Forget Easier, We Need To Make It Harder To Vote

We don’t need to make it easier for anyone to vote, we should make it harder. If you’re not willing to stand in line for a bit, go home. I don’t care how you would’ve voted, the world doesn’t have to cater to you. 

End early voting, end no excuse absentee voting, require photo IDs from everyone. Hire more poll workers and open more polling places, but make voting a conscious decision requiring effort, not an afterthought or a McDonald’s experience. If you care, you’ll wait. If you know what you support and which candidates support those things, you will vote no matter what. If you’re just an idiot doing what you’re told by “community organizers” or political machines, you probably won’t. Either way, the country wins.

That Democrats are terrified of even the barest of security measures tells you something, doesn’t it? Because if the “right to vote” is so sacrosanct that norms and the rules of the Senate must be destroyed, you’d think a minimum effort to protect its integrity would be the least someone would support. Unless that someone wanted to cheat…

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