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The Republican “Sister Souljah” Moment of 2013

— By Matthew Bechstein

It wasn’t long ago that Michigan’s Republican National Committeeman, Dave Agema roused national headlines for anti-gay comments he made on his personal Facebook page. Now nearly a year later, when most Americans have forgotten about the blunder, Agema again demonstrate an affinity for the taste of his own foot.

While speaking at a recent GOP event in Michigan, Mr. Agema suggested that members of the gay community want free healthcare because they are dying earlier in life than most Americans. To substantiate his bizarre claims, Agema referenced an incident Continue reading