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Sun Jan 27, 2013, 03:18 PM

DeMint rants about ‘unborn children’ when asked about Republican ‘racist comments’



By David Edwards
Sunday, January 27, 2013 12:44 EST

Former Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) on Sunday turned the subject to abortion and “unborn children” after being asked about “racist comments” that hurt the Republican Party brand.

During a panel segment on NBC’s Meet the Press, host David Gregory asked DeMint to respond to former Secretary of State Colin Powell’s charge that there was a “dark vein of intolerance” in the Republican Party because people like former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin had accused President Barack Obama of “shucking and jiving.”

“Spending more than we’re bringing in and this debt is a moral argument that we need to connect with the American people,” the incoming Heritage Foundation president explained. “The reason that I left Congress is because I don’t believe the politicians are going to solve our problems unless the American people force them to. They’re going to keep spending and borrowing in Washington, they’re going to keep implementing policies… that hurt minorities. They’re worse off.”

“And we can go to Detroit and Philadelphia and Chicago where these liberal progressive policies have been in place for decades, and you see Latinos and African-Americans in failing schools, with high unemployment,” he continued. “What we’re going to do and I know Gov. Jindal is going to do along with a lot of other governors is show the success stories where the right ideas are implemented, and we’re going to show the failures in Detroit and Philadelphia and L.A.”

NAACP president Ben Jealous, however, argued that Republicans would be better off “if they’re willing to give up on the gasoline that’s been the old Dixiecrat rhetoric they’ve indulged in for the last 40 years.”


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DonViejo Jan 2013 OP
monmouth3 Jan 2013 #1
Cosmocat Jan 2013 #8
davidpdx Jan 2013 #10
madrchsod Jan 2013 #2
Kalidurga Jan 2013 #3
Hekate Jan 2013 #5
Kalidurga Jan 2013 #6
Hekate Jan 2013 #4
moman Jan 2013 #7
NightOwwl Jan 2013 #9

Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 03:29 PM

1. And I'm sure Gregory did a follow-up and asked him to answer the question..Bwahahaa..

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Response to monmouth3 (Reply #1)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 04:24 PM

8. Of course not

his interview of Ryan pretty much consisted of ...

"so, republicans claim Barrack Obama is a scumbag, please explain why he is ..."

"having established how horrible the President is, what else can you slam in on ..."

"republicans are groovy, tell everyone how great they are ..."

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Response to Cosmocat (Reply #8)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 01:43 AM

10. Thanks for the recap, now I don't have to bother watching it

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 03:35 PM

2. demint is a racist asshole.

he`s pissed because the majority of people in the usa voted for a man who`s mother was white and his father was black.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 03:39 PM

3. if the answer to every problem is to outlaw abortion...

then why aren't countries where it is illegal, perfect?

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Response to Kalidurga (Reply #3)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 03:52 PM

5. No, no -- the answer is "more guns"!

He forgot that part.

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Response to Hekate (Reply #5)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 04:09 PM

6. Yeah he did

unless the gun owners are black, then letting people have gunz iz bad.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 03:51 PM

4. Cut to Andrea Mitchell who was shaking her head at the idiot...

Just because she didn't jump in swinging doesn't mean she agrees with him.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 04:17 PM

7. Being from South Carolina I have Known

Jim Demint for years and he is as dumb as they come.Any question he is ever asked just results in his canned talking points.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 04:32 PM

9. Shove this in his face.

And ask how he intends to correct the situation since he so obviously cares about children. In fact, shove this in the face of every 'pro-lifer'. They could give a rat's ass about all the non-aborted babies who are now children living in poverty; it is way past time to highlight their hypocrisy.

Of the 35 wealthy countries studied by UNICEF, only Romania has a child poverty rate higher than the 23 percent rate in the U.S.



Use this link and you can share that image on Facebook.
http://rankingamerica.wordpress.com/2012/10/05/the-u-s-ranks-2nd-in-child-poverty-2/

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