This is rich. Ann Althouse caught a great moment in the “bottom of the screen television scrawl.” On CNN, Baltimore mayor Stephanie Rawlings was saying Republicans can only win through voter suppression in the 2016 Presidential race.

But just as the words came out of her mouth, the bottom of the screen pointed out that Democrats are the ones who have a penchant for discrimination and voter suppression in ways that  against tea party groups — in ways that actually could’ve cost Mitt Romney the election during his last run:

The scrawl said:

“Federal appeals court reinstates lawsuit against IRS says agency needs to prove it’s no longer discriminating conservative groups. Court rules conservative groups who brought 2013 lawsuit were ‘subjected to extended delay’ when applying for tax-exempt status with IRS. Court says ‘it is absurd’ to suggest unlawful delays by IRS have completely ended, considering two of the plaintiff groups still have tax-exempt applications pending….”


About The Author

Nancy French

Nancy French is a three-time New York Times best-selling author. Her most recent books include a collaboration with Sarah Palin on her new book Good Tidings and Great Joy: Protecting the Heart of Christmas and with famous Chinese dissident Bob Fu on his book God’s Double Agent: The True Story of a Chinese Christian’s Fight for Freedom. Other books include Home and Away: A Story of Family in a Time of War which she co-authored with her husband David French. She also collaborated with Bristol Palin on her book Not Afraid of Life: My Story So Far and with Olympic gold medalist Shawn Johnson’s A Winning Balance: What I’ve Learned So Far about Love, Faith, and Living Your Dreams. She also wrote Red State of Mind: How a Catfish Queen Reject Became a Liberty Belle. She is the editor of the Faith and Family Channel on Patheos, writes for National Review Online and Rare magazine, and has written in numerous publications, such as USA Today, Parents magazine, and the Philadelphia Inquirer.   She and her husband David have a home in Franklin, Tennessee, where they and their three children attend Zion Presbyterian Church (PCA).