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Friday, May 16, 2014

Bonehead Quote of the Week: U.S. Senate Candidate Kesha Rogers On President Obama

Posted By on Fri, May 16, 2014 at 11:43 AM

As candidates gear up for the upcoming runoff election, there’s bound to be a few verbal slip-ups under the pressure of campaigning. But for U.S. Senate candidate Kesha Rogers, her perceived verbal blunders are anything but unintentional.

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Screen shot via Kesha Rogers for U.S. Senate

Rogers, running in the Democratic primary runoff against well-financed Dallas dentist David Alameel for a spot to eventually challenge GOP incumbent Sen. John Cornyn, has made lambasting President Obama a hallmark of her campaign. A disciple of the LaRouche Movement, a political fringe group, Rogers has called for the president’s impeachment and has drawn several comparisons between the Obama administration and the Nazi Party.

And during a recent campaign stop in the Rio Grande Valley, Rogers loaded on the Obama bashing. The McAllen Monitor reports:

“The president has earned his Hitler mustache,” she said [

] adding that the comparison stems from supposed similarities between Obama’s signature domestic legislation, the Affordable Care Act, and a Nazi euthanasia program.

LaWhat? Healthy criticism of Obama’s financial and healthcare policies from within in this own party should be accepted, but Rogers takes it to a new, absurd and insulting level— flaunting her abhorrence toward the President on her website, Rogers features an image of Obama with a Hitler mustache.

The Democrat’s controversial remarks have alienated her own party’s leadership. The Texas Democratic Party denounced Rogers as, “not a real Democrat” and chastised her for holding an impeach-Obama platform.

Now, if there were only a party where ardently anti-Obama candidates would feel welcome...

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