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Almanac debate on Voter ID


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On February 24, 2012, Twin Cities Public Television’s Almanac program featured a debate between Dan McGrath of Take Action Minnesota and Lucky Rosenbloom of We Want Voter ID on the Voter ID Constitutional Amendment that has been introduced in the Minnesota state legislature.

13 Responses to Almanac debate on Voter ID

  1. Wantdemocracy February 25, 2012 at 3:39 pm #

    Please edit this story and the poll. You got the names/affilitations mixed up!

    • Dan McGrath February 25, 2012 at 9:01 pm #

      It’s correct. There are two Dan McGraths on opposite sides of the voter ID debate. This video features Dan McGrath from Take Action Minnesota, in opposition to voter ID.

      • Wantdemocracy February 27, 2012 at 1:14 pm #

        OMG…! Wel thanks for clearing that up. My head was about to explode. I knew there muct be an equal and opposite force for good out there!!

  2. Wantdemocracy February 26, 2012 at 9:36 am #

    Seriously… wake up Dan.

  3. Wantdemocracy February 26, 2012 at 2:34 pm #

    So Dan are you for OR against Voter ID. This is confusing!

  4. Wantdemocracy February 27, 2012 at 9:17 am #

    Holy crap- I’m confused…. please someone help me here!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. Wantdemocracy February 27, 2012 at 3:24 pm #

    My head is still spinning. Two Dan McGrath’s on opposite ends of the spectrum, both personally/professionally involved in our little corner of the world. Wow. Now if they could both be head to head on the same show!!!! LOL

  6. Wantdemocracy March 1, 2012 at 4:47 pm #

    Wow, thanks for that. My head is spinning a little bit less now…

  7. Wantdemocracy March 2, 2012 at 5:23 pm #

    That anecdote was exactly that, and as helpful to the discussion as most anecdotes are: not at all.

  8. Wantdemocracy March 8, 2012 at 3:01 pm #

    Uncle Tom.

    • Dan March 8, 2012 at 3:14 pm #

      Tsk. Comments like that will get you banned.

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  1. As Seen on TV: Minnesota Debates Voter ID - The Republican Lawyer Blog - March 1, 2012

    [...]  A recent debate on Minnesota television highlighted the absurdity of the opposition to the amendment.  Dan McGrath of the socialist community organizing group "Take Action Minnesota" argued that requiring voters to show identification will tilt the playing field in favor of the rich who are, according to Mr. McGrath, more likely to have identification.  Anyone who has spent time in a DMV waiting room, and enjoyed the cross section of humanity waiting along side them, can recognize the error of this argument.   On the other hand, Lucky Rosenbloom, a supporter of the amendment,  told a family anecdote underscoring how honest and secure election procedures are something every voter deserves.   [...]

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