Voter Suppression | Groups Plot a Million-Person Army to Swarm Polls

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True Vote is a watchdog group (King Street Patriots Texas Tea Party spin off) that will be making sure there is no voter fraud at the polls this year. Some people are wondering why they’re there at all. 

One of the first sights to greet attendees of the True the Vote national summit was the face of Martin Luther King, printed above the quote “PEACE if possible. TRUTH at all costs,” on t-shirts for sale in the hotel lobby. Of course, King didn’t actually say those words; the quote is from Martin Luther, the German theologian who predates King by about three centuries. But that was besides the point for True the Voters…

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Original article, “Voter Suppression Groups Plot a Million-Person Army to Swarm Polls,”  by Brentin Mock posted on Colorlines May 10, 2012. This article also appears in the May 28 edition of The Nation magazine.

 

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