Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) recently quipped that PresidentBarack Obama wouldn’t be able to pass the citizenship test because he doesn’t understand the United States economic infrastructure and how capitalism works.
“His vision of America isn’t like our version of America. That we know,” King said. “Now I don’t assert where he was born, I will just tell you that we are all certain that he was not raised with an American experience. So these things that beat in our hearts when we hear the National Anthem and when we say the Pledge of Allegiance doesn’t beat the same for him.”
King’s ignorance is extraordinarily diverse.
As previously reported by NewsOne, King also co-signed the extraordinarily idiotic and insensitive statements of Missouri GOP Congressman Todd Akin, who derailed his senate campaign with his statement that “legitimate” rape victims can’t get pregnant.
According to King at the time, “Well, I just haven’t heard of that being a circumstance that’s been brought to me in any personal way and I’d be open to hearing discussion about that subject matter…I think this election should be about: How did Todd Akin vote and what did he vote for and what did he stand for? In this case, I’m seeing the same thing, petty, personal attacks substituting for strong policy.”