Source: The Huffington Post
On Thursday night’s “Daily Show,” Jon Stewart had a bone to pick with the Pennsylvania lawmakers who are passing restrictive voter ID laws in the state just in time for election season. The problem isn’t so much that the law requires voters to provide photo identification, it’s that it specifically targets the elderly, the young and minorities — all groups that tend to vote Democrat. In fact, it impacts the ability of at least 9% of the Pennsylvania electorate to have their voices heard on election day.
“But that’s the price you pay to prevent something that doesn’t happen,” Stewart joked.
Between House Republican Majority Leader Mike Turazi claiming the law would “allow Governor Romney to win the state,” and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court purporting that the new laws could be applied in a “non-partisan” manner, there was a lot of “WTF?” to go around.
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