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Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Randroid Paul Meltdown on the Rachel Maddow Show

Even I expected it to take more than twenty-four hours for him to make himself radioactively unelectable.

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Needless to say, even if you really do personally think it is not at all nice for racists to segregate their privately-owned lunch counters and bowling alleys it is still obviously and rightly going to be an enormously controversial and problematic thing to advocate that this not-nice thing should nonetheless be legal in America today. If you say such things and really believe them for reasons you think are good it isn't a gotcha attack to expect you to explain that controversial view in public to those you want to represent in government, and it is rather flabbergasting that a person on the record saying such things apparently wouldn't be prepared to be asked about them after winning his state party's senate primary.

1 comment:

Martin said...

It's a bad business decision to exclude someone from your restaurant. Not immoral. A bad business decision.

Ah, my next senator.