“Purge Overkill”: Jon Stewart Slams Gov. Scott for Florida Voter Purge

Last night on the Daily Show, Jon Stewart eviscerated Governor Rick Scott’s for pushing legislation that we all know is discriminatory.  Scott's voter purge disproportionaely targets Hispanics, blacks, and democrats, said Stewart, in the guise of denying voting rights to noncitizens.

Stewart also slammed Gov. Scott's push for mandatory drug tests on welfare applications, which was justified with the false claim that welfare applicants use drugs more than the general population.  Watch the Daily Show clip below.

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AlterNet / By Angela Lee

Posted at June 13, 2012, 10:03am

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