(3) Whether we should call DOJ’s subsequent actions a “cover-up” as Jonathan says or not, DOJ certainly did a very poor job explaining its actions.And it is only from the OPR report that one can get a clear sense as to the bona fide dispute among those at DOJ over how to handle the case.
These practices include the dissemination of false election information sent out through flyers, robocalls, the internet, and through social media, and low-income and minority voters remain frequent targets.I was amazed to learn that FOX News had 95 segments on the NBPP issue in little over a two week period. Christian Adams, Big Government, Hans von Spakovsky, and Pajamas Media-along with the Republican-leaning commissioners on the Civil Rights Commission (aside from Thernstrom)—sought to make as much political hay out of the incident as they could. Four years ago, when I was a recent graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, I returned to Philadelphia for Election Day.So, in 2008, I asked Democrat and Republican friends in Philly, where I was still registered to vote, if they could get me a poll watcher's certificate so I could have solid access to the polls. As I later in Mother Jones (I'm not repeating this tale in the fashion of Jonah Lehrer, but there's really no point in telling the same story twice!): "On Election Day, I was working as a paid videographer for the Philadelphia Republican Party.