‘Welcome to the South!’

Written by on May 6, 2014

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Did you? Polls for the primary election are open until 7 pm. And this was the first time I had to produce a photo ID to cast a ballot.

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Of course, I’m new to Tennessee, fresh from “up nawth,” where voter suppression activities are limited to Republican gerrymandering and, perhaps, manufactured traffic jams.

So (knowing full well the question was coming) I must have looked disgusted while pulling out my drivers license; an old woman behind the poll workers’ table chirped, “Welcome to the South!”

Bless her heart.Ah, life in a red state.


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