“it’s time for Democrats to radically expand the electorate”
In a little over six months, the Biden administration has allowed hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants to flow across America’s southern border. Many conservatives have suggested that this is nothing more than a cynical attempt to change America’s electorate by creating more Democrat voters.
A writer for the New York Times just seemed to confirm that this was the endgame all along.
The NY Times piece is behind a paywall, but Phil Shiver of The Blaze has posted some excerpts:
Liberal journalist: There is ‘no good reason’ only citizens can vote
A guest columnist for the New York Times argued this week that “there is no good reason you should have to be a citizen to vote.”
According to the Times, the essay is “part of a series exploring bold ideas to revitalize and renew the American experiment.”
Atossa Araxia Abrahamian, a New York-based progressive journalist and former senior editor of the Nation, claimed in an opinion piece Wednesday that “it’s time for Democrats to radically expand the electorate.”
How? First by granting permanent legal residents the right to vote. Why? Because, according to Abrahamian, they contribute as much to the country as any natural-born citizen.
“Nearly 15 million people living legally in the United States, most of whom contribute as much as any natural-born American to this country’s civic, cultural and economic life, don’t have a say in matters of politics and policy because we — resident foreign nationals, or ‘aliens’ as we are sometimes called — cannot vote,” Abrahamian wrote.
Talk about saying the quiet part out loud.
— Atossa Araxia Abrahamian (@atossaaraxia) July 29, 2021
Carmine Sabia of the Conservative Brief has more:
It sounds like a good faith argument from someone who just wants the right to vote in a nation where he resides and pays taxes.
But then you have to read just one paragraph farther to comprehend what it is that Abrahamian actually wants.
“Considering the Supreme Court’s recent decision undermining voting rights, and Republicans’ efforts to suppress, redistrict and manipulate their way to electoral security, it’s time for Democrats to radically expand the electorate. Proposing federal legislation to give millions of young people and essential workers a clear road to citizenship is a good start. But there’s another measure that lawmakers both in Washington and state capitals should put in place: lifting voting restrictions on legal residents who aren’t citizens — people with green cards, people here on work visas, and those who arrived in the country as children and are still waiting for permanent papers,” the writer said.
And there it is.
Make no mistake. There are Democrats in Washington who agree with this.
— Stephen L. Miller (@redsteeze) July 29, 2021
There Is No Good Reason You Should Have to Be a Citizen to Vote
"I hope that Democrats seize their chance, and realize the power and the enthusiasm of their potential constituents."
Talk about giving away the game!!https://t.co/Tqq3ZnfVhg
— Jeryl Bier (@JerylBier) July 29, 2021
Rush was right. Again. https://t.co/4A5tfq4NI5
— Saint Bellum (@saintbellumHQ) July 29, 2021
Keep this in mind the next time someone on the left claims that the idea of replacing the American electorate is a conspiracy theory.DONATE
Donations tax deductible
to the full extent allowed by law.