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Sat Mar 13, 2021, 05:38 PM

33. My overriding fear is that it's so precarious, they have to get this done

next, they simply have to.

They are going to have to create an exception for voting rights, just as McConnell did for the SC and Reid did for the Federal judges.

I commented on a thread where Robert Reich said that Biden needs to work on Sinema and Manchin, that Reich has misread the situation. Manchin has already given out noises that he would consider it.

Of course he would.

Logically, who would these laws benefit most, Sinema and Manchin or AOC and Booker ? Sinema and Manchin of course !

If Republicans get away with all these voter suppression laws in the Red States, that will be Sinema and Manchin stuffed.

Get HR1 and VRA through and it not only helps minorities, fights gerrymandering but helps existing Red State Dems.

The interesting thing is whether any of these Bills will be watered down, or added to for example voter ID which is a (false) touchstone for Republicans. I think they will use anything like this to demonise Democrats, but Democrats should press on regardless. That said, I think Democrats could offer a compromise that anyone who doesn't have a passport or driver's license, would be entitled to a picture voter ID card, paid for by the Government.

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