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Redwood Falls Gazette - Redwood Falls - MN
Supreme Court ruling on the Voting Rights Act could hurt the Republican Party in the long run
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By Pat Cunningham
June 26, 2013 11:10 a.m.



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Joshua Green SAYS the Supreme Court decision striking down a core part of the 1965 Voting Rights Act was a pyrrhic victory for the GOP:

On its face, this looks like a big victory for Republicans. But is it really? I suspect it will turn out to be a poisoned chalice. Many of the GOPís current problems stem from the fact that it is overly beholden to its white, Southern base at a time when the country is rapidly becoming more racially diverse. In order to expand its base of power beyond the House of Representatives, the GOP needs to ...

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