Posted on 16 October 2015.
The achingly well-meaning notable 3.0 du jour has put his foot in it again. Just read his comments at the recent ‘White Community-Black Community GOP Competitive Co-operation 1000 Dollar Dinner’ in the Seattle Hilton.
You know what, I want to address all you black folks somewhere out there in the audience, and thank you all from the bottom of my
coffers… uh, my heart.
Because you guys are more or less exactly my kind of people, and I know you just wouldn’t be here if you weren’t supportive of my
agenda… uh, my program.
I really mean that, with all my heart. It’s a bit like, well, you remember that achingly sincere video where John McCain congratulated… uh, what’s that guy’s name again? Read the full story
Posted in Human Interest, Politics
Posted on 15 October 2015.
Rand Paul has recently denied the legitimacy of laws forbidding discrimination against LGBT employees.
But this is not the only argument he has ever made in this vein. See this transcript of some previously unrevealed comments he made at a college.
OK. Yes, from a purely moral, or dare I say ‘moralistic’ point of view, it wasn’t very pleasant for black people to not be allowed to sit on the front of the bus.
I mean, in fairness, if some people in the USA started banning Jews, Muslims, disabled people, women, or anyone else of that general, y’know, ‘diverse’ type, then I think that would actually be kind of petty and mean-spirited!
Well, from a particular point of view, I guess. Read the full story
Posted in Human Interest, Society