Rep. Carson hits bottom; keeps digging

Rick Moran
"In for a penny, in for a millions bucks" I always say. For Representative Andre Carson (D-IN), that adage has special meaning. Carson, one of the ranking members of the Congressional Black Caucus, sounded the alarm about the tea party at an event in Florida on August 22. From CNN: Some of these folks in Congress would love to see us as second-class citizens. Some of them in Congress right now of this tea party movement would love to see you and me ... hanging on a tree," Carson said, according to the audio. Obviously, no one has to "hang" Carson after he hoisted himself on his own petard. Be that as it may, instead of apologizing for his rank hate speech, Carson doubled down: On Wednesday, Carson told CNN he stood by those remarks. "Well, I wasn't talking about the entire tea party. I think the tea party is absolutely right when they call for increased transparency in government, when they call for a cutback on excessive government spending. I am deeply concerned about some...(Read Full Post)

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