Skip to comments.Requiring photo ID is “racist,” except when it’s done by Obama, the NAACP, unions, Apple, or any other liberals
Posted on 04/03/2021 2:50:48 PM PDT by grundle
By Daniel Alman (aka Dan from Squirrel Hill)
April 3, 2021
The people who claim that requiring photo ID is “racist” have a huge double standard. Here are some examples of this double standard:
In March 2012, Obama’s Justice Department blocked Texas’s voter ID requirement, claiming that it was “racist.”
However, Obama’s Justice Department required photo ID for everyone who enters.
So let’s say that in 2012, someone was denied their right to vote because they didn’thave voter ID, and they wanted to file a lawsuit at the Justice Department. But because they didn’t have photo ID, they couldn’t have gotten get into the Justice Department in the first place!
This video is from 2012. Beginning at 2:39, we see that Obama’s Justice Department required photo ID for everyone who entered:
The same video also shows that you need photo ID in order to enter other liberal organizations which claim that requiring voter ID is “racist,” including the Advancement Project (at 1:38), the Center for American Progress (2:08), and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (2:23).
At a July 2012 NAACP event, NAACP President Ben Jealous claimed that requiring voter ID was “racist.” However, at that very same event, the NAACP required photo ID in order to get into the event in the first place!
Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Britain, India, and South Africa all require photo ID in order to vote, but U.S. liberals don’t consider those countries’ requirements to be “racist.”
In January 2012, Illinois passed a law that required buyers of drain cleaner to show photo ID, but liberals didn’t accuse this requirement of being “racist.”
In June 2012, Michelle Obama required photo ID in order to attend her book signings, but liberals didn’t accuse her of being “racist.”
In June 2012, Barack Obama required photo ID in order to attend his campaign events, but liberals didn’t accuse him of being “racist.”
In December 2017, for every performance of the play “Hamilton” at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre, 40 tickets were sold for a special low price of $10 each. To get these tickets, you had to apply online. A lottery randomly chose 40 winners for each performance. Winners were required to show photo ID when they showed up to see the play. But liberals didn’t accuse this theater of being “racist.”
Apple CEO Tim Cook said it’s racist to require voter ID. However, Apple requires photo ID for all of its customers who buy one of their phones.
Delta Airlines CEO Ed Bastian said it’s racist to require voter ID. However, Delta Airlines requires all of its customers to show photo ID.
This article from Politico includes the following photograph of a labor union that requires photo ID in order for its members to vote, but liberals didn’t accuse this union of being “racist.”
Did you ever see the video where they ask a bunch of West Coast white progressives about why voter ID is racist and then turn around and show their responses to black people?
Of course, its a specious argument but there is no push back from the LEFTIST media.
Nice short and informative video.
As long as they get a rise from using that word... they will keep using it.
what in tarnation does anyone owe the black community but good schools and a job.. both were sat on by the democrats.
there are poor schools everywhere.. and good ones.. the minorities that voted dem every election have themselves to blame for bad schools in their districts.. and jobs are available for those who show up dressed like they can do the job they are applying for.
this country is going to rot from within with the dems in control.
I contend that not requiring a photo ID is the racist action. It assumes that a certain race isn’t capable of getting a photo ID and must be treated like children.
Can you enter an Apple campus without their corporate ID? I think not.
Maybe if you are “Little Timmy.”
Anything proposed by identified non-woke people is racist, even if it is something identical with what the Left wants. The fact of it occurring in the mind of one of us is racist.
It’s about fraud and the Democrats having absolute power. Democracy will be finished.
if you bring in circuit boards or copper wire, etc to the recylers, in my state anyway, they want your id and I’ve seen them take down my car license as well and then you sign.
Let’s not forget going to the DNC Convention, you need an ID too..or to go to any baseball game, gotta show ID if you are picking up your tickets..next time ANYONE asks me for ID Im gonna say “I wont show you that oppressive racist card!”
Thomas Sowell, whom too few have heeded:
Folks didn’t listen to Booker T. Washington either:
“There is a class of colored people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs, and the hardships of the Negro race before the public. Having learned that they are able to make a living out of their troubles, they have grown into the settled habit of advertising their wrongs-partly because they want sympathy and partly because it pays. Some of these people do not want the Negro to lose his grievances, because they do not want to lose their jobs.”
Yes. I've actually posted it here a few times:
What a coincidence! Heheh...
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