From The Greenville News:
November 1, 2011
U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan of South Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District was speaking at Furman University last night when he appeared to compare illegal immigrants to vagrants and animals.
“It’s kind of like having a house — and you’re not homeowners, a lot of folks in this room, but your Mom and Dads are — taking the door off the hinges and allowing any kind of vagrant, or animal, or just somebody that’s hungry, or somebody that wants to do your dishes for you, to come in. And you can’t say, ‘No you can’t come in.’ And you can’t say, ‘No you can’t stay all night.’ Or ‘No you can’t have this benefit of using my deodorant.’ All those things. We’re giving those benefits away, which we earn as citizens of this nation, of being legalized citizens.”
Duncan and U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy of South Carolina’s 4th Congressional District spoke for about an hour at Furman’s Younts Center. The discussion was moderated by Danielle Vinson, chair of Furman’s political science department. (more…)
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