By: Becket Adams
Noted “documentarian” and liberal activist Michael Moore during an interview with MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell on Monday explained the supposed history of voter suppression in America.
“Voter suppression was one of the founding principles of this country. Our Founding Fathers suppressed the vote by saying only white male property owners could vote,” said the filmmaker. “And through the 200 plus years, we’ve chipped away at the voter suppression … blacks could vote, then women could vote and now the blacks had to — we had to have Civil Rights laws.”