Attacking North Carolina’s new voter ID law as the “harshest voter suppression law in the nation,” the ACLU’s North Carolina chapter saluted the U.S. Justice Department for filing a lawsuit on Sept. 30 challenging the law.

Like Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr., the ACLU considers minorities haplessly incompetent at the monumental task of acquiring IDs. The Justice Department’s lawsuit claims that minority voters are less likely to have common photo IDs and that shortening the early voting period would also disproportionately affect minorities.

Read Robert Knight’s American Thinker column.