You’ve probably heard it many times. It was invoked in 2014 by a Pennsylvania judge to rationalize throwing out the state’s voter ID law. In a 100-page opinion, Commonwealth Court Judge Bernard McGinley argued that “if even one person is disenfranchised by the law,” then we have failed as a democracy.
Those same words — if even one person is disenfranchised — have been uttered ad nauseam by Democrats to justify their opposition to laws that would combat voter fraud. That fallback argument is about to come to the fore again now that President Donald Trump has announced via Twitter:
The mainstream media immediately fired back that the problem is not as widespread as Trump is making it out to be.
But the data compiled to date come down on Trump’s side…