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Warped thinking!

Having a political position is one thing - but taking it to the lengths that US Senator Paul Kruz, and some of his colleagues want to, demonstrates warping thinking and is downright bizarre.     The New Yorker reports....


"Senator Ted Cruz and two dozen Republican congressmen, led by Representative Louie Gohmert, have a problem with Margaret Sanger’s head. Sanger, who helped found the American Birth Control League, the organization that became Planned Parenthood, is represented in the National Portrait Gallery, one of the Smithsonian museums, by a bronze bust. It is currently part of an exhibition called “The Struggle for Justice,” which records, through the faces of those involved, this country’s slow movement toward civil rights. Earlier this month, the legislators sent a letter to the museum which describes Sanger as a racist who was bent on carrying out a genocide, the “extermination” of black Americans—a charge for which, as at least some of them surely know, there is no sound historical basis—and said that her bust should “not be displayed in or on any Smithsonian operated property.” Gohmert, in a press release that accompanied the letter, went further, saying that the bust should be “removed” from the collection. Apparently, Sanger’s face is too much to tolerate within federally funded walls, even in a back room."







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