AG Eric Holder Rips Voter ID Laws To Audience Which Had To Show ID’s To Listen
You have to show ID to rent a car. You have to show ID to get a library card and rent a hotel room and book a flight. You even have to show ID to get First Lady Michelle Obama to autograph your book.
But according to Obama administration AG Eric Holder, you shouldn’t have to show an ID to vote for our political leaders. A view he expressed at a NAACP event which required a government-issued ID to enter:
Yesterday in an appearance at the NAACP’s annual convention, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder lashed out against voter ID requirements as a form of “poll tax” that threatens to disenfranchise black voters. He insisted that the Obama administration would “not allow political pretexts to disenfranchise American citizens of their most precious right.”
He was, of course, warmly and enthusiastically received. But in order for journalists to exercise their “most precious” First Amendment rights to cover the speech, they, you guessed it, had to have valid, government-issued photo ID on top of their press credentials…
You can’t make this stuff up.Tags: Asshats, eric holder, naacp, voter id