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News Friday, May 22 2015

SRLC Day One Roundup: Racing to the Right on Immigration

May 22, 2015

The Southern Republican Leadership Conference in Oklahoma City isn’t as fun as SNL’s version, but the American Bridge team is making the best of it, documenting a deeply damaging race to the right with video and audio clips from across Oklahoma City.  Yesterday, Bridge cameras captured Scott Walker and Rick Santorum continuing to beat their xenophobic drums and Rick Perry attacking Common Core in a clear shot at one of today’s speakers, Jeb Bush.  Take a look at the highlights here:

Scott Walker

“Wake up” that immigrants have “other movies” than jobs: 

Bragging about defunding Planned Parenthood.

Bragging about passing Voter ID.

Senators have not “won a whole lot of victories”:  

Rick Santorum
Scaremongering on ISIS coming to TX and OK:  

Bashing legal immigration:  

Rick Perry
Leadership is not a “speech on the Senate floor”:  

Bashing Common Core:

Published: May 22, 2015

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