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(Re. Members of the Congressional Black Caucus being disproportionately targeted by ethics investigators.)

It couldn’t possibly be that black congresscritters often represent ghetto districts that are poor precisely because the people who live in them are so ethically challenged that they would rather spend other people’s wealth than create their own. It couldn’t be that the only qualification for office in such districts is a guarantee to bring home the free money and to stick Whitey in the eye whenever possible, so that even criminal lowlifes like Charles Rangel and Maxine Waters get reelected time and time again. No, it must be racism.

Dave Blount, Moonbattery 9 Comments [3/13/2012 3:28:32 AM]
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nutbunny

Putting the cart before the horse?

Plus lies?

You're some sentient brass bullshit fountain, aren't you?

3/13/2012 3:53:52 AM

Bollox

^ Sentient?

3/13/2012 5:10:59 AM

D Laurier

likely not.

3/13/2012 5:48:33 AM

Doubting Thomas

So... if someone represents ghetto districts, that makes them a criminal? Is there a spot back in the corner of the Senate floor where other congressmen don't go because the black senators will steal their wallets?

3/13/2012 6:17:34 AM

Brendan Rizzo

(Re. Members of the Republican Party being disproportionately involved in sex scandals regarding homosexuality and pedophilia.)

It couldn’t possibly be that conservative congresspersons often represent super-rich districts that are rich precisely because the people who live in them are so ethically challenged that they would rather steal other people’s wealth and livelihood than play by the rules. It couldn’t be that the only qualification for office in such districts is a guarantee to make the rich even richer and to poke minorities and the poor in the eyes whenever possible, so that even criminal lowlifes such as Lamar Smith and Grover Norquist get reelected time and time again. No, it must be a liberal conspiracy.

Fixed, and oh so gloriously.

3/13/2012 6:23:05 AM

Lucilius

I will match the income levels of Rangel's New York and Waters' California districts any day against the non-prosperity of lily-white wingnut reps from Alabama and Mississippi.

3/13/2012 9:08:54 AM

Anon

I grew up in the Twin Cities. Anyone who says that Keith Ellison's district is a "ghetto district" has never been there - it covers all of downtown Minneapolis. Some areas are fairly rough, but that's true of any city that size.

3/13/2012 10:09:00 AM

aaa

Dave, you would not know political corruption even if it did a no-knock raid on your house.

3/14/2012 6:34:56 AM

dfmfundies

It couldn't possibly be that white Republican state legislators pool all black voters in majority-black districts, so as to increase white Republican representation and minimize the need to respond to black voters' concerns.

3/14/2012 5:00:09 PM
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