An All-Out Assault: GOP-Aligned Groups Attack Voting Rights From All Angles - 2020-09-16
The Republican Party and its allies have relied on voter suppression tactics for decades, but this year they are pulling out all the stops.
"I don't want everybody to vote," right-wing leader Paul Weyrich infamously said back in 1980. "Elections are not won by a majority of people…As a matter of fact, our leverage in the elections quite candidly goes up as the voting populace goes down."
During a March appearance on Fox & Friends, President Donald Trump echoed that view while blasting congressional Democrats' proposals to make voting easier during the coronavirus pandemic.