All this month, lib journos have lobbied their Democratic pals to advance a voting rights invoice that will basically federalize elections and seize energy from the states. Their essential speaking level? States run by Republicans are pushing for oppressive “voting restrictions” which can be akin to an “American apartheid.”
The next is just some examples of liberal journalists and Hollyweird sorts like Pleasure Behar and Cher brazenly pushing for passage of the Democrat’s H.R.1 invoice and their smear marketing campaign in opposition to Republicans:
Upset at Dems for Not Combating GOP’s “Apartheid”
“They’re [Democrats] going to fiddle and discover out that in the event that they gained’t struggle for his or her base, their base will substitute them with individuals who will struggle. The opposite distinction between now and the Nineteen Sixties is all people in Congress have been previous white guys who even when they have been far-right or far-left or within the center, might all sit down and have a beer collectively as a result of they have been mainly socially all on the identical aspect and will all dwell with regardless of the outcomes have been. That is now a struggle to the end. It’s democracy or autocracy. It’s America or Nineteen Eighties South Africa. That’s how severe it’s, Democrats. Get up.”
— Host Pleasure Reid on MSNBC’s The ReidOut, July 8.
“Is [Urban League president] Marc Morial proper? Is that this an effort to impose a system of American apartheid?”
— Host Chris Jansing to Black Voters Matter co-founder Latasha Brown on MSNBC Reside, July 9.
“Civil rights leaders are urging President Biden to do extra to guard voting rights, calling GOP efforts to curb poll entry, quote, ‘an effort to impose a system of American apartheid.’ Seventeen states have already enacted 28 new legal guidelines making it merely more durable to vote, more durable so that you can vote….You gotta — I don’t know if ‘play soiled’ is the correct phrase — however you gotta, , handle, as an example, the filibuster in case you really consider that the VRA [Voting Rights Act] nonetheless has a path.”
— Anchor Jim Sciutto’s introduction and closing query to Democratic Occasion chairman Jaime Harrison on CNN Newsroom, July 9.
Demanding Democrats Go Voting Rights Laws, Yesterday!
“The place is the Voting Rights Act? They’ve [Democrats] had majority within the Home since ’18. Why is that this piece of laws not already written, not already handed? The place is it? They spend a lot time on this press launch of H.R.1. The place are they on the Voting Rights Act? That’s what might give them the enamel to struggle these legal guidelines. They usually’re manner behind on this.”
— NBC’s Meet the Press host Chuck Todd on NBC’s Sunday At the moment, July 11.
“Conservative” Justices “Working” In opposition to “Civil Rights” and “Democracy”
“Once we look again on the tenure of [Chief Justice] John Roberts, I believe one of many signature accomplishments and — — we’ll see whether or not many individuals view it as an accomplishment, however one of many signature outcomes of the Roberts Court docket was the destruction of crucial civil rights regulation in American historical past, the Voting Rights Act of 1965.”
— CNN chief authorized analyst Jeffrey Toobin on CNN Newsroom, July 1.
“All six conservative Republican-appointed justices uniting to uphold voting restrictions in Arizona that will disproportionately have an effect on voters of coloration. And that’s as a result of making it more durable for folks to vote, notably folks of coloration and younger folks, is the factor that the conservative motion is animated proper now. It’s what they’re radicalizing on….It’s as a result of they and all different elements of the correct are working in tandem in opposition to America’s multiracial democracy.”
— Host Chris Hayes on MSNBC’s All In, July 1.
“One other Violent Blow In opposition to Democracy”
“In a 6-3 ruling written by Samuel Alito — probably the most reliably conservative justice — the Supreme Court docket dealt one other violent blow in opposition to democracy by upholding two restrictive Arizona voting legal guidelines.”
— Host Pleasure Reid on MSNBC’s The ReidOut, July 1.
The New “Republican Fringe” Desires to Set up a “Dictatorship”
“Not too way back, our concept of the Republican fringe have been folks in tri-corner hats getting indignant about taxes and a black president. Nicely, this new fringe ate that fringe for breakfast and it’s taken over the mainstream Republican social gathering. And all of it culminates in that new bizarro world, Republican ideology doing the whole lot of their energy to make it so onerous so that you can vote you could by no means vote them out. And what they name that? A dictatorship.”
— Host Pleasure Reid on MSNBC’s The ReidOut, July 14.
Getting Powerful On Biden, From the Left
“Why is defending the filibuster, is that extra vital than defending voting rights, particularly for individuals who fought and died for that?…You agree with the previous President [Barack Obama], he has referred to as — as you referred to as him, your previous boss, that it’s a relic of Jim Crow….If it’s a relic of Jim Crow, it’s been used to struggle in opposition to civil rights laws traditionally. Why shield it?”
— CNN Tonight host Don Lemon to President Joe Biden on Joe Biden: CNN Presidential City Corridor, July 22.
And We Thought They Preferred Communist Cuba
“I despise a dictatorship, I despise authoritarianism, and I are not looking for the folks of Cuba to undergo below that repressive regime. I consider the blockades have to be lifted so the folks don’t undergo. They’re having scarcity of meals down there. It’s outrageous, and this is the reason I rail in opposition to voters’ rights on this nation as a result of it’s a — it’s a slippery slope to a dictatorship when folks can’t vote, and we have now to look at our personal democracy very rigorously proper now.”
— Co-host Pleasure Behar on ABC’s The View, July 12.
Cher: Cease GOP’s “Draconian, Racist Legal guidelines”
“LISTENING 2 SAM COOK’S ‘A CHANGE IS GONNA COME’,& 😭. WONDER WHAT HE’D THINK ABOUT 1/3 OF🇺🇸RIPPING FREEDOM FROM BLK, BROWN, OLD, POOR.
GOP KNOW THEY CANT WIN DEMOCRATIC WAY SO THEY’LL DO IT BY WHITE DOMINANCE”‼️INSTEAD OF IDEAS THEY HAVE HATE.trump WILL KILL🇺🇸IF WE DONT VOTE IN’22”…
“Pls pay attention 2 Sam Cooke’s ‘a Change is Gonna Come’.WHEN WILL WE STAND SHOULDER 2 SHOULDER WITH BLK BROTHERS & SISTERS, WITH EVERY DISENFRANCHISED DEMOCRAT, IN EVERY STATE WHICH HAS NEW DRACONIAN, RACIST LAWS. REPUBLICAN LAWS, AIMED AT WIPING DEMOCRATS OFF🇺🇸’S MAP 4EVER. VOTE(D)2022”
— July 24 tweets by actress/singer Cher.