Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Blames The iPad For Killing Jobs

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    Apr 16, 2011 8:55 PM GMT
    http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2011/04/15/rep_jesse_jackson_jr_blames_the_ipad_for_killing_jobs.html

    Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL), who admits to owning an iPad, blames the Apple Inc. product for "eliminating thousands of American jobs."

    "A few short weeks ago I came to the House floor after having purchased an iPad and said that I happened to believe, Mr. Speaker, that at some point in time this new device, which is now probably responsible for eliminating thousands of American jobs. Now Borders is closing stores because, why do you need to go to Borders anymore? Why do you need to go to Barnes & Noble? Buy an iPad and download your newspaper, download your book, download your magazine," Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL, Chicago) said on the House floor Friday afternoon.

    Ironically, it was only last month that Rep. Jackson was promoting the Apple iPad and Amazon on the House floor.
  • rnch

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    Apr 16, 2011 8:55 PM GMT
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    Apr 16, 2011 9:48 PM GMT
    Jackson was not very eloquent in his wording......


    He should of said... "the internet"


    Not a good politician........definitely got his job based on his daddy.




  • Webster666

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    Apr 16, 2011 10:01 PM GMT
    He's always been a little crazy...