19 Jun

Soundbites03-sized“Before, when my friends on the left side of the aisle here tried to make rape and incest the subject — because, you know, the incidence of rape resulting in pregnancy are very low.”
– Republican Representative Trent Franks arguing against an exception for banning all abortion after 20 weeks

“I think that he’s a moron and he proves that stupid has no specific political affiliation. I have no idea what goes into the mind of a moron like that… These kinds of comments only come from a moron and they shouldn’t be tolerated one bit.”
– Massachusetts Republican Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez on Franks claiming that few women who are raped end up pregnant

“I do not believe that yoga leads to Satanism.”
– Virginia Republican Lt. Governor candidate E.W. Jackson

“I think that there’s a group of people, younger people who are not fighting the war, who are libertarians mostly, who feel like the government is the problem.”
– Republican Senator Lindsey Graham on the NSA surveillance programs he helped write into law

“I’m worried about somebody in our government might kill him with a cruise missile or a drone missile.”
– Former Republican Representative Ron Paul on the safety of NSA leaker Edward Snowden

“This is not your father’s Republican Party. It really is a fundamentally different party. There’s never been as much distance, at least since I’ve been alive, distance between where the mainstream of the Republican congressional party is and the Democratic Party is. It’s a chasm. It’s a gigantic chasm.”
– Vice President Joe Biden

We’re not picking on Republicans today, that’s just the folks who said what they said.

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