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A young Republican knocks on a house door.
“Hello, I’m a volunteer with Rick Santorum’s presidential campaign, and I’d like to talk to you about his vision for the country, if you have a few minutes…”
The black lady who answers replies, “Didn’t he say he didn’t want to help black people? Why would I vote for him?”
“Well, ma’am, he didn’t actually…”
“And why are you working for him? And not getting paid? You know how many of our people died because of this racist nonsense?”
“Ma’am, if I could…”
“Hell no, you can’t. Don’t come back around here. All Republicans do is use confused young people like you to spread their filth.”
This, my friends, is usually the end result of discussions about statements like these:
After suggesting that an expansion of Medicare is really just a plot to make voters more “dependent” on Washington, Santorum added: ”I don’t want to make black people’s lives better by giving them other people’s money.”
[I]f you go back to the year 2000, when we had an obvious disaster and – and saw that our voting process needed refinement, and we did that in the America Votes Act and made sure that we could iron out those kinks, now you have the Republicans, who want to literally drag us all the way back to Jim Crow laws and literally – and very transparently – block access to the polls to voters who are more likely to vote Democratic candidates than Republican candidates. And it’s nothing short of that blatant.
In the words of the philosopher Cee-Lo Green…