Yesterday, it came to light that Speaker Tillis believes that state and federal governments, driven by Democrats, have effectively paid “de facto reparations” by redistributing “trillions of dollars over the years.”
This is just the latest in a string of offensive comments and comes on the heels of offering this lovely advice to minimum wage workers in last week’s debate: “Get educated, as I did.”
Speaker Tillis is building quite the ugly resume of musings in this vein, from his famous tirade about dividing and conquering the “people on the programs,” to pointing out that the “traditional” population in North Carolina is stable, as opposed to African-American and Hispanic populations, which are growing.
Here’s an overview of Speaker Tillis and his (di)vision for North Carolina:
Published: Oct 14, 2014