For some reason, this hot take refuses to die. Keeping in mind that requiring voter ID has been shot down as racist and a non-starter by many municipalities, progressives cling to the idea that it’s too difficult to vote, thanks to “voter suppression” efforts by the GOP (like voter ID).
Anyway, Nate Lerner is executive director of something called Build the Wave, so it’s understandable why he’s already making excuses for less-than-expected voter turnout.
If only Republicans made it as hard to buy a gun as they've made it to vote.
— Nate Lerner (@NathanLerner) October 27, 2018
If only this tweet were true, we’d at least have a starting point for debate.
Are you crazy? https://t.co/ucK8JEHpKn
— Miao (@MiaoReport) October 27, 2018
Insanely dumb take.
— Democrat Strategist (@JammieWF) October 27, 2018
From someone who has never bought a gun… https://t.co/Ek8DLnbOiW
— CJ Lauterbur (@LauterburCj) October 27, 2018
….says the guy who has never bought a gun.
— Chris Fortune (@ChrisSFortune) October 27, 2018
This isn't true, and he knows it of course… doesn't stop him from tweeting it tho. https://t.co/d3uUFMhdnk
— Mickey White (@BiasedGirl) October 27, 2018
I fully support making guns as hard to buy as it is to vote. https://t.co/gd2vzMp3st
— David Harsanyi (@davidharsanyi) October 27, 2018
If only it were as easy to get a gun as it is to tweet something stupid.
— Crftbrlvr (@Klaus_Flauten) October 27, 2018
He's doing something wrong. @Jack – remove his blue check for being so dim.
Registered to vote, same day.
Three days for firearm purchase
30 days for concealed carry permit. https://t.co/GNx5ft6tZZ
— Sandy appreciates you! (@RightGlockMom) October 27, 2018
It took me 4 months to get my CCW and seconds to register to vote at the DMW.
— Eric ❌ (@Realericosborne) October 27, 2018
Me, at the BMV getting a new driver's license
BMV worker: do you want to register to vote?
Her: ok, your card will be in the mail in a few weeks
Me: thats it? I don't have to fill out a form?
Her: Nope, just have to check this box… OK it's done. https://t.co/UBfNZK3ZpK
— John (@John_Faker) October 27, 2018
In Arizona, my ballots arrive in the mail with no return postage required. I can't wait to begin accepting home delivery when I purchase firearms.
— RommelsMom (@RommelsMom) October 27, 2018
Uh……It take like 30 seconds to register. You democrats just are too lazy to get out if bed and drive to the polls 🤷🏻♂️ https://t.co/oa0LJtIOp3
— Birds/Nets (@EaglesNets) October 27, 2018
It is easier for Americans to vote today than voting has ever been in any society in the history of mankind. Your statement is so mindnumbingly stupid it's hard to believe you could spell the words in it correctly. https://t.co/b1tkx7yDQS
— David "Beto" Blackmon (@GDBlackmon) October 27, 2018
I remember buying my first pistol from FFL dealer: apply for licence, show valid ID, fingerprints, background check, waiting period.
Also remember casting my first vote: showed up, spoke my name, signature in a ledger, didn't show ID, received ballot. https://t.co/OqcH6VPfqH
— Lucas Kirkpatrick (@The_Kirkpatrick) October 27, 2018
I just voted and I didn't need to get a background check. Maybe we should start doing that though; i'm for it. https://t.co/8CpFg8juIM
— Fake Lex Luthor (@deadbolt_lock) October 27, 2018
My vote for stupid tweet of the week…
how about we take him up on this and require background checks and valid photo ID EACH AND EVERY time you vote?https://t.co/E6XNXFmkds
— Rank Badjin (@badjin_rank) October 27, 2018
If you applied the same regulations to people registering to vote as you do to people buying guns, nut jobs like this would denounce the rising fascist threat to our democracy. https://t.co/SpRYiJpzSN
— Kevin McKenzie (@kevinmckenz) October 27, 2018
Reminder that the right to bear arms is more central to the American legal system and American history than the right to vote, and far more important. https://t.co/94CCxcowRk
— Michael Malice (@michaelmalice) October 27, 2018
Rhetoric like this (25,000 likes now) is factually false, reprehensibly dishonest, and exactly the sort of thing not-to-say if you're actually interested in reducing tensions in America. https://t.co/5zvwnWzTis
— David Shane (@david_shane) October 27, 2018
Seriously, y’all got to start coming up with a new lie, this one is really getting worn out
— @atchc (@atchc2) October 27, 2018
Mother Jones' Ari Berman targets 'NRA apologists' who called out his stupid tweet on voter ID https://t.co/dFZwAqJl5S
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) March 7, 2018