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October 29, 2004

More smirking liars

My old friend John Barry, currently volunteering to get out the vote in the midwest, graciously scanned this pamphlet, which he found in Milwaukee.

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That's...that's...they're kidding, right? That has to be a hoax. No one could actually do something like that.

Posted by: Allison at October 29, 2004 11:36 AM
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Sure they can. And do. Shenanigans like that were all over the place here in FL four years ago.

Posted by: the_bone at October 29, 2004 12:43 PM
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and they can't even fucking spell "guilty". i swear to god people make me sick.

Posted by: essej at October 29, 2004 08:15 PM
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the more i think about this, the angrier i get. this is the work of some pissed off, white, old person who's still bent out of shape that black people got the vote.

this is manipulative to a degree that makes saddened for people. that there are people who are uninformed enough to beLIEve that "your children will get taken away from you" if you FUCKING VOTE is sad enough, no doubt, but that some pathetic, washed up has-been of a cracker honky would lie SO DELIBERATELY...

apoplectic rage.

and the "black voter's league"?!?

if someone were to see this man and punch his nose in, i wouldn't do a thing in the world to help him.

and then i'd point and laugh.

Posted by: essej at October 29, 2004 08:22 PM
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Well, if you buy into this shit, you're not exactly the most informed voter. But that said, I would be all for having the guilty party behind this drawn, quartered and raped by a twelve headed demon. After all, I'm sure this is the tip of the iceberg in this case. I don't really blame the folk who get fooled by this, but the correct info is out there...

Posted by: Debaser626 at October 29, 2004 08:36 PM
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The correct information is out there... but it's harder to get at than you'd think. We're talking from the perspective of the well-informed. Some people don't have time to inform themselves because they're scraping by, working what jobs they can in around taking care of their kids.

A friend last night said he never thought he'd see this here--these tactics are Stalinesque. Don't think this kind of thing isn't travelling around the world... adding to our already interesting reputation.

Posted by: Pica at October 30, 2004 05:24 AM
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This tactic was used two years ago in Baltimore. It got reported on the news. The flyers said if you owe child support, if there are any warrants out for you, if you owe rent, you better not go vote because they can arrest you at the polls.

Posted by: JoAnne at November 5, 2004 05:37 PM
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