Just another reminder for those of you who have been stooged into believing that Republican attempts to restrict Early Voting (or any voting, for that matter) has anything to do with anything other than keeping Democratic-leaning voters from being able to conveniently participate in their own democracy...
"Now we are to have Sunday voting at South DeKalb Mall just prior to the election," [State Sen. Fran] Millar wrote in the email. ... "I’m sure [Democratic candidates] Michelle Nunn and Jason Carter are delighted with this blatantly partisan move in DeKalb."
Millar's vow comes in response to news that DeKalb plans to reserve Oct. 26 for early voting. He ends the email saying he's spoken with other lawmakers.
"I have spoken with Representative Jacobs and we will try to eliminate this election law loophole in January..."
"Election law loophole" = voting opportunity. For black people. Gotta close that "loophole".
You'll note Millar doesn't call, in response to the addition of early voting in DeKalb, for more voting opportunities in districts he believes would be favorable to Republican voters. His response, instead, is to suppress the vote of perceived political opponents. Period.
Sadly, but factually, that's what the Republican Party now amounts to. Maybe someone can try and let the the New York Times know.
UPDATE 9/10/2014: In response to criticism over his comments, Millar
clarifies keeps digging and doubles down, by responding:
For the record, Fullar and his voters --- the white ones that he is happy to see vote --- are more than likely Fox "News" viewers, the most misinformed news consumers in the nation, according to poll after poll...
So the more you watch, the less you know. Or to be precise, the more you think you know that is actually false. This study corroborates a previous PIPA study that focused on the Iraq war with similar results. And there was an NBC/Wall Street Journal poll that demonstrated the break with reality on the part of Fox viewers with regard to health care.