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  •  Scott's solution to long voter lines? (1+ / 0-)
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    hungrycoyote

    Purge millions of voters from the rolls?

    Ever get the feeling you've been cheated?

    by ActivistGuy on Tue Nov 13, 2012 at 09:03:48 AM PST

    •  Actually it turned out to be a couple of (0+ / 0-)

      hundred people, maybe.

      That's the part I never understood about all the time, energy and resources Rick Scott put in to purging "noncitzens" from the voter rolls. The numbers just didn't and never would make a dent in the number of people that would be purged on that basis. It was nothing compared to the thousands of "felons" Jeb Bush had purged based on faulty data before the 2000 election that put his brother in White House. That made a dent in an election that was decided by 538 votes.

      “Mitt Romney is the only person in America who looked at the way this Congress is behaving and said, ‘I want the brains behind THAT operation.’ ” — Tom Perriello

      by hungrycoyote on Tue Nov 13, 2012 at 10:37:02 AM PST

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