Chuck Schumer's Georgia voting 'tall tale' shows desperation to avoid primary challenge from AOC: 华尔街日报

a Friday editorial, the board argued his citing of Georgia’s election laws as a tool of voter suppressiondidn’t survive cursory inspection,” 并且是他的一部分 “拼命地” trying to avoid a primary challenge by” 会员代表. 亚历山大·奥卡西奥·科尔特斯, D-N.Y。, for his Senate seat.

“它的. Chuck Schumer is the latest politician to cite Georgia’s election laws as a tool of voter suppression,” 董事会写道, referencing a claim Schumer made on MSNBC last week that what motivated those who stormed the Capitol was also motivating state legislatures across the countryto do dastardly things.

But these claims don’t survive cursory inspection,” the board added.

Democrats have cited various voting laws enacted by a number of Republican-led state legislatures, including Georgia’s, as amounting to voter suppression; 然而, Republicans maintain they ensure election integrity.

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The board noted Schumer’s claims that changes to Georgia’s voting rules wereaimed at Democratic constituencies,” 以及 “有色人种, young people, urban people,” and that there wasonly one early voting place in an entire county, that you have to travel 23 miles.

This is an apparent reference to Lincoln County, 嘎。, which is considering a plan to consolidate seven polling sites into a central hub,” 董事会写道, adding that Lincoln County, in contrast to Schumer’s claims, was a rural area where President Trump actually won with 68% 在投票中 2020 总统选举.

The board also noted that the county’s elections director, Lilvender Bolton, was Black.

The amazing thing about this is that the story is that I’m just after the Black people, and I’m not going to let them vote,” Bolton told the board. “That’s what they’re actually going out telling the people, 而且你知道, it’s crazy.

Joe Biden speaking about Democrats' voting legislation in Georgia on January 11, 2022. (盖蒂图片社)

Joe Biden speaking about Democratsvoting legislation in Georgia on January 11, 2022. (盖蒂图片社)

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