After calling the Fair Map proposal “pure Republican Party politics” that would hurt minorities, Illinois Democrat Poobah Mike Madigan launched into a hateful and ugly diatribe against a political party that hasn’t had power for over a decade:
“Put the Republicans in charge of something, and there’s going to be an adverse effect on minorities. Look at what happened on the immigration question. Look at what happened to the support for the Obama library in Chicago…One thing about Republicans is they don’t hold back their cards. They throw their cards right on the table. They say right where they are.”
Frankly, this is sickening coming from a man who has had almost unlimited power in state government for the better part of 40 years. This is obviously out of the Obama playbook where he attacks the GOP out of one side of his mouth while whining about Party Of No out of the other.
The racial component to this is also pure Obama. There obviously couldn’t be any other reason to object to putting taxpayers on the hook for $100 million for Obama’s library except for racism. Never mind that the two things Obama does well is campaign and fundraise. Also, who could possibly object to flooding the labor market with cheap workers? Obviously not Madigan and his Dem posse.
I gather all this whipping up racial animosity is about getting minority turnout in November, but isn’t is sad that this is all the Democrats have? They can’t campaign on anything positive, because there ISN’T anything positive for them in Illinois, which has been heading downhill for at least the last decade. So instead, they launch a psychopathic campaign on hating of The Other in order to hold on to power—which even they know is clearly not deserved.