James O’Keefe creates proof of voter fraud

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Conservative prankster James O'Keefe released an edited video today showing an election worker in Washington offering a young white man with a beard a ballot for Eric Holder, the U.S. attorney general who recently downplayed the notion that voter fraud was a problem.

An unnamed Department of Justice spokesman told Talking Points Memo the video was probably "manufactured."

The video is likely to spark another round of debates on the issue of state-level voter ID laws, which was the idea. The next phase in a story like this is to track down the election worker seen in the video telling "Holder" he doesn't need ID in order to vote. Who is he? How long has he been doing this? Does he now think there needs to be stronger ID requirements at the voting booth?

The Times editorial board weighed in on this last October, saying, "There is almost no voting fraud in America" except in "the most isolated cases."

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