New York

You’re either on the bus or you’re off the bus


Republican fantasy: that the exploding number of registrants in African American areas can only be evidence of fraud.

Reality: A Chicago Transit Authority bus driver has church on the #15 route. “Abortion! Abortion! Abortion! All they ever talk about is abortion!” he cries, working his congregants into a revivalist fervor. “This war is an abortion!” (A Village Voice reporter whispers under his breath: testify!) “Gotta register! Gotta vote!”

Have you ever seen anything like this?

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