If Alabama really were making it more difficult for people to register to vote, with a particular burden falling on minorities, that would truly be cause for concern. The national media is having a field day in alleging that this is what is happening with the budget-induced closing of numerous drivers’ license bureaus.
I looked into it, and found that the story is not true. The superb Peter Albrecht of WKRG-TV interviewed me about it, here. Hans von Spakovsky of The Heritage Foundation (pictured above) also weighed in, here.t
The national reporting on this has been dishonest, and shameful. — Quin