The Republican Party: Lose Your Home, Lose Your Vote
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I can't think of anything un-health-related that is more traumatizing than losing your home. But maybe that is a good analogy. What if the chairman of the Republican Party in Macomb County (Michigan) announced that he was going to challenge the right to vote of every cancer-survivor he could identify? Would that be much different from this?
The chairman of the Republican Party in Macomb County Michigan, a key swing county in a key swing state, is planning to use a list of foreclosed homes to block people from voting in the upcoming election as part of the state GOPâ€™s effort to challenge some voters on Election Day.
â€œWe will have a list of foreclosed homes and will make sure people arenâ€™t voting from those addresses,â€ party chairman James Carabelli told Michigan Messenger in a telephone interview earlier this week. He said the local party wanted to make sure that proper electoral procedures were followed.
It's remarkable that Mr. Carabelli would come right out and admit his plan to disenfranchise the traumatized. And it's not an isolated incident: