Sen. Grothman declares war on Kwanzaa

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Sen. Grothman declares war on Kwanzaa

Postby Henry Vilas » Sat Jan 05, 2013 12:50 pm

Some conservative commentators decry efforts to make the Christmas season more ecumenical through phrases such as "Happy Holidays!" calling it part of a national "war on Christmas."

Sen. Glenn Grothman, R-West Bend, has opened a new front in the battle by declaring his own war on Kwanzaa, the African-American holiday established in the 1960s that is celebrated between Christmas and New Year's.

"Of course, almost no black people today care about Kwanzaa — just white left-wingers who try to shove this down black people's throats in an effort to divide Americans," Grothman said in a statement late last week.


His statements have received national media attention.

I guess he knows what is best for black people. Why the fuck does he even care about Kwanzaa?

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Re: Sen. Grothman declares war on Kwanzaa

Postby gargantua » Sat Jan 05, 2013 5:31 pm

He seems to love tilting at windmills. Thing is, his constituents know what he's all about. They keep reelecting him. I have no doubt they approve of this and if anything like him even more.

I apologize for being Mr. Obvious, but I just have a hard time getting my mind around how people can still be so small and bigoted. And that's what he represents.

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Re: Sen. Grothman declares war on Kwanzaa

Postby Donald » Sat Jan 05, 2013 11:49 pm

I look this and at other Grothman antics more as a personality problem than a political problem.

Grothman regularly exhibits attention-seeking, bully boy behavior. He's not very well thought of in political circles, and has very little depth in his understanding of state issues. Essentially he's a predictable cipher. I've heard him on Mitch Henck's show, and he's devoid of substance, throwing zingers or spouting predictable b.s. that any two-bit Tea Partier knows by heart. It's a giant waste of a legislative seat, but his ego won't let him see what everyone else can see. Essentially he's a political hack who feels he deserves more attention. I guess trying to start a fight over Kwanzaa is his pitiful attempt at pumping up his ego.

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Re: Sen. Grothman declares war on Kwanzaa

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Re: Sen. Grothman declares war on Kwanzaa

Postby gargantua » Sun Jan 06, 2013 12:40 pm

Steve Vokers wrote:Grothman plagiarized his anti-Kwanza article from Ann Coulter

Stupid is as stupid does.


Funny thing, I saw her picture when I was looking up "bile" in the dictionary.


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