Reader responds to writer’s letter
To the editor:
As I read Mr. Gleason’s letter about Pennsylvania’s voter ID law I imagined him laughing hysterically while he typed away.
Were you laughing, Mr. Gleason? That would help me know if I should be laughing with you or at you. vou certainly can’t believe that the intention of the law is a more fair election.
I too wish to have elections that are untouched by voter fraud. However, the timing of this legislation smells bad. It smells to me like an attempt at voter suppression to win the state for Mr. Romney. Mike Turzai as much as said so.
Is there a need for this law at this time? Pennsylvania state lawyers have admitted that they knew of no cases of “in person” voter fraud. How prevalent could it be? How many voters will be turned away or may not vote due to this law? According to estimates by the University of Washington and the University of New Mexico, perhaps hundreds of thousands of voters could be affected. Don’t you see an