Here’s another story about an Alabama politician. Not only is Alabama the most racist state in the union, it has the most corrupt and ignorant government. From that political structure has come Jeff Sessions, America’s first white supremacist Attorney General who is under investigation for colluding with Russia during the campaign of Donald Trump.
Alabama has a new rising star in the battle for ‘most stupid.’ His name is Mo Brooks, another old, white bigot whose ‘facts’ arise from his own imagination. He is a member of the House, and is running for the Senate seat vacated by Sessions when he accepted his position on Trump’s cabinet.
“Elect me to the Senate and I’ll fight every spending bill that doesn’t fund that wall,” Brooks continued. “And if I have to filibuster on the Senate floor, I’ll even read the King James Bible until the wall is funded. And you know what? Washington could benefit from that.
“We’re going to build that wall or you’ll know the name of every Republican who surrenders to the Democrats to break my filibuster,” Brooks concluded. “I give you my word and I don’t give my word lightly.”
Have you stopped laughing yet? I have never heard a more idiotic campaign position or promise in my life. Today Republicans are looking to cut Medicaid and harm thousands of impoverished Americans in Alabama and other states, and this moron believes that Trump’s wall will save jobs and increase our security, while costing American taxpayers billions of dollars.
By the way, reading the bible on the Senate floor, supporting a single religion, is a direct violation of the first amendment. Of course because Brooks is from Alabama I doubt that he has ever read one word of the Constitution. They don’t believe in the ‘law of the land’ in Alabama.
The evidence is conclusive and proves that Trump’s wall is unnecessary, would be ineffective, would cost billions of dollars, and Mexico won’t be paying for it. This was just another campaign promise; another lie from Donald Trump. And unless you remain an ignorant Trump supporter, you know that these facts are accurate.
Mo Brooks would be a poor choice for the Senate, the people of Alabama, and the American people. “There’s no cure for stupid.”
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Op-ed by James Turnage
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