(News Busters) On CNN’s New Day Wednesday morning, co-host Chris Cuomo claimed that serious allegations of voter fraud are “B.S.”: “Is there a second line to this story in terms of what this commission is about other than the obvious, which is trying to put meat on the bones of a B.S. allegation.”
CNN Political Commentator Errol Louis agreed, saying it is worse than that. The real objective of the administration’s voter fraud commission is voter suppression:
LOUIS: Well that’s right. They’re trying to put meat on the bones of a B.S. allegation…Then there is this question of voter suppression being really sort of the end goal of all of this. (…)
CUOMO: So you’re saying they’re saying its about stopping voter fraud, but these efforts go to voter suppression?
LOUIS: Absolutely. Absolutely…This seems to be really kind of what the end goal is, and, of course, Kris Kobach’s personal history sort of leads you to conclude this is something he’s been associated with all along.
That history, of course, includes voting security measures. What a racist, am I right? CNN Politics Reporter and Editor-at-Large Chris Cillizza then claimed that there is zero evidence of voter fraud:
According to the data this is a solution in search of a problem. I mean, there’s no other way to put it, Alisyn. There’s — there’s been extensive studies done, not one, not partisan, extensive studies done of elections and alleged voter fraud and the simple fact is, is that to the extent they found mistakes they’re almost always, 99.99% of the time attributable to human error, that there is no malicious intent here…