Conservative Tea Party Gone Too Far: Applause for Return of “Literacy Tests”

9 02 2010

Rep. Tom Tancredo speaks in front of the Tea Party Convention in support of returning to the Literacy Tests at Gaylord Opryland Hotel.

The Tea Party gone too far? Do Republicans supporting the Tea Party (Yep, like Sarah Palin) support the return of Literacy Tests that were used in the south to prevent African-Americans from voting? That the Voting Rights Act condemned? That goes against our Constitution?

Perhaps they should get their brains out of the Declaration of Independence and into our real founding document.

When a Republican was asked for a response in this question:

What do you think the message is when you’re saying Obama voters cannot pass a basic, civics literacy test?

He gave this response:

Well,… You know…. Tom Tancredo gave a fantastic speech last night. I think hes an amazing politician.



3 responses

9 02 2010

And all the racists gave him a standing ovation.

12 02 2010

Thats what scares me.

10 02 2010

What can or do we really expect from these folks? Their just republicans with a different name, attached to the party of hate and fear mongering is what they do best. JMHO, Rob

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