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Cleaver: Traffic Tickets Discourages Ferguson Residents From Voting

April 6th, 2015 by mopns · No Comments

What a sad commentary from Mr. “Satan Sandwich” himself. Many of these folks’ ancestors were literally “beaten down” in order for them to have a chance to vote and participate in the Democratic process, so just because they’ve gotten traffic citations from their local police department, this will discourage them from voting?

“Cleaver said one of the biggest challenges in getting out the vote is convincing people that the political process can effect change. “If you live in a community (like Ferguson) where you’ve had taxation by citation or strobe-light lynching, then you’re going to be less likely to want to vote,” Cleaver said. “I mean, you’ve been beaten down.” Read more…

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