Thursday, January 13, 2022

The Democrats' Voting Rights Chimera

I analyze the Democrats' bizarre focus on voting rights bills that will not pass in my latest at The Liberal Patriot.
"The Democratic focus in the new year has been on trying to pass some version of voting rights reform. President Biden went down to Georgia and put the effort in stark terms: “Do you want to be on the side of Dr. King or George Wallace? Do you want to be on the side of John Lewis or Bull Connor? Do you want to be on the side of Abraham Lincoln or Jefferson Davis?”
Aside from the unhinged level of hyperbole here, is this choice of focus wise? Democrats seem to believe both that this focus will produce big electoral dividends and, more grandiosely, that it is the key to saving democracy in the United States.
Wrong. Oh so very wrong. Here are five reasons why...
Nothing that has happened since the 2020 election suggests a reconciliation between Democrats and working class voters. If anything, the situation has gotten worse. That is what the Democrats should be most worried about—not changing voting procedures but changing minds among a disenchanted working class."
Check out all five reasons at The Liberal Patriot. And subscribe--it's free!

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