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Maybe it's just me, and maybe I just haven't seen this discussion elsewhere, but certain voting restrictions strike me less about race than about class warfare.

I know restrictions on Sunday voting was about Church going African Americans.  But it's the restrictions on early voting and Same Day registration that get me.  This means longer lines on the designated voting days.  And designated voting days are often on weekdays.  

That means you have to take time off work to vote.  And since you can't vote early, and since you can't vote Sundays, the lines just got longer.  Hours.  Who can take hours off of work?  Who can ask for an unknown amount of time off work to go vote?  Who can get that kind of permission for time off from their jobs?  Not the people who depend on Democrats being elected.  And who can afford to miss that time off?  Some people can.  Rich people can.  They can wait in line all day.  But people who live paycheck to paycheck?

I would say about 50% of the jobs I've worked at would allow indefinite time off to vote.  But the other half... a certain class of workers does not have that freedom, neither economically or just the nature of their employment.  And how willing would your rich republican boss be to give you all the time necessary to go and vote for that Democrat he or she hates?  How forgiving would they be?  I just don't know.  But it seems to me this is just another form of class warfare that happens to coincide with the race card rather nicely.  Hey, two birds, one stone.


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