Politics

Execution Of 234 People Biggest Applause Line At Republican Debate

Rick Perry being the most prolific practitioner of capital punishment in the United States received spontaneous and rapturous applause at the Republican presidential primary debate. They weren’t applauding Rick Perry’s response, mind you, but Brian Williams simply stating the Texas governor’s record of sending 234 people to their death. Your modern GOP, ladies and gentleman.

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