, 2013
h/t Twitchy for this:
Damn, that citizenship thing was so great for awhile.
— Melissa Harris-Perry (@MHarrisPerry) June 25, 2013
and the inevitable new addition to the permanent campaign:
— Rebecca Shabad (@RebeccaShabad) June 25, 2013
And, we have a #Winner:
It'll be easier for #Snowden to vote than for poor Southern blacks.
— Harold Itzkowitz (@HaroldItz) June 25, 2013
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