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Is SC Republican Senator Jake Knotts Bi-Polar?

(He believes he's a red-neck because he stayed out in the sunshine too long???) Can you impeach a state senator who is suffering from Strom-itis)

Knotts Apologizes for Slur, Won't Resign

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Knotts Apologizes for Slur, Won't Resign

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Lexington County State Senator Jake Knotts addressed the General Assembly yesterday on the ethnic slur he made recently during an Internet political talk show.

Knotts had criticized fellow State Senator and GOP candidate for governor Nikki Haley, as well as President Obama, by calling them "ragheads" -- a jab at those who wear turbans or headdresses.

"I deeply regret the remarks that I said and have already apologized before anyone even asked me to," Knotts told his fellow lawmakers. "I'm sorry that my disgusting remarks have offended some people. And you see, in these days and times, anything you say can possibly offend people. It's the way you say

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  • Anonymous
    10 years ago
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    Obama has attention deficit disorder. I think mental defects are caused by serving in government. Or government service attracts defective people. One or the other. Have you watched Nancy Pelosi? She reminds me of a serial killer with a frozen smile. What a wack job.

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  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    The comment about Obama could be dismissed; however, he also made the remark about Nikki Haley, a gubernatorial candidate who is of Indian descent. The remarks are sufficiently inappropriate that I think Knotts should resign. I personally don't know why Harry Reid didn't resign, or wasn't even asked to resign by his party members, over his racist remarks on a bigger national state.

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  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    Yes

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