All this month, lib journos have lobbied their Democratic associates to advance a voting rights invoice that may primarily federalize elections and seize energy from the states. Their major speaking level? States run by Republicans are pushing for oppressive “voting restrictions” which are akin to an “American apartheid.”
The next is only a few 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 towards Republicans:
Upset at Dems for Not Preventing GOP’s “Apartheid”
“They’re [Democrats] going to fiddle and discover out that in the event that they gained’t combat for his or her base, their base will exchange them with individuals who will combat. The opposite distinction between now and the 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 facet and will all stay with regardless of the outcomes have been. That is now a combat to the end. It’s democracy or autocracy. It’s America or Eighties South Africa. That’s how critical 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 tougher to vote, tougher so that you can vote….You gotta — I don’t know if ‘play soiled’ is the suitable phrase — however you gotta, you recognize, deal with, as an example, the filibuster if you happen to really imagine that the VRA [Voting Rights Act] nonetheless has a path.”
— Anchor Jim Sciutto’s introduction and closing query to Democratic Get together chairman Jaime Harrison on CNN Newsroom, July 9.
Demanding Democrats Move 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 combat these legal guidelines. And so they’re approach behind on this.”
— NBC’s Meet the Press host Chuck Todd on NBC’s Sunday At present, July 11.
“Conservative” Justices “Working” Towards “Civil Rights” and “Democracy”
“Once we look again on the tenure of [Chief Justice] John Roberts, I feel one of many signature accomplishments and — you recognize — 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 legislation 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 may disproportionately have an effect on voters of coloration. And that’s as a result of making it tougher for folks to vote, significantly 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 suitable are working in tandem towards America’s multiracial democracy.”
— Host Chris Hayes on MSNBC’s All In, July 1.
“One other Violent Blow Towards 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 towards 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 offended about taxes and a black president. Effectively, 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 all the things of their energy to make it so exhausting so that you can vote you could by no means vote them out. And you recognize what they name that? A dictatorship.”
— Host Pleasure Reid on MSNBC’s The ReidOut, July 14.
Getting Robust 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 known as — as you known 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 combat towards civil rights laws traditionally. Why defend it?”
— CNN Tonight host Don Lemon to President Joe Biden on Joe Biden: CNN Presidential City Corridor, July 22.
And We Thought They Favored Communist Cuba
“I despise a dictatorship, I despise authoritarianism, and I are not looking for the folks of Cuba to endure below that repressive regime. I imagine the blockades must be lifted so the folks don’t endure. They’re having scarcity of meals down there. It’s outrageous, and for this reason I rail towards 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 now have 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 hear 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.