In earlier times, when wiser minds prevailed, people understood the power and responsibility that accompanies the right to vote. Which is why in colonial times only people who owned land and were invested into society had the right.
As namby pamby liberalism permeated society, more and more people got to vote. But even then the responsible segments of society recognized the problem. Which is why in their wisdom black people, who really didn't own much of anything, were considered 3/5ths of a person. And it made sense from a responsible property perspective.
Now everything has gone to hell. Any poor retard can vote. If the Democrats have their way even illegal immigrants from Mexico and Italy will be able to vote.
Our Founding Fathers are rolling in their graves.
No citation necessary.
Walker '16: Keeping laborers in their proper place