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  •  His wife is Asian (1+ / 0-)
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    What evidence do you have that he's a racist? Not saying that he's a good person or hasn't supported racist policies, but that's not the same thing as being an actual racist.

    "Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us" - Benjamin Rush, 1777

    by kovie on Mon Jan 21, 2013 at 06:24:49 AM PST

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    •  His wife is rich. Very rich. (0+ / 0-)

      His core supporters in Kentucky are the Far Right, starting early with John Cooper.

      McConnell responded to 9/11 with extreme anti-Muslim statements, including slurs, to his supporters in Kentucky. Maybe it was expected.

      We'd heard that kind of thing before.

      "Have you left no sense of decency, sir, at long last?" Army Attorney to Sen. McCarthy, 1954. "We have done nothing to be ashamed of. We have nothing to apologize for." NRA 12/14/2012.

      by bontemps2012 on Mon Jan 21, 2013 at 08:10:10 AM PST

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      •  Like I said, I don't think he believes in ANYTHING (1+ / 0-)
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        other than, of course, Mitch McConnell & the family interest. So he'll say and do anything he thinks he needs to, to get what he wants. Such cynicism can be exploited. I think it already has been, by Obama & Reid.

        "Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us" - Benjamin Rush, 1777

        by kovie on Mon Jan 21, 2013 at 08:13:53 AM PST

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