A discussion between Hillary Clinton’s campaign advisers about voter registration laws led to a remarkable quip made by John Podesta, Clinton’s campaign chairman.
“On the picture ID, the one thing I have thought of in that space is that if you show up on Election Day with a driver’s license with a picture, attest that you are a citizen, you have a right to vote in federal elections,” said Podesta.
And in context, Podesta’s remark came perilously close to suggesting U.S. residents could vote with a driver’s license — no need to complicate things by using databases that could check U.S. citizenship.
Read the rest to see how Podesta's comments fit into the email chain and why it is of concern. Read at Polizette