Representative Jack Kingston (R-Savannah) is running in the Georgia Senate primary against seven other Republicans, which might explain why he’s gone all Dickensonian on children this Christmas.
Kingston told a group that kids on the federal lunch program ought to have to sweep floors for their food in order to learn that nothing is free (apparently humanity is also not free in Savannah).
Watch the video at the Huffington Post.
Cushioned by the ignorance of self-righteousness, Jack Kingston laid out his plans to humiliate poor children for their parents’ lot in life. He said, “But one of the things I’ve talked to the Secretary of Agriculture about: Why don’t you have the kids pay a dime, pay a nickel to instill in them that there is, in fact, no such thing as a free lunch? Or maybe sweep the floor of the cafeteria. And yes, I understand that that would be an administrative problem, and I understand that it would probably lose you money. But think what we would gain as a society in getting people, getting the myth out of their head that there is such a thing as a free lunch.”
Out of “their head”. See, I’ve lived in the South and I know what that means. SHHHH, don’t tell anyone – it means the black kids. THEIR head. Get that free myth outta their lazy head.
Never mind about those children of wealthy parents who pay for everything. They needn’t learn any lessons because there are special laws dispensed by God via the white church for them.
Kingston is running against seven other Republicans hoping to replace the Senator who never should have been, and would not have been elected according to cyber security expert, if it weren’t for Karen Handel — yes, Saxby Chambliss. He’s the guy who fell for a fake photograph of a dead Osama Bin Laden, as the vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee. Yes.
At any rate, you’ll hear a lot about how nice Jack Kingston is, but in the South, “being nice” is code for stabbing people in the back with great grace and an aura of God-given concern.
Whoever wins the GOP primary will face Democrat Michelle Nunn.
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