Candidate vs. Candidate No. 8: Affirmative Action

Candidate

Candidate
"I am opposed to affirmative action." "I am in favor of affirmative action."
"Affirmative action is bad for blacks, it's bad for whites, and it's bad for this country." "Affirmative action is an important means of redressing racial inequality in America."
"Affirmative action takes jobs and education away from people who deserve them and it perpetuates racism in this country." "Affirmative action is necessary to combat existing racism in corporate this country."
"Affirmative action is unconstitutional, illegal and immoral." "Affirmative action is mandated by our Constitution and necessary to exist as a moral nation."
"Affirmative action is the worst thing that happened to this country since Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin." "Affirmative action is the best thing that happened to this country since Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin."
"Affirmative action is stupid and I don't like it." "Affirmative action is pure goodness, like puppies, pretty flowers, and the smell of a new car."
"The niggers won't vote for me, so why should I give a fuck if they have jobs or an education?" "Supporting affirmative action is the only way that I'm going to get the niggers to vote for me."




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