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A simple request: please recommend this excellent analysis of voter suppression in swing states by BruceMcF - Is the Ryan Pick doubling down on Voter Suppression?

The diary deserves to not only be on the Rec List but also stay there for as long as possible.

We should all pay close attention.  There has been increasing discussion (though not enough) of Republican dirty tricks involving voter suppression.  Last night, I saw a segment on CNN where Dan Rather recounted his experiences as a young reporter in the Deep South on "Piers Morgan Tonight."  Rachel Maddow has been hammering away at it virtually every night on her show on MSNBC.  Watch this video from last night's show.  It will make you mad.  Restrictive voting laws passed last year could very well result in President Obama losing Pennsylvania in 2012.

Thanks.

Originally posted to JekyllnHyde on Thu Aug 16, 2012 at 01:04 PM PDT.

Also republished by Barriers and Bridges.

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