When Rep. Steve King suggested that white people have done more for humanity than any other “subgroup,” it wasn’t the first time the Iowa congressman tried to bring white supremacy back into the mainstream of American politics.
There is something rather precious in all this ostentatious outrage from Republicans over Trump’s remarks. If you didn’t know better, you might forget that the GOP has stoked fear and anger toward Mexicans for years.
Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing. Starting with number five: 5. Steve King As the situation in Ferguson, Missouri spiraled out of control, Newsmax TV decided to sort out the police shooting and subsequent protests […]
[jwplayer player=”1″ mediaid=”63001″] When confronted by a couple of DREAMers at a campaign event in Iowa, Senator Rand Paul, a man who wants to be president, ran for his life. Had he stuck around, he would have witnessed viciously anti-immigrant Rep. Steve King deliver a masterpiece of pandering condescension. Click above to see brave Rand […]
Rep. Steve King (R-IA) got into a tense exchange with two DREAMers on Monday, causing Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) to physically distance himself from the anti-immigration hardliner. Other Republicans should be thinking about following Paul’s lead. The confrontation took place at a fundraiser in Okoboji, Iowa, on Monday. Two members of the Dream Action Coalition, […]
“Gentlemen, start your engines.” That message, played repeatedly in a commercial beamed on the Jumbotron at this year’s Indianapolis 500, had nothing to do with race cars. A coalition of faith, business, and law enforcement leaders used the iconic event to launch their call for House Republicans to get moving on immigration reform. “It’s time for effective, […]
Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing. Starting with number five: 5. Dwayne Stovall Genuinely crazy U.S. Representative Steve Stockman (R-TX) has earned much of the press coverage in Texas’ Republican primary for U.S. Senate — with […]