Stacey Abrams was on The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell last week. It was a short don’t-blink-you-might-miss-it segment but so important to know what we are up against looking forward to November.
“Republicans have a battle plan. They are planning to raise an army of 50,000 poll patrol – people who are going to get in line and try to scare people out of voting… they have committed 20 million dollars to a litigation strategy to restrain people and restrict access to the right to vote… they intend to spend up to 60 million dollars on all of their voter intimidation platforms… they are filing lawsuits to undo and to in fact eviscerate Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act. They are desperate because they know they are losing…”