United Nations-affiliated election monitors from Europe and central Asia will be at polling places around the U.S. looking for voter suppression activities by conservative groups, a concern raised by civil rights groups during a meeting this week. The intervention has drawn criticism from a prominent conservative-leaning group combating election fraud.
The primary intimidation that was reported at the 2008 election, was Black Panthers intimidating white voters from voting for McCain.
Thursday, July 15, 2010
A 2008 voter-intimidation case has become a political controversy for the Obama administration as conservative lawyers, politicians and commentators raise concerns that the Department of Justice has failed to protect the civil rights of white voters.
Translation : The UN will distract attention away from the Black Panthers. The days of 1960 Alabama are long gone.