‘The Voting Rights Act is just the beginning’
By Timothy Torrey
July 26, 2013
I want to tell you a story about a farmer being plagued by wild hogs digging and rooting up his land, destroying his crops and costing him a lot of money. So, what is he to do?
One of the farmer’s neighbors comes by for a visit on day, and the farmer begins to tell his neighbor about his plight. The neighbor says, “I can catch those hogs for you, if you let me have them once they’re caught.” The farmer readily agrees, and tells his neighbor to proceed.
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