Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Developmentally Disabled voters coached into supporting Obama

This news story comes from California:

The California Republican party is asking the secretary of state to investigate an organized voting campaign involving developmentally disabled adults in Tuolumne County.

As many as ten clients of the Thumbs Up! adult care center have already cast absentee ballots under the supervision of center director David Simerley, and nearly all of them were for Barack Obama.

"We all registered to vote and we all sat together as a group and went over our ballots and voted," Simerley told News10.

Among those voting was Michael Rascon, 56, whose father described him as having the mental capacity of a 5-year-old.

"What kind of people would do this to somebody like that," asked Sam Rascon, who discovered his son had registered and voted only after seeing him with an Obama button last Thursday. "He wouldn't know one candidate from another."

My Comment: Can you imagine using Developmentally Disabled people in this way?

H/T: Michelle Malkin

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