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Tue Sep 12, 2017, 06:42 PM

12 white men to testify at voter commission meeting

By Eric Bradner, CNN
Updated 4:34 PM ET, Tue September 12, 2017

Manchester, New Hampshire (CNN)All 12 people scheduled to deliver presentations to President Donald Trump's voting commission at St. Anselm College here Tuesday are white men ...

No women or minorities are scheduled to give presentations at Tuesday's meeting -- the second of Trump's election integrity commission, led by Kansas secretary of state Kris Kobach, a leading advocate of strict voting requirements.

"This is a sham commission that has one goal: to rig democracy in Republicans' favor by making it harder for African-Americans, Latinos, women and young people to exercise their fundamental right to vote," said Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez ...

"They somehow found a white man who is not an academic and who last wrote anything about elections a decade ago who is advocating for background checks before voting. But they couldn't find one of the dozens of female or minority experts who've studied and written extensively on elections over the past decade," said David Becker, the executive director of the Center for Election Innovation and Research and the former director of the elections program at The Pew Charitable Trusts ...

http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/12/politics/trump-voting-commission-all-white-men/index.html

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Reply 12 white men to testify at voter commission meeting (Original post)
struggle4progress Sep 12 OP
Eliot Rosewater Sep 12 #1
struggle4progress Sep 12 #2
ProudLib72 Sep 12 #3
Lochloosa Sep 12 #4
wellst0nev0ter Sep 12 #5
LisaM Sep 12 #6

Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Tue Sep 12, 2017, 06:43 PM

1. Your democracy ended last november, period, for real.

What you have now is how to survive and not have a complete breakdown of civility and society?

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Response to Eliot Rosewater (Reply #1)

Tue Sep 12, 2017, 06:54 PM

2. Our political dynamics are much larger and more complicated than that

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Tue Sep 12, 2017, 07:02 PM

3. 12 Angry Men. Yep, saw that movie

And luckily there was one man who wanted to be rational.

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Tue Sep 12, 2017, 07:16 PM

4. Kansas Kris Kobach. Interesting.

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Tue Sep 12, 2017, 07:22 PM

5. There are more white men on the commission

then there are people actually caught committing voter fraud

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Tue Sep 12, 2017, 07:26 PM

6. Ugh.

It's all out there, hiding in plain sight, and nothing can be done. I feel utterly defeated at times.

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