Bryan Fischer stops hating gays long enough to hate blacks for a while.
The director of issues analysis of a conservative fundamentalist Christian organization on Wednesday accused the Democratic Party of trying to make African Americans into “slaves” and “drug-addled addicts” with welfare benefits.
“The Democrats as a party, I believe, they want slaves, they want Americans to be as slavishly dependent upon the central government as slaves were upon their masters in pre-Civil War days, that’s what they want,” Bryan Fischer explained on his American Family Associations radio show. “We were talking this morning about how in the world is it that African Americans still support the Democratic Party? How can you explain that, when the Democratic Party is the party of slavery, the KKK, Jim Crow laws, lynch mobs, the party that filibustered the Civil Rights Act, how can you explain this?”
Fischer concluded that the only possible explanation for Democrats being supported by blacks was that the party “promises them more goodies” to get them “addicted.”
“It’s like the government is one big giant methadone clinic and they’re just handing out these injections to people in the form of welfare benefits to get them hooked, so they got to hook up with their supplier once a month, they got to get their fix, they got to hook up with their dealer on a street corner once a month and get their fix from the federal government,” Fisher said. “They’re like drug-addled addicts and the Democrat Party has gotten them addicted to welfare benefits. That apparently is the only reason they continue to support this party.”
See because every African-American is on welfare, right? Not even close. In fact, if Fischer’s got a problem with the race that relies on welfare, he’s got to starting hating himself. “According to Census Bureau data obtained by Time magazine in 2001, 61 percent of the people receiving welfare in were white, while only 33 percent identified themselves as black,” RS reports.
Still, what an ass. I often say that a lot of people on the right are just jerks looking for a place that gives them permission to be assholes. Fischer would be a case in point.