Minnesota Democrat Al Franken almost certainly stole his Senate seat, and Democrats consistently oppose the most simple and practical election-integrity measures such as photo ID.
So one might expect smart Democrats to try to shy away from inviting reminders of their own record on the democratic process while pushing the Russian-hacking narrative.
Apparently Dick Durbin isn’t one of the smart ones — if there are any left in the Democrat Party.
LifeZette reports that over the weekend, the Illinois Democrat and Senate Minority Whip declared that President Trump’s commission currently investigating election integrity is not only an attempt at voter suppression, but in effect does the bidding of the Kremlin. Somehow.
.@POTUS's voter fraud commission wants to suppress the right to vote and discredit our Democratic process. Exactly what Vladimir Putin wants https://t.co/nHqfREgxgV
— Senator Dick Durbin (@SenatorDurbin) July 23, 2017
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Durbin was responding to an op-ed published Thursday in The Washington Post called “Kobach is a ‘useful idiot’ for Russia.