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Missouri GOP leader slams plan to increase voter turnout in Ferguson
08/20/2014 7:43 AM
08/20/2014 9:20 AM
Al Sharpton and others are calling for more participation in the democratic process in Ferguson.
After all, turnout in the last election there was a mere 12 percent.
That, said Sharpton, was “an insult to your children.”
And yet, the executive director of the Missouri Republican Party, Matt Wills, roundly criticized the plan.
Wills told the right-wing website Breitbart:
“If that’s not fanning the political flames, I don’t know what is. I think it’s not only disgusting but completely inappropriate.”
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