by Chris Haire
Especially if they make comments like these ... like S.C. Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer did recently at a townhall meeting in the Upstate burg of Fountain Inn, according to a Greenville News report, via the Sun News in Myrtle Beach.
"My grandmother was not a highly educated woman, but she told me as a small child to quit feeding stray animals. You know why? Because they breed. You're facilitating the problem if you give an animal or a person ample food supply. They will reproduce, especially ones that don't think too much further than that. And so what you've got to do is you've got to curtail that type of behavior. They don't know any better," Bauer said.
The News adds:
Bauer's remarks came during a speech in which he said government should take away assistance if those receiving help didn't pass drug tests or attend parent-teacher conferences or PTA meetings if their children were receiving free and reduced-price lunches.
Of course, what's not being said here, what's assumed by those in attendance at the town hall meeting, is exactly who Andre was talking about. For some reason, I don't think it was Bristol Palin.
As an aside, this whole thing with Andre and his story about his uneducated grandma reminds me of a certain scene in Kevin Smith's Clerks 2. Yeah, Andre is just as clueless as Randall. Judge for yourself: