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June 24, 2010

Rep. Paul Kanjorski: Relief Programs Go To "Good, Average Americans," Not "Defectives" and Not "Minorities"

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We’re giving relief to people that I deal with in my office every day now unfortunately. But because of the longevity of this recession, these are people — and they’re not minorities and they’re not defective and they’re not all the things you’d like to insinuate that these programs are about — these are average, good American people.

Will the media make an issue? No. The media far too closely identifies with the Democratic Party and therefore are not only willing to give Kanjorski a "you know what he meant pass," but they also believe that this is how you have to sell welfare/relief programs to bitter clingers -- you have to maybe lie to them a little bit, because they're so racist, and tell them the money is going to white folks.

And they believe this even about white Democrats. Any Democrats not living in a major urban center, they think are racist.

So to them this isn't about racism per se, but a good man having to speak in a way that will appeal to racists.


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