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Old 11-16-2012, 10:32 AM
 
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GOP Foot In Mouth Disease Runs Unabated!
AUGUSTA, Maine — Outgoing Maine Republican Party Chairman Charlie Webster plans to investigate claims that “dozens of black people” who were unfamiliar to municipal officials voted Nov. 6 in rural Maine towns.

Webster, who will step down Dec. 1 after four years as Maine GOP chairman, first mentioned the questionable voter activity 16 minutes into a 21-minute interview Tuesday with Don Carrigan of WCSH-TV in Portland.

“In some parts of the state, there were dozens of black people who came in to vote,” Webster said. “Nobody in town knew them.”

When Carrigan pressed Webster to identify the towns, the Maine Republican Party chairman only specified that they were small rural towns.
GOP chairman Charlie Webster to investigate

Yes, black people by the dozens invaded Maine so they could vote

But there's more, the Chinese were doing it too.

“If you live in a town of a few hundred people and you go to the post office every day, if there’s someone who doesn’t look like you, you usually know that,” Webster said. “And that’s why when folks called me and said, ‘Where did this Chinese man come from? We don’t have any Chinese people here. Where did they come from?” Well, I don’t know! It’s a good point.”
Maine GOP’s Charlie Webster: ‘Unusual’ To See Black People Voting | TPMMuckraker
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Old 11-16-2012, 11:07 AM
 
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GOP Foot In Mouth Disease Runs Unabated!
AUGUSTA, Maine — Outgoing Maine Republican Party Chairman Charlie Webster plans to investigate claims that “dozens of black people” who were unfamiliar to municipal officials voted Nov. 6 in rural Maine towns.

Webster, who will step down Dec. 1 after four years as Maine GOP chairman, first mentioned the questionable voter activity 16 minutes into a 21-minute interview Tuesday with Don Carrigan of WCSH-TV in Portland.

“In some parts of the state, there were dozens of black people who came in to vote,” Webster said. “Nobody in town knew them.”

When Carrigan pressed Webster to identify the towns, the Maine Republican Party chairman only specified that they were small rural towns.
GOP chairman Charlie Webster to investigate

Yes, black people by the dozens invaded Maine so they could vote

But there's more, the Chinese were doing it too.

“If you live in a town of a few hundred people and you go to the post office every day, if there’s someone who doesn’t look like you, you usually know that,” Webster said. “And that’s why when folks called me and said, ‘Where did this Chinese man come from? We don’t have any Chinese people here. Where did they come from?” Well, I don’t know! It’s a good point.”
Maine GOP’s Charlie Webster: ‘Unusual’ To See Black People Voting | TPMMuckraker
If the GOP wants Blacks to vote for them, then they have to get rid of the likes of this specific GOP Chairman. He had no business saying what he said.
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Old 11-16-2012, 11:23 AM
 
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Alot of recent immigrants to Maine have made people wary of Africans, so it probably plays well with the base.
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Old 11-16-2012, 11:30 AM
 
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It like they just can't help themselves.
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Old 11-16-2012, 11:52 AM
 
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Alot of recent immigrants to Maine have made people wary of Africans, so it probably plays well with the base.
There is still no excuse for what was said.
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