Appearing Thursday on MSNBC, left-wing activist Stacey Abrams accused the Republican Party of suppressing voter rights due to an “existential panic” in the wake of Georgia enacting election integrity measures.
A transcript is as follows:
JOY REID: It is breathtaking to see just the breadth of the number of laws and ways that Republicans are throwing bricks in front of voters. When you look at it as someone who has been a politician, who has been an elected official, is this more straight up, sort of, racist attempts to reconfigure the electorate or is it more GOTV [Get Out The Vote]? Part of me thinks part of it is GOTV.
STACEY ABRAMS: I actually think it’s more of an existential panic, and cowardice, and laziness. What they realized in the last election is a confluence of possibilities came into being. Communities of color that had largely not fully