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Trump’s ‘voter integrity’ panel is a joke — and a serious threat (UPDATE)

No doubt Donald Trump thought he had a winning issue for Republicans when he launched an idea for a bogus voter fraud panel. After all, Republicans have been pushing false notions about voter fraud for years, using it as an excuse to pass voter ID laws and other forms of voter suppression that disproportionately affect […]

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Sure there’s voter fraud. By Republicans.

So Hair Twittler is asking for a “major investigation” into voter fraud, the kind that exists only by seeing the world through orange-colored glasses. Donald Trump is still so incensed about losing the popular vote — and the fact that news media keep reporting it — that he keeps tweeting about it, claiming that he […]

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Hillary Clinton wants voting rights guaranteed

Democrats and Republicans live in two separate universes when it comes to voting. The narrower GOP voter base, which is older, whiter, and wealthier, is shrinking. The Democratic base, which looks more like a melting pot and includes more younger voters, black voters, and Hispanic voters, is growing. So Republicans persist in trying to find […]

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More blatant voter fraud. By Republicans.

The GOP loves to scream about “voter fraud” and pass voter photo ID laws that disenfranchise mostly African-American and Hispanic voters — the ones who might be more likely to vote for Democrats. So why is it that whenever there’s an actual case of voter fraud, it’s always by a Republican? The latest example is […]

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Why is real voter fraud always on the GOP side?

In the June 24 runoff for the Mississippi Republican nominee for Senate, pitting incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran against Tea Party favorite Chris McDaniel, there was lots of hot air about avoiding “voter fraud.” Neither candidate reached the 50% plateau in the June 3 primary — there was a third candidate who received a tiny slice […]

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