Two Pennsylvania Democrat state lawmakers have been indicted for taking bribes to oppose the state’s voter ID laws, a report says.
The Philadelphia district attorney issued the charges after Obama’s Department of “Justice” refused to prosecute the lawmakers for their lawbreaking actions.
Acting in a purely political manner–as they always do–Obama and Holder cared more that an indictment would hurt their case for voter ID laws than they did about prosecuting real lawbreakers.
You see, the law doesn’t matter to Obama. Only his political agenda matters.
State representatives Vanessa Brown and Ron Waters were caught as part of a years-long investigation that found they accepted $4,000 and $7,650, respectively, in cash or money orders from a confidential informant in 2011 ahead of a vote for a bill that required voters to show identification at the polls; the law passed, but was struck down by a judge in January of this year. Waters also reportedly accepted a $2,000 Tiffany bracelet.
Following a grand-jury investigation, Philadelphia district attorney Seth Williams said Brown and Waters “fully admitted that they knowingly took illegal cash payments.”
When the revelations emerged earlier this year, the Keystone State’s top law-enforcement officer, Democratic attorney general Kathleen Kane, said she would not charge Brown or Waters, and shut down the operation that began under her predecessor, then–attorney general and currently outgoing Republican governor Tom Corbett. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that Kane called into question how the investigation was conducted and suggested that race played a role in targeting Brown and Waters, who are black.
The law is only worth something to Obama if he can use it as a weapon against his political foes.