Biden denigrated the people of Georgia with polarizing voting rights speech: Gowdy

Less than one year removed from his inaugural address where he talked about unity to the everlasting delight of editorial boards across the country, this president is dividing the country again using race and voting,” die Sunday Night in America host told viewers.

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It’s not hard to vote in Georgia. It’s actually pretty easy,” Gowdy added, “so easy that Biden won in Georgia along with two Democrat candidates for Senate. Which is why it’s so hard to understand why he would want to denigrate one of the few southern states he has a chance to win. But he did, and he used deliberate misinformation to do it.

Amerikaanse. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the grounds of Morehouse College and Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, Georgië, VS, Januarie 11, 2022.

Amerikaanse. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the grounds of Morehouse College and Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, Georgië, VS, Januarie 11, 2022. (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

Biden warned of a stark dichotomy between the proponents and opponents of the Democrats’ verkiesingswet opknapping wetsontwerp gedoop die “John Lewis Wet op Stemregte,” vra 'n skare in Atlanta last Tuesday whether they were on the side of reviled figures like segregationist Gov. George Wallace en die Konfederale president Jefferson Davis, of aan die kant van burgerregteleiers Martin Luther King Jr. en wyle John Lewis. Wallace het veral in syne verkondig 1963 gubernatoriale inhuldigingsadres, “segregasie nou, segregasie môre, segregasie vir ewig.”

Critics say the Democratic voting bill is an overreaching federalization of state-based election laws. Biden, in his speech, maintained that the act is necessary to protect the right to vote, but Gowdy said it would prevent state legislatures from enacting election security measures such as voter identification and the prohibition of ballot harvesting.

‪U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris‬ arrives to preside over a procedural vote on the John Lewis Voter Rights legislation at the U.S. Kapitool in Washington, Amerikaanse. November 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‪U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris‬ arrives to preside over a procedural vote on the John Lewis Voter Rights legislation at the U.S. Kapitool in Washington, Amerikaanse. November 3, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

Biden wants to change the Senate rules, so he can federalize elections. He says voting rights are so important the rules of the Senate must be changed. What about the judges who preside over voting rights cases, they’re important too aren’t they?,” Gowdy said.

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Why not change the rules for judges? What about the U.S. attorneys and FBI agents who enforce these laws? What’s the use in having laws if they aren’t enforced? Let’s change the Senate rules for U.S. attorneys and FBI Directors too? And you need money to enforce and prosecute voting Laws so let’s change the rules for budget and appropriations while we’re at it,” het die gasheer gesê.

The federal bills, indien geslaag, would allow for same-day voter registration, establish Election Day as a national holiday and expand mail-in voting. The legislation however appears to have no immediate path forward after Sy. Kyrsten-bioskoop, D-Ariz., reaffirmed her opposition to removing the filibuster, which would have meant the upper chamber only needed a simple majority to pass the legislation.

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