Newt Gingrich To NAACP: Demand Work, Not Food Stamps

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    What is up with Republicans and welfare?

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    First, it was Rick Santorum who said he didn’t want to help blacks with welfare. Now it’s Newt Gingrich‘s turn to alienate African Americans, TheGrio reports.

    Slate journalist Dave Weigel tweeted that Gingrich told an audience in New Hampshire that he plans to attend the upcoming NAACP National Convention to lecture blacks on the welfare. Check out Dave’s tweet below.

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    It is blatantly clear that Republicans are trying to recruit the worst possible elements of the GOP voting bloc. And it appears that the racially charged rhetoric of GOP candidates is bound to get worse. Come April or May, welfare comparisons to black people may seem tame.

    Read more about Newt’s ignorance here in The Grio.

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