Sunday, July 21, 2013

PA GOP Chair Admits Voter ID Law Hurt Obama

In June 2012, Pennsylvania Republican House leader Mike Turzai commented on the real intent of voter ID laws, stating that they will "allow Governor Romney to win." Now Pennsylvania GOP chairman Rob Gleason has admitted in an interview that the state's laws limited President Obama's victory margin in the presidential election: "We probably had a better election. Think about this, we cut Obama by five percent, which was big. A lot of people lost sight of that. He won, he beat McCain by 10 percent, he only beat Romney by five percent. I think that probably voter ID helped a bit in that." Watch Gleason implicitly comment on the sole purpose of this law, voter suppression:

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