You’ve probably already seen this by now, but I missed it for a couple days. Ken Crow, founder of the Tea Party Community, spoke at an anti-immigration rally near the capitol along with Rep. Steve King, Sen. Ted Cruz and others, and delivered this humdinger of a statement:
From those incredible blood lines of Thomas Jefferson and George Washington and John Smith. And all these great Americans, Martin Luther King. These great Americans who built this country. You came from them. And the unique thing about being from that part of the world, when you learn about breeding, you learn that you cannot breed Secretariat to a donkey and expect to win the Kentucky Derby. You guys have incredible DNA and don’t forget it.
Um. What? Thomas Jefferson, George Washington and Martin Luther King came from the same “blood lines”? And donkeys? And DNA? Whiskey tango foxtrot? The rally was organized by John Tanton, a notorious racist and advocate of eugenics.