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Sen. John Cornyn

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Either the Senate GOP is grasping at straws or they really are this stupid.

During the confirmation of Justice Department civil rights division nominee Kristen Clarke, Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) attempted to grill her by dredging up an op-ed she wrote in college about the racist book The Bell Curve. She opened the piece with a satirical statement that African Americans are genetically superior to Caucasians-- clearly referring to the absurdity of the book.

"This was satire?" Sen. Cornyn doltishly asked.

Duh! Watch him flounder -- it's too funny.

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Herschel Walker

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