It was the belief of the Founding Fathers that the citizens of America would vote for the candidates they felt would be best for the country. They felt that hard-working Americans would support qualified candidates and root-out the criminal element.
Black voters keep overwhelmingly re-electing Marion Barry despite multiple criminal- drug- tax convictions. Charlie Rangel was re-elected with 91% of the vote despite multiple tax- rent control- public funds convictions. And now Obama, who feels no responsibility to tell the truth or control our enormous debt.
Minorities can be granted the right to vote, but do they have the intelligence and sense of responsibility ? Do they have the interest of the country at heart