Sick minds

Have you heard of Clarence D. Mumford Sr.?

Probably not.
But after you read about what he did, consider this:
He, and
the many teachers who have been found to have corrupted the educational process
by changing the grades of their students
on the standardized testing their students were required to take
(e.g., in the Atlanta teacher cheating scandal)
(and by the way, does that now clarity the importance of standardized testing?
If teachers will raise the scores of students on the standardized tests,
where their fraud may be fairly readily uncovered,
how much more likely is it that
they will give their students artificially inflated grades
for their normal work in the classroom,
where detection of the grade inflation is all but impossible to determine?),
after all been hired for positions of responsibility in the first place.
Surely the hiring process for teachers
includes some level of test for character and responsibility.
Surely one may assume that the road to becoming a public school teacher,
passing through teachers college and the hiring process,
is at least a minimally effective screen against out-and-out con artists.
But, as we have seen, no system is perfect,
and the desire to improve the scores of either their students or of candidate teachers
has led some to “cheat the system” to gain the results they desire.

What is the point of my pointing all this out?
Just this:

If even some of those who pass through such screens for character and honesty cheat the system,
how many more of those in the voting electorate, which is open to all,
must be cheating the system by committing voter fraud?

Those who say that there is no need to at least require photo IDs in order to vote
must have very sick minds,
to blatantly look the other way on the fraud that must be occurring.
For the NAACP, in particular, to aid and abet
the undoubtable amount of vote fraud that must be going on
by opposing even the race-neutral requirement to show a photo ID in order to vote
(hardly an onerous burden)
seems to show that they prefer corrupt elections to honest elections.
But then again, what is the record of honesty in elections in Africa?
Could there be a connection?

And as to all those who complain about
the “burden on the poor, elderly, and minorities” imposed
by requiring that they, like everyone else,
meet a uniform requirement for identification,
how hard would it be to put in place
programs to make it easier for those people to get the photo IDs?