For eight years now, I’ve investigated how Georgia’s Secretaries of State have amp’d up the old Jim Crow tactics against Asian-Americans. Call it, the New Kim Crow.
On Monday, Georgia’s Board of Elections issued a directive that allows county election supervisors to block new registrations of voters who do not have a car registered in Georgia. I kid you not.
Here’s how the purge game got started. Two years ago, the Supreme Court’s right-wing five authorized a new method of “cleaning” voter rolls. The Court agreed with GOP voting officials, beginning with Ohio and Georgia, to purge voter rolls of those who “moved.”