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Thank Bob Herbert for this very useful piece of journalism in the New York Times ("Suppress The Black Vote ?").
A few insights :
. "State police officers have gone into the homes of elderly black voters in Orlando and interrogated them as part of an odd "investigation" that has frightened many voters, intimidated elderly volunteers and thrown a chill over efforts to get out the black vote in November."
. "The officers, from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, which reports to Gov. Jeb Bush, say they are investigating allegations of voter fraud that came up during the Orlando mayoral election in March."
. "Not surprisingly, many of the elderly black voters who found themselves face to face with state police officers in Orlando are members of the Orlando League of Voters, which has been very successful in mobilizing the city's black vote".
Governor Bush seems to have the same approach of democracy as his brother. It's not about family anymore: this is an actual Klan...
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