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Thursday, October 24, 2013

"You Know That We Can Hear You, Right?"

Posted by David Schmader on Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 1:29 PM

The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi visits North Carolina to investigate the state's highly contentious, allegedly racist voter ID law, and finds a jaw-dropping interview subject in Buncombe County Republican precinct chair Don Yelton. (Yelton's defense of an Obama-as-witch-doctor pic he posted to Facebook is topped only by his frightfully direct explanation of the voter ID law's true intent.) (Best Supporting Actor: Congressman John Lewis.) Watch it.

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