Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Amazingly, sometimes in politics the truth is uttered

Remember what we've been telling you, that voter ID laws are just a way for Republicans - once they've gained political power - to game future elections in their favor. You know else is telling you that? Republicans.

Amazingly, sometimes in politics the truth is uttered

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Remember what we've been telling you, that voter ID laws are just a way for Republicans -- once they've gained political power -- to game future elections in their favor. You know else is telling you that? Republicans. Right here in the Keystone State:

Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Mike Turzai (R) said that the voter ID law passed by the legislature would help deliver the state for Mitt Romney in November.

“Pro-Second Amendment? The Castle Doctrine, it’s done. First pro-life legislation - abortion facility regulations - in 22 years, done. Voter ID, which is gonna allow Governor Romney to win the state of Pennsylvania, done,” Turzai said at this weekend’s Republican State Committee meeting , according to PoliticsPA.com.

A spokesman for Turzai confirmed the accuracy of the quote for TPM but argued that people were reading too much into it.

That settles that, I guess. Next? How about admitting that vouchers are a plot to destroy public education?

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