Narrative Crackup: Low Income & Minorities Support Voter ID More than Wealthy and Whites
So much for the narrative that Voter ID is a war against poor minorities - because they support it more than whites according to a Marist poll for McClatchy. Nobody tell Rachel Maddow.
Here is the poll. Page five shows minority support for Voter ID at 83%. White support, 82%. Low income support: 84%. Higher income support: 82%.
Ok, so the delta's are small, 1% and 2% respectively. What isn't small is the aggregate support across all demographics. This is the battleground the Voter ID opponents and voter fraud deniers have chosen to fight on. Marshaling 16% of voters is hardly a rational way to mobilize the base for the 2014 elections, which of course is the only reason they have picked this fight - for politics. Let's see if the voter fraud deniers and voter ID opponents blow a retreat from the fight when they absorb more data on what American's really believe.