“Some of my best friends are black fetuses…”

Nice job, asshole.

Democratic lawmakers and civil rights leaders denounced conservative commentator William J. Bennett yesterday for suggesting on his syndicated radio show that aborting black children would reduce the U.S. crime rate.
The former U.S. education secretary-turned-talk show host said Wednesday that “if you wanted to reduce crime, you could — if that were your sole purpose — you could abort every black baby in this country, and your crime rate would go down.” Bennett quickly added that such an idea would be “an impossible, ridiculous and morally reprehensible thing to do.” But, he said, “your crime rate would go down.”

Holy. Shit.
Bennett doesn’t exactly have a stellar reputation to begin with–after writing books about traditional values and such he admitted that he lost millions in casinos due to a gambling problem–but this shit is just insane.
Media Matters has the audio clip.

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