Voter ID laws sweeping the nation are rigging the 2012 election for Mitt Romney

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But don’t take my word for it – that’s what one of the top Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania just admitted. Speaking to the Republican State Committee, Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Mike Turzai told his colleagues that the recent Voter ID law passed by Republicans in the state will, “allow Governor Romney to win the state of Pennsylvania.”

Several studies including one by the Brennan Center for Justice have found that Voter ID laws will take the right to vote away from tens of millions of Americans who currently don’t have IDs, like low-income, minority, or elderly voters – people who tend to vote for Democrats.

And as one of the most influential Republican strategists of the last thirty years, Paul Weyirch, infamously observed – Republicans chances of winning elections go up as the voting population goes down.

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Where are all the conservatives chomping at the bit on this one? They were arguing whole heartedly over the issue a month ago BEFORE one of their own came out and admitted it. Too hot to touch right now?

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