Turnout, turnout, turnout. Mostly populist quackery, but a proven strategy that gets the Dem base out to vote.

UPDATE: The Wall Street Journal joined the chorus of criticism of these initiatives as political stunts. “Democrats won’t immediately achieve their policy objectives, but then those are subordinate to their political ones,” it says.

http://www.sj-r.com/article/20140529/NEWS/140529211/?Start=1