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Rand Paul Says Focus on Voter ID Is Offensive to People...

  (Weasel Zippers)  -- Sigh. Watch a candidate flush his possibilities down the drain. It will not appease the “offendees”, who will still not vote for you, and plays into the fiction that there is something wrong with the very basic requirement, to keep elections honest. Stick to your original guns, Senator.

(Weasel Zippers) -- Sigh. Watch a candidate flush his possibilities down the drain. It will not appease the “offendees”, who will still not vote for you, and plays into the fiction that there is something wrong with the very basic requirement, to keep elections honest. Stick to your original guns, Senator.

Via Daily Caller:

Kentucky senator and insurgent Republican Rand Paul denounced Voter ID law during a Friday interview with the New York Times, instantly becoming the most prominent GOP opponent against the legislation that is popular within his party.

“Everybody’s gone completely crazy on this voter ID thing,” Paul told the Times before speaking with a group of black pastors in Memphis, TN. “I think it’s wrong for Republicans to go too crazy on this issue because it’s offending people.”

According to the NYT, Paul did not criticize Voter ID for being bad policy, but for offending voters that Paul thinks could swing to the GOP.

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