Colin Powell warns fellow Republicans that their voter-suppression efforts will backfire

Pat Cunningham

GOP right-wingers probably will dismiss THIS as predictable whining by a black guy:

On Face the Nation this Sunday, Colin Powell, former Secretary of State under President George W. Bush, warned his fellow Republicans that the continuing push to restrict voting rights is going to “backfire” and harm the Republican Party:

These kinds of procedures that are being put in place to slow the process down, and make it likely that fewer Hispanics and African Americans might vote I think is going to backfire, because these people are going to come out and do what they have to do in ...

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