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Mother Jones: Blacks more likely to be murderers, rapists, and pedophiles

http://twitter.com/#!/SooperMexican/status/338786130226978816

Here are those two sentences:

On Wednesday the Senate agriculture committee approved a GOP proposal that would amend the farm bill the Senate is considering to ban “convicted murderers, rapists, and pedophiles” from getting food stamps. On its surface, the idea sounds unobjectionable, but the measure would have “strongly racially discriminatory effects,” according to the non-partisan Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP).

It’s the sort of statement that could get one fired from the Heritage Foundation, but we consider our headline an accurate characterization — as did some Twitter conservatives.

http://twitter.com/#!/CarlBrandt/status/338786262439829504

While we wait — possibly forever — for an answer to that, here are more responses:

http://twitter.com/#!/michaeljames86/status/337952267674189824
http://twitter.com/#!/TRMirCat/status/338795869094674432

The Left can get away with it because … it’s the Left.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/05/26/mother-jones-african-americans-are-more-likely-to-be-murderers-rapists-and-pedophiles/

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