After Georgia Republicans misplaced two seats within the U.S. Senate and helped lose the battle for Donald Trump’s reelection, they determined to do one thing about it. They handed a voter suppression regulation.
When your concepts don’t win folks over, simply preserve the opposite aspect from getting votes. Republican efforts to suppress the vote have been occurring throughout the nation for some time and can solely intensify after the latest election.
It’s a little bit tougher to promote your “voter integrity” when one aspect of it might stop folks from giving water to voters ready in lengthy traces. (Lengthy traces which are, not coincidentally, extra usually in precincts the place Black individuals who are likely to vote Democratic dwell.)
As a topper to the latest Jim Crow-style laws that handed in Georgia, Gov. Brian Kemp had a bill-signing photograph op with six white male legislators in entrance of a portray of a plantation that when enslaved 100 folks. Oh, and whereas the photograph op was occurring, a black feminine legislator was being dragged away screaming to a ready police automotive for the crime of knocking on the governor’s door. If this was a screenplay, folks would say it was simply means too apparent and on the nostril.
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