Yael Abouhalkah for KC Star:
Just how nefarious is Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach when it comes to restricting voters’ rights?
Slimy enough that it appears he helped former Johnson County election commissioner Brian Newby get a top job in Washington — after which Newby imposed new limits on voting in Kansas, Alabama and Georgia.
Some of the calculating behind-the-scenes moves necessary to place Newby in his position of power are contained in this excellent story by The Associated Press.
Even the dry recitation of facts show just how much political calculations went into the decisions by Kobach and Newby to help each other out.Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/yael-t-abouhalkah/article69408517.html#storylink=cpy