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Rep. Vanessa Summers understood the cries of an 18-month-old as racism.
According to the Washington Times:
Democratic Rep. Vanessa Summers made the comment during a debate on the Religious Freedom Restoration Act in the House, referencing Republican Rep. Jud McMillin’s child.
“I told Jud McMillin I love his son, but he’s scare of me because of my color,” Ms. Summers said to Mr. McMmillin, who is white, during last week’s debate, the Indy Star reported March 24.
Ms. Summers later defended her comment, recalling the meeting with Mr. McMillin’s son earlier in the session.
“He looked at me like I was a monster and turned around and cried,” Ms. Summer said, the newspaper reported. “And I told him you need to introduce your child to some people that are dark-skinned so he will not be scared.”
Mr. McMillin said Ms. Summers‘ comment was “unfortunate.”
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It’s becoming near impossible to discern parody from seriousness with this crowd.
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