Democrats' voter ID debacle

Bottom line: Americans support voter ID. They just do. And now, with Manchin's voter ID proposal and the Monmouth poll, Stacey Abrams, the failed Democratic candidate for governor Georgia who has become the party's voting-rights heroine, has flip-flopped on the issue and now says she not only supports voter ID but that she has never opposed it.

"That's one of the fallacies of Republican talking points that have been deeply disturbing," Abrams said on CNN recently. "No one has ever objected to having to prove who you are to vote. It's been part of our nation's history since the inception of voting."

Republicans were quick to point to Abrams has in fact long denounced voter ID. Look at this exchange on CNN from October 2018, when Abrams was running for governor...