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How Middle America Is to Be Dispossessed

In all but one of the last seven presidential elections, Republicans lost the popular vote. George W. Bush and Donald Trump won only by capturing narrow majorities in the Electoral College.

Hence the grand strategy of the left: to enlarge and alter the U.S. electorate so as to put victory as far out of reach for national Republicans as it is today for California Republicans, and to convert the GOP into America’s permanent minority party.

In the Golden State, Democrats control the governors’ chair, every elective state office, both U.S. Senate seats, 46 of 53 U.S. House seats and three-fourths of each house of the state legislature in Sacramento.

How does the left expect to permanently dispossess Middle America?

Let us count the ways.

In 2018, over 60 percent of Floridians voted to expand the electorate by restoring voting rights to 1.5 million ex-cons, all of Florida’s felons except those convicted of sex crimes and murder.

Florida gave Bush his razor-thin victory over Al Gore. Should Trump lose Florida in 2020, he is a one-term president. If the GOP loses Florida indefinitely, the presidency is probably out of reach indefinitely.

Florida’s Amendment 4 is thus a great leap forward in the direction in which the republic is being taken. Gov. Terry McAuliffe of the swing state of Virginia restored voting rights to 156,000 felons by executive order in 2016, calling it his “proudest achievement.”

In California and Oregon, moves are afoot to reduce the voting age to 17 or 16. Understandable, as high schoolers are more enthusiastic about socialism.

Last week, a bold attempt was made by House Democrats to lower the U.S. voting age to 16. It failed — this time.

Some House Democrats apparently feel that with “Medicare-for-all” and the Green New Deal of Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez on the table, they have enough progressive legislation to satisfy the socialist base.

Thanks to Gov. Jerry Brown, every adult citizen in California who gets or renews a driver’s license, gets a state ID card, or fills out a change of address form with the Department of Motor Vehicles is automatically registered to vote. Purpose: expand voter rolls to include those who have shown no interest in politics, so they can be located on Election Day and bused to the polls.

Ari Berman of Mother Jones writes that Nancy Pelosi’s 700-page For the People Act that did pass the House contains “a slew of measures designed to expand voting rights, which … include nationwide automatic voter registration, Election Day registration, two weeks of early voting in every state … restoration of voting rights for ex-felons, and declaring Election Day a federal holiday.”

House Republicans offered an amendment to the bill with language that said, “allowing illegal immigrants the right to vote devalues the franchise and diminishes the voting power of United States citizens.”

All but six Democrats voted against the GOP proposal.

The Democratic Party does not want to close the door to voting on migrants who broke our laws to get here and do not belong here, as these illegals would likely vote for pro-amnesty Democrats.

If the new U.S. electorate of, say, 2024, includes tens of millions of new voters —16- and 17-year-olds; illegal migrants; ex-cons; new legal immigrants from Asia, Africa and Latin America who vote 70 to 90 percent Democratic, the political future of America has already been determined.

California, here we come.

As a Democratic insurance policy, Memphis Congressman Steve Cohen has introduced a constitutional amendment to abolish the Electoral College.

Some Republicans support statehood for Puerto Rico, which would add six electoral votes that would go Democratic in presidential elections about as often as Washington, D.C.’s three have, which is always.

Ben Franklin told the lady in Philadelphia, “We have a republic, if you can keep it.” Our elites today, however, ceaselessly celebrate “our democracy.”

Yet John Adams was not optimistic about such a political system: “Democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes exhausts and murders itself. There never was a Democracy yet, that did not commit suicide.”

Thomas Jefferson, a lifelong believer in a “natural aristocracy” among men, was contemptuous: “A democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where 51 percent of the people may take away the rights of the other 49.”

Madison wrote in Federalist 10, “democracies … have in general been as short in their lives as they have been violent in their deaths.”

If one day not far off, as seems probable, tax consumers achieve a permanent hegemony over the nation’s taxpayers, and begin to impose an equality of result that freedom rarely delivers, the question of who should choose the nation’s rulers will be tabled anew.

We do not select NFL coaches or corporate executives or college professors or generals or admirals by plebiscite. What is the empirical evidence that this is the best way to choose a president or commander in chief?

Peoples are wondering that the world over, as our democracy does not appear to be an especially attractive stock.

Patrick J. Buchanan is the author of Nixon’s White House Wars: The Battles That Made and Broke a President and Divided America Forever.

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47 Comments To "How Middle America Is to Be Dispossessed"

#1 Comment By JLF On March 11, 2019 @ 8:31 pm

The only problems with not-a-democracy, Pat, is determining who We the People are and why. Then, once you determine which citizens – for we are talking about citizens, aren’t we? – will not have their votes counted, explaining to they why it’s really better this way.

Good luck.

#2 Comment By Rabiner On March 11, 2019 @ 8:37 pm

Good to see you admit you want only certain people to vote. Voter suppression out in the open. You don’t want to win on ideas, but rather by choosing who can vote as narrowly as possible so you don’t have to change your ideas.

#3 Comment By John S On March 11, 2019 @ 8:42 pm

Of course, absolutely no arguments against these measures as such, no basis for not implementing them other than “more people voting means we will lose.”

The problem isn’t those people, it’s you.

#4 Comment By Mark Krvavica On March 11, 2019 @ 8:48 pm

This Independent voter from CA says H.R. 1 will not be a good morning for American freedom and what Nancy Pelosi did in Washington City sickens me, this leftist fix will not be in for the U.S. Democratic Party if the GOP and others like me can help it. I say no to Pelosi and the Dems efforts to rig elections bigtime.

#5 Comment By Lee On March 11, 2019 @ 8:50 pm

Here’s a recent (January) poll for Trump in Florida:

“Polling data released Monday by Morning Consult show 46 percent of the state’s voters approving of Trump’s performance in December, with 49 percent disapproving. That’s a net negative of 3 percentage points.

Nationwide, 44 percent of Americans approved of Trump’s performance last month and 52 percent disapproved, a net negative of 8 percentage points.

What’s remarkable in the numbers is Trump’s plunge in Florida since January 2017. As he was taking office, his approval was far higher in Florida and a far smaller percentage disapproved.

In January 2017, his approval rating among the state’s voters was 56 percent, with 34 percent disapproving, a net positive of 22 percentage points.

He’s down 25 percentage points in net approval in Florida over the past two years — one of the biggest declines of any state. Only seven states had larger decreases in Trump approval.”

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Psssst… only citizens can vote in Federal Elections. It’s the law!

#6 Comment By BobS On March 11, 2019 @ 8:55 pm

It would have been shorter for Buchanan to just have written “There’s too many Americans who don’t look like me!”.

#7 Comment By Realist (the first one) On March 11, 2019 @ 9:49 pm

As our founding fathers fully realized, the Republic they set up could not survive without a moral citizenry. Now that any vestiges of a moral consensus have been shattered, and the Judaeo-Christian foundation of our society destroyed, the nation can only sink ever deeper into depravity and fragmentation. It has already fallen from within, and the external fall is just a matter of time. What replaces it will be neither democratic nor humane.

#8 Comment By Emil Bogdan On March 11, 2019 @ 11:07 pm

So republics are better… but what was the fate of the Roman Republic? Utter chaos in the streets. Pat, all societies degenerate and regenerate, so maybe it’s just the miraculous circle of life. Sometimes the Senators are unelected, and then sometimes they’re elected, and it just keeps going like that, all weird and contradictory.

The “natural aristocracy” is another name for the Elite, the Blob, the Swamp, the Media, the Deep State, and you know this very well, so say it even more clearly: you’re against the ignorant horde of unwashed masses, against the flyover country, the mud people, the working class, the mediocre human rubble. You’re with the university professors, the industrialists, the media titans, the naturally gifted and virtuous leadership class of golden people, pre-selected by God: the Superior Elite, the cream of the crop, the noble and landed and admirable and dependable and beautiful oligarchs, far less likely to stain and sin. They should probably get a vote for every dollar in their pockets, while all those nasty gollums who commit real crimes–and then do their time–are kept away from polls forever. Why were they even released? Consult your love of natural order and common sense, and it will tell you: once you put a man in jail, you keep him there.

Being an elitist republican patrician, you stand against the chaos of the plebes, except when you play to their instincts, like Caesar. But here’s an oath to remember, admirer of natural hierarchies, lover of clarity and purity and authoritative authority, slip-sliding into the arms of tyrants:

“I will kill with my own hand, if I am able, any man who shall subvert the democracy at Athens, or who shall hold any office in the future after the democracy has been subverted, or shall rise in arms for the purpose of making himself a despot, or shall help the despot to establish himself. And if anyone else shall kill him, I will account the slayer to be holy as respects both gods and demons, as having slain an enemy of the Athenians. And I engage, by word, by deed, and by vote, to sell his property and make over one-half of the proceeds to the slayer, without withholding anything. If any man shall perish in slaying, or in trying to slay the despot, I will be kind both to him and to his children, as to Harmodius and Aristogeiton and their descendants. And I hereby dissolve and release all oaths which have been sworn hostile to the Athenian people, either at Athens, or at the camp (at Samos) or elsewhere.”

#9 Comment By Kasoy On March 11, 2019 @ 11:07 pm

Secular Socialism is the next step toward the ultimate goal of total radical transformation of America’s culture, primarily the elimination of Christianity & the complete establishment of a Secular Humanistic society – a godless society.

As long as conservatives continue to adhere & fight for their moral values, they still have a chance to win the electoral college votes, & the Democrats will struggle to impose its Secular Socialism system of government. The ONLY WAY the radical left can achieve its goal of a godless society is to control the political powers: open borders to bring in new Democrat voters, pack the SCOTUS with liberal justices, replace electoral college with popular vote. After achieving this, laws will be passed to make sure non-complying citizens (conservatives) will be harrassed with threats of crashing economic & judicial penalties to force them to submit to the new mores of liberal society. Socialistic welfare programs will ensure that citizens will be dependent on government for their most basic needs, another leverage to threaten non-compliance.

The end result is Secular Totalitarianism. Like any godless political & economic system which has no absolute value reference, it will destroy itself through internal strife, chaos, & violence among competing interest groups, all with differing sets of values & mores.

The remaining faithful Christians will then have to begin anew to rebuild a stable & peaceful society based on the ABSOLUTE moral laws of God.

#10 Comment By DJ On March 11, 2019 @ 11:21 pm

How dare democrats make election day a federal holiday! Don’t they know that if we allow hard working american’s to take time off of work to exercise their right to vote, then they might actually vote. How dare they encourage this irresponsible method of voting rights.

#11 Comment By Scott in MD On March 12, 2019 @ 6:57 am

“Over 60 percent of Floridians” – in a lot of places, that would be called a mandate. I’m not so sure you can call it a democrat plot if that much of the electorate in a red state (governor, both senators, 14 of 27 reps are GOP) is on board with it…

#12 Comment By JeffK On March 12, 2019 @ 7:00 am

Republicans wouldn’t be in trouble if their policies were in line with the average US voter. Abortion, gun restrictions, climate change, tax cuts, the environment, the debt, cuts to entitlements, wars on every continent, unbridled support for Israel, and yes, immigration.

Republican politicians looking for the source of their problems with voters should look in the mirror.

#13 Comment By JeffK On March 12, 2019 @ 8:18 am

I heard a statistic this morning that I couldn’t believe. So I googled it. It’s true: 10% of adult Floridians are convicted felons. 10%!

Either Florida is a hive of criminals, or something is seriously wrong with the criminal justice system down there.

Add in the Puerto Ricans that moved to FL because their homes in PR are destroyed, and yes you probably do have a Democratic FL.

Maybe if Republicans had supported rebuilding PR and had not used the criminal justice system in FL to disenfranchise 1.5 M voters they wouldn’t be in this situation.

Or maybe if they just changed their policies……

10% of adults in Florida are felons
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#14 Comment By Thufir Hawat On March 12, 2019 @ 8:57 am

The Democrat Party is not merely misguided, it is evil and anti-American.

#15 Comment By JonF On March 12, 2019 @ 10:02 am

JeffK, so many things are defined as felonies these days that most of us have committed felonies without even knowing it.
More generally, there are no permanent majorities in politics. The GOP was crowing about having one in 2004 only to be disabused of the notion in 2006. The Emergong Democratic Majority meanwhile is a bit like practical fusion power: always just a few years away.
And as someone else said the GOP would have fewer worries if it would hew more closely to where the majority of voters stand rather than kowtowing to the dictats of the 1% types.

#16 Comment By David W Naas On March 12, 2019 @ 11:12 am

Pat, we thank you for founding TAC.

But about that Southern Strategy of which you are the author. It sucks.

Tactically, it won some elections for the Republican party. Strategically, it allowed the Dixiecrats to take over the Republicans, and turn the Party from an advocate of reason to a de facto showrunner for the White Citizens Councils.

I am not as worried as you appear to be that I will be “replaced” by Jews, brown people, black people, yellow people, or green people. I am more concerned that Conservatism has sold its soul in defense of the indefensible, and has become so identified with the delusional ravings of a traitorous conman that it may not recover for a generation, at least.

Here is a hint. The absence of melanin in your epidermis does nothing to establish superiority over everyone else. Just sayin’.

#17 Comment By Dan Green On March 12, 2019 @ 12:41 pm

As the liberals flee the US northeast, and the ruinous taxes, they voted for, most relocate to Florida and become Florida voters. Guess who will eventually rule Florida.

#18 Comment By Myron Hudson On March 12, 2019 @ 2:17 pm

Elitism for thee, but not for them, sounds like. As far as I’m concerned, the more people who vote, the better. I decline to be governed by my self-appointed ‘betters’, thanks anyway.

#19 Comment By HIstoria On March 12, 2019 @ 2:26 pm

Sorry, but I do not view expanding voting rights as “dispossesing” nor “disenfranchising” I believe it to be the opposite.

Unless you only define as “American” a fraction of the population, not its total.

#20 Comment By Quimbob On March 12, 2019 @ 2:32 pm

I dunno, Pat, Ohio districting is horribly skewed in favor of Republicans.

#21 Comment By Parrhesia On March 12, 2019 @ 2:38 pm

When the tax-consumers gain permanent hegemony, it will be time for the tax-payers to vote with their feet.

#22 Comment By Richard On March 12, 2019 @ 2:39 pm

Making Election Day a federal holiday is actually a really good idea, if the goals is to encourage as many citizens to contribute to the health of the polity. It’s much better than trusting the citizenry to schlep to the polls after an exhausting day in the mines, no?

#23 Comment By bkh On March 12, 2019 @ 2:46 pm

Just because the majority wants something does not mean it is right. Also, dropping the voting age should also precipitate the age of consent drop to 16 or 17 as well. Cannot have someone allowed to vote and say they are too immature to make other decisions. But then again, we have 40 and 50 yr olds enslaved to certain voting patterns without thought on both sides of the aisle. Be careful what you are asking. What is left of this nation is truly becoming worse than the cities on the plain.

#24 Comment By Bama Earl On March 12, 2019 @ 2:47 pm

I see Ole Blood and Soil Pat is feeling a bit nervous.

#25 Comment By Luke On March 12, 2019 @ 2:49 pm

All these changes assume, of course, that all these potential ‘new voters’ will actually go out and vote. Voting takes time and effort. There’s a reason (beyond vote suppression) why turnout rates are paltry in this country. Cool your jets.

#26 Comment By Paul Clayton On March 12, 2019 @ 3:21 pm

All the hatred for Buchanan and for America here indicate that the America-hating Left will win. The lazy will triumph on the backs of the hard-working. Until it turns to violence. Really, only the military can keep the commie/Left democrats from turning the country into Cuba North. And obama already polluted the upper ranks with his perfumed liberal princes. May you America haters weighing in above get the mayhem and violence you sow. I do, however, feel sad for the youngest Americans and those not yet born who will have been robbed of their birthright.

#27 Comment By elizabeth On March 12, 2019 @ 3:33 pm

Minnesota has had “motor voter” registration for decades. It doesn’t stop GOP candidates from getting elected.

#28 Comment By john On March 12, 2019 @ 4:06 pm

After the bailouts of the Banks, the Hedge Funds, and some Corporations the capitalist system was replaced by socialism for the rich and austerity for the rest. Not one of the crooks who brought on the crash went to jail. So nobody should be surprised that people have lost faith in the system. If there is socialism for the wealthy why should there not be socialism for everyone? Many hard working Middle-Class members are also asking that question. If those voters migrate to the Democrats then the Democrats will have permanent control. Of course, this will end in disaster and perhaps that will be a good thing, and it will permit America to rebuild. I am not optimistic. The combination of perpetual war and neoliberal economic policy, and open borders will bring America down.

#29 Comment By William Foster On March 12, 2019 @ 4:17 pm

As always, Buchanan never fails to appall. Still, it is refreshing to see him openly acknowledge his contempt for democracy and for his fellow citizens, especially those whose ancestors arrived somewhat later than his own.

(Speaking of his ancestors, I invite readers to to study the reception the WASP-ish Americans gave the Irish immigrants back in the mid-19th Century. The language used to describe the Irish made Trump’s description of Mexicans seem downright temperate. But I digress)

In 1994, Sen. Phill Gramm (R-Enron) confidently predicted that the GOP would be “the permanent majority party in the Congress.” In 2001, Karl Rove told CNN he felt GW Bush would “usher in a permanent Republican majority.” House Majority Whip Tom DeLay echoed, “2004 is the year we start thinking like a permanent majority.” Even as recently as 2014, Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR) predicted a “hundred-year majority” in the House. And who can forget the success of REDMAP, the GOP redistricting plan that gerrymandered Republicans to victory in State Houses and US House districts across the country?

Come to think of it, back in 1964 we elected LBJ and a Congress with a veto-proof Democratic majority. There was loose talk of a permanent Democratic majority at the time. How’d that work out?

Pat’s fearmongering is especially hilarious at a time when the GOP had total control of the government for two years and, instead of governing responsibly, they became the Trump Party, with predictable results in the 2018 elections. The fact is, no majority is permanent. The only way the Democrats can become a permanent majority is for the GOP to cling to its increasingly unpopular agenda and fail to adapt to changing times.

#30 Comment By Some Wag On March 12, 2019 @ 4:26 pm

If only Tommy Jefferson had the courage to describe his open contempt for popular self-rule back in 1776 instead of his equality prolefeed, I could get a decent cup of tea in America.

#31 Comment By hooly On March 12, 2019 @ 4:43 pm

So the Deplorables are the new Native Americans now?

#32 Comment By Rocha6464 On March 12, 2019 @ 5:04 pm

Is this some hoax? Written by Pat Buchanan? And published by TAC? Remarkable…..

#33 Comment By Rand Careaga On March 12, 2019 @ 5:16 pm

In all fairness to Buchanan, this probably reads better, as the late Molly Ivins once observed of him, in the original German.

#34 Comment By Sam’s Dad On March 12, 2019 @ 6:19 pm

Wow. Just wow. One must, if not exactly admire Mr. Pat, acknowledge that he’s not afraid to voice what’s really bugging him.

#35 Comment By ICommentedOnTAC On March 12, 2019 @ 7:06 pm

How is anyone supposed to read this and think of anything other than a frightened oligarch desperately clinging to the quickly fading vestiges of power?

Any form of government is going to have its flaws, and democracy isn’t some intrinsic good, but when your complaint is that you can’t just quietly oppress anyone who disagrees with you, you need to seriously reevaluate yourself as a human being.

#36 Comment By Ken T On March 12, 2019 @ 8:12 pm

The one and only sentence in this entire post that means anything:

In all but one of the last seven presidential elections, Republicans lost the popular vote.

Yes, the Democrats have an evil, underhanded, anti-American scheme to shut out the Republican Party. It is to offer policies that the majority of Americans support.

That’s how Democracy works. Too bad you don’t like it.

#37 Comment By Thaomas On March 12, 2019 @ 9:47 pm

Does Pat think that serving time in prison will turn Manafort into a Democrat when he is released?

Maybe it was not such a good idea to build an electoral strategy around disenfranchising people rather than persuading voters that you have their interests (not those of the highest income taxpayers) at heart.

#38 Comment By CE in CA On March 13, 2019 @ 1:16 am

Well, Pat, I have to give you credit for candor. You flat-out admit that the only way the Republican Party, as currently constituted, can win elections, is to disenfranchise as many potential voters as possible.

Lucky for you, Mitch McConnell agrees.

There are other ways to win elections. Like, fresh ideas, for example. Or policies that the majority overwhelmingly favor. But the GOP has none of the former, and is opposed to the latter. Which leaves us with the Buchanan option: tyranny of the minority.

It’ll work for a while. But when they come at you with pitchforks, don’t act surprised.

#39 Comment By Dan Green On March 13, 2019 @ 9:58 am

Seems to me, common knowledge, this current administration is viewed by the deep state as an aberration, something highly out of character, a wake up call for progressives, however short lived. Short lived because our two tier society have and have nots highly favors The Social Democratic Welfare State model. Much like all other western Democracies. Universal health care and free education are very very popular. Increased taxes to pay for it along with increasing social security are very favorable to the majority.

#40 Comment By anon On March 13, 2019 @ 10:28 am

Don’t have to worry about Florida being lost to the Democrats, Pat. It’ll be lost to the rising seas in the foreseeable future.

#41 Comment By J Andrew Zook On March 13, 2019 @ 12:05 pm

Some of the “hook & crook” might be true… but the behavior of the GOP and their collective lack of discernment in picking someone like Trump to head their party is doing quite a bit of the Dems work for them. Oh, and its lean or drift towards your own inclination, ie aging baby-boomer white nationalism, is a great way to shrink the GOP’s tent and grow the alternatives as well. Are you on the Dems payroll too, Mr Buchanan?

#42 Comment By KDM On March 13, 2019 @ 1:16 pm

@David W Naas
FYI, Pat Buchannon was not the author of the Southern Strategy (which was never some official thesis or in a book) it was Kevin P. Phillips in the “Emerging Republican Majority” (1969)

Also there wasn’t some grand plan to win over all the racist southerners with dog whistles either. The country had seen some crazy inner city riots, which would make Ferguson look like a parade, there were fires, bombs, the Black Panthers were seen to be a real threat (they were the ones using the terms “race war with whitey”. The student protests were happening, the hippy movement was at a peak, along with the introduction of drugs, free love, ect… Not to mention JFK, MLK & RFK has all been assasinated the same decade. So, I’d say for anyone over the age of 35 that’s a fairly tumultuous period of time. So what the Republican strategists did was use the terms law and made the Democrats look like a radical party (it did nominate McGovern). I see no dog whistles at all. That’s another spin that democrats and there acolytes in acedemia put out there. But I went back and studied the footage, articles and books of that area and there was absolutely nothing in that time that fits with that narrative.

#43 Comment By William Foster On March 13, 2019 @ 3:18 pm

“In all but one of the last seven presidential elections, Republicans lost the popular vote.”

Yes. Precisely. Good observation, Pat. Perhaps you should ask yourself why that happened, instead of promoting an 18th-Century version of voting rights. You remind me of Dick Tuck’s immortal line: “The people have spoken … the bastards!”

#44 Comment By David W Naas On March 13, 2019 @ 5:08 pm

@KDM
I thank you for your research.
I was 20 years old in 1968, and President of my College Young Republican’s Club. I recall that time well. Phillips’ book was not a call-for but an acknowledgment of the reality.
And while I have also access to books and articles, and can view footage of that era, it must be said that it was not a liberal academic Democratic ploy to spin the facts.
“…and there was absolutely nothing in that time that fits with that narrative.” Unfortunately, that’s simply not true.
But, in today’s world of “alternate facts”, I suppose we also must have “alternate histories”, you may have it your way.
Have a nice day.

#45 Comment By Maria On March 13, 2019 @ 5:51 pm

The working “middle class” is overtaxed. Income tax at 22 to 37%; sales tax running around 10%; social security tax for both employee and employer who reduces his/her wages at 16%; employer passed on taxes to worker of unemployment, FICA, and worker’s compensation of another 6%; local garbage, water, and utilities are a “hidden tax”; gas and alcohol taxes are also hidden excise taxes: telephone and cable are really utility excise taxes; property taxes; automobile taxes, etc. It is taking roughly 70% to 80% out of the American worker’s pocket. Not much left over to have a family with.
Pat is pointing out that “free loaders” are expected to vote democrat and not expected to work and/or serve in the military, examples are illegal aliens, and ex-convicts. Enough!

#46 Comment By John On March 14, 2019 @ 6:44 pm

It’s interesting that so many people would rather live under a one-party rule system like South Africa than risk being called racist.

#47 Comment By Jose Curveball On March 14, 2019 @ 10:04 pm

“Thanks to Gov. Jerry Brown, every adult citizen in California who gets or renews a driver’s license, gets a state ID card, or fills out a change of address form with the Department of Motor Vehicles is automatically registered to vote. Purpose: expand voter rolls to include those who have shown no interest in politics, so they can be located on Election Day and bused to the polls.”

Uh, Pat, Pat, Pat, that last statement is SO ’80’s…

The D’s don’t bus anyone to the polls these days, they have their “vote harvesting” teams go to the voter’s residence and TAKE the ballot to the polling place, as was legalized by California’s WORST Governor EVER, Governor “Jesuit Jerry” aka “Moonbeam” Brown….

Now replaced by the even WORSE Gavin “The Greaser” Newsom….

California is in a WORLD of hurt….