Leading voting rights expert and journalist for The Nation magazine Ari Berman (@AriBerman) joins us today. Who Kris Kobach is and why his racist, anti-democratic, Kris Kobach’s time at Harvard with advisor and clash of civilizations theorist Samuel Huntington. Why Kobach’s anti-black voter stridency seems to be about more than just winning elections for the GOP. Anxiety about fear for the future of the “white race” driving GOP voter suppression. The threat posed by Cross Check.
On the fun half – Jeff Sessions gets grilled by Ron Wyden and “hysterical” Kamala Harris, Rand Paul speaks out for Yemen, major fire in London property long-complained about for awful safety conditions, plus your calls and IMs!