On Voting Rights: You Want Fair, Move to Canada, Hippie

Abby Zimet

In honor of National Voter Registration Day, and in recognition of a new study finding that bogus voter I.D. laws could disenfranchise up to 10 million eligible Latinos, a riotously profane video from Sarah Silverman blasting those laws. The seriously foul-mouthed ad was paid for by the Jewish Council for Education and Research, which might or might not regret it. More on voting rights at LetMyPeopleVote2012.com. Bonus: Homer Simpson votes.

"Hey black people, poor people, old people and students, guess what you all have in common? Lawmakers are trying to fuck you in your assholes."


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