We had a week of talk about rape and what kinds are legitimate and whether or not the government should be able to force a woman to carry a baby to term if the father is a rapist. Ok, so that was a rough week for the GOP.
Then last night at the Republican National Convention, some attendees did something truly repugnant to an African American woman working for CNN at the convention. So that doesn’t look good for a party that has exactly zero percent support for its nominee from African Americans in the latest NBC/Wall Street Journal poll.
So while Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz get prime speaking slots at the convention in an effort to make the party seem less white and less hostile to Americans who are from the southern hemisphere or immigrated to this country… this happens. The Republican who is challenging Arizona Democratic Congressman, Raul Grijalva said this:
“If you know Middle Easterners, a lot of them, they look Mexican, you know, like a lot of people in South America,” tea party favorite Gabriela “Gabby” Mercer, who legally migrated from Mexico, says in the video (watch below). “Dark skin, dark hair, brown eyes. And they mix. They mix in. And those people, their only, their only goal in life is to cause harm to the United States. So, why do we want them here either legally or illegally?”
She also said something about prayer rugs.