All the bad Republican eggs in one basket

(from Huffington Post)

On April 7 Sarah Palin is planning to appear at a campaign fundraiser for the Minnesota 6th Congressional District’s very own wackadoodle Michelle “census=internment camps” Bachmann.

Bachmann is well-known for own distinct flavors of reasoning. What was her logic for rejecting the census as “unnecessary government intervention into American lives”?

“If we look at American history, between 1942 and 1947, the data that was collected by the Census Bureau was handed over to the FBI and other organizations at the request of President Roosevelt, and that’s how the Japanese were rounded up and put into the internment camps.”

It might be noted that the vast majority of Americans who were sent to the WWII-era internment camps were of Japanese descent and were not female Republican representatives.

Other Minnesota Republican dogs are returning to their vomit planning to appear at the rally, including present governor Tim Pawlenty and all-around poor sport would-be senator Norm Coleman.

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2 comments on “All the bad Republican eggs in one basket

  1. Helen says:

    Seems to me that the census was not needed to intern Japanese Americans, since they had Japanese names and looked Japanese. I may be forced to look this up. Strange to hear a Republican arguing against something so, er, conservative, as a census.

  2. Helen says:

    In actuality, the purpose of the census was to insure accurate federal representation and taxation. Collection of nformation about ethnicity was not included in article 1 section 2 of the constitution

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