Intimidation. It was absolute in the way it backfired, and likely caused some lasting harm to the GOP for those instigating such a short-sighted action. After the election even the GOP acknowledged the loose cannon hyperbole rolling out of control isn't in the long-term interests of the party.that's what I don't get - they're good people who just trying to get by like everybody else.. What is this expectation based on?JBSF said:yes, they did. Nothing like a PSA that states the truth. Why would it possibly dissuade black voters from going to the booth?