You know someone's really a bigot when the article reads like it came from the Onion

AUSTIN — A North Texas legislator during House testimony on voter identification legislation said Asian-descent voters should adopt names that are “easier for Americans to deal with.”

Why are elected officials continually allowed to say this kind of crap? Employers or educators would be charged with creating a hostile environment for making such asinine statements, but apparently it's acceptable if you're a leader of a much larger segment of people.


2 comments:

Smadraji said...

Nice Posting
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Austan said...

There seems to be a power/wealth point at which some can say things without repercussion. It's right up there with Shrub's "Not all poor people are murderers." When did we become a nation with a whole social class of greedy hateful halfwits? I musta been busy working...