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Last night, Stephen Colbert covered the news that Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Mike Turzai (R) admitted the voter ID bill in his state is really all about helping Mitt Romney win Pennsylvania.

Besides, as a GOP spokesman explained, "Rep. Turzai was speaking at a partisan, political event."

Exactly.  It was a private gathering.  Partisan politicians can say those things to each other, and it's not offensive.  The same way that black people can say to each other, "I believe we're being disenfranchised, yo."

So stop circling Turzai, sharks.  You should like this guy.  He's just trying to elect a Great White.

Video and full transcript below the fold.

Of course, folks, with an election this tight, what's really going to decide it is voter turnout in swing states.  That's why officials must stay vigilant against voter fraud.  Thankfully, Republican state legislatures have been fighting fraud with voter ID laws, like Pennsylvania, which earlier this year passed a law requiring voters to show an authorized photo ID, or for the Amish, two notarized forms of mule.

And it's not a moment too soon, because Pennsylvania has had a shocking "no documented cases of in-person voter fraud."  Zero evidence.  They're that good!

Of course, the sharks in the lamestream media have called voter ID laws a scheme to disenfranchise low-income and elderly voters.  They have sunk their jaws into an innocent victim, because this is Blood in the Water.

Tonight's chum du jour is Pennsylvania House Majority Leader, and keeper of America's strategic forehead reserve, Mike Turzai.

Now, Turzai has been in the center of a feeding frenzy ever since he bragged about this legislative achievement.

STATE REP. MIKE TURZAI, R-PA (6/23/2012): Voter ID, which is gonna allow Governor Romney to win the state of Pennsylvania, done.

REV. AL SHARPTON (6/26/2012): Wow, there it is, folks.  He's going to win because of voter ID.  That's the GOP game plan for this election.

JOHN AVLON (6/26/2012): He just said, and I take him at his word, we're really about partisan gain, and about the pursuit of power.

CHRIS MATTHEWS (6/26/2012): These new laws making it harder to vote, requiring government issued photo ID cards and other moves, are aimed at getting Romney and other Republicans elected. ... He blew the cover. ... He admitted the whole scheme was to win.

What?!?  The point of politics is to win?  No one tell Chris Matthews where babies come from.  He still thinks his parents found him in a potato patch.

Besides....  And I believe them.  Besides, as a GOP spokesman explained, "Rep. Turzai was speaking at a partisan, political event."

Exactly.  It was a private gathering.  Partisan politicians can say those things to each other, and it's not offensive.  The same way that black people can say to each other, "I believe we're being disenfranchised, yo."

So stop circling Turzai, sharks.  You should like this guy.  He's just trying to elect a Great White.

We'll be right back.

He also looked at how Democrats are in financial trouble for the DNC convention, and on the National Geographic poll that Americans prefer Obama... in the case of an alien invasion.
He then looked at the recent news Oreo made with its support of gay people.
Meanwhile, Jon Stewart looked at the contrasts between New York and New Jersey in terms of decriminalizing marijuana, and Wyatt Cenac got together a panel to discuss who could become President in the future, if they had smoked weed in the past.
Jon then got into the imminent media frenzy over the upcoming Supreme Court's Obamacare decision.
Stephen spoke with Melinda Gates, and Jon spoke with actor Andrew Garfield.

Originally posted to BruinKid on Thu Jun 28, 2012 at 05:00 AM PDT.

Also republished by Progressive Hippie and Electronic America: Progressives Film, music & Arts Group.

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