This is State Senator Fran Millar (R) of Dunwoody GA and he is fighting a plan that would allow Sunday voting in his district. Why? Let’s allow the senator to explain in his Facebook post from 9/9/14:
(“AJC” refers to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, a prominent local newspaper.)
Notice the portion I highlighted? Sen. Millar is concerned that Sunday voting will be too convenient to African Americans.
But that’s not all. In the comments section, Sen. Millar added this nugget:
Yes, Sen. Millar doesn’t think that the African Americans who may find Sunday voting more convenient are sufficiently educated.
Man, my ears are hurting from all the dog whistles going off!
Sen. Millar is a classic example of bigotry in action… something that is all too common.