Sarah Silverman nails the GOP's thuggish "Voter ID" vote-suppression tactics in just 3:52. She explains the voter-fraud craze used by the GOP in only the way Sarah can.
Silverman: And how about this bull*it. Some students like in Tennessee, because of the new voter identification laws will not be able to use their student ID’s to vote, BUT -- and this is amazing -- gun owners can use their firearms permits as IDs to vote. It makes perfect sense, get these kids gun permits. Ahhh, I feel safer from voter fraud already. What a great time to be encouraging our young people to go out and get a firearm license, don’t you think? It’s just like so American.
So let’s do it. If you live in one of these voter suppression states make sure that everyone you know gets ID necessary to vote. Even if that means taking Nana to get a license to kill.
Sarah, I hope Nana is feeling well. Oh, and are you still hooking up with Matt Damon?
It’s been four years since Sarah Silverman made a video for The Great Schlep, encouraging people to go to Florida and convince their grandparents to vote for Obama (“Vote for Obama, gonna visit Grandmama; vote for McCain, to me you’re a shit stain.”) She’s back, with “Get Nana a Gun,” a spot-on video about voter suppression. One state that she mentions is Pennsylvania, where a judge may rule Thursday on whether a voter-I.D. law will be in effect on election day