September 29, 2005
ShamefulFrom Media Matters:
BENNETT: Well, I don't think it is either, I don't think it is either, because first of all, there is just too much that you don't know. But I do know that it's true that if you wanted to reduce crime, you could -- if that were your sole purpose, you could abort every black baby in this country, and your crime rate would go down. That would be an impossible, ridiculous, and morally reprehensible thing to do, but your crime rate would go down. So these far-out, these far-reaching, extensive extrapolations are, I think, tricky.It boggles the mind that the former Secretary of Education and author of the children's tome "The Book of Virtues" doesn't realize what an extremely racist remark that is.
Sometimes there are statements too repulsive to comment on. I am left speechless with disgust.
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