Tue Nov 27, 2012, 02:57 PM
n2doc (44,639 posts)
Santorum’s new cause: opposing the disabled
By Dana Milbank,
President-unelect Rick Santorum made his triumphant return to the Capitol on Monday afternoon and took up a brave new cause: He is opposing disabled people.
Specifically, Santorum, joined by Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah), declared his wish that the Senate reject the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities — a human rights treaty negotiated during George W. Bush’s administration and ratified by 126 nations, including China, Russia, Iran, Cuba, Syria and Saudi Arabia.
The former presidential candidate pronounced his “grave concerns” about the treaty, which forbids discrimination against people with AIDS, who are blind, who use wheelchairs and the like. “This is a direct assault on us,” he declared at a news conference.
Lee, a tea party favorite, said he, too, has “grave concerns” about the document’s threat to American sovereignty. “I will do everything I can to block its ratification, and I have secured the signatures of 36 Republican senators, all of whom have joined with me saying that we will oppose any ratification of any treaty during this lame-duck session.”
Santorum and his buddies-lower than whale shit at the bottom of the ocean. Frothy mix needs to go away.
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Tue Nov 27, 2012, 03:04 PM
left on green only (1,484 posts)
4. Why is anyone even paying attention to anything that excuse for a human being says anymore?
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Hasn't he already had his 15 minutes of relativity?