Ken Cuccinelli, the extremely far right attorney general of Virginia, went on a wingnut radio show that has been making outrageous allegations that Obama stole the election and completely agreed with the hosts that what they’re saying is correct and that they were “preaching to the choir.”
JACOBUS: There needs to be a way for people to be able to report this stuff and have it looked into. I mean, just across the country, we’re hearing so many stories. And people can talk about it, but nothing seems to be done. And, in fact in these states where voter ID is required to vote…
WILSON: Photo ID.
JACOBUS: Photo ID. Voter photo ID. Obama lost every one of those states. He can’t win a state where photo ID is required. So clearly there’s something going on out there and until there’s a way to have something done about it where when you report it, you know it’s going to be looked into, the other side just says “Oh, well, you’re just poor losers,” and that sort of thing.
CUCCINELLI: Your tone suggests you’re a little upset with me. You’re preaching to the choir. I’m with you completely.
Let me suggest another explanation for why Obama lost all the states with photo ID laws. In the absence of any evidence at all of actual voter impersonation — and there is none — maybe, just maybe, it’s because photo ID laws were passed in states with total Republican control of the government. It’s hardly a surprise that a state whose voters support the voter suppression agenda of the Republican party would also be likely to vote for Romney instead of Obama. But that’s logic, which the wingnuts think is a satanic plot or something.
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