Sociopathic Republicans Thread 1

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    Aug 19, 2015 4:30 AM GMT
    http://www.progressive.org/sociopathic_republicans.html
    ...the biggest cheers erupted at the mention of Texas Governor Rick Perry's execution record and at the suggestion that uninsured people who become critically ill should be left to die.

    At the September 7 debate at the Reagan library, the audience cheered at the mention that Rick Perry has presided over the killings of 234 people.

    During the September 12 debate, the applause rained down again when a Tea Party audience member shouted out "let him die!"...
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    Aug 19, 2015 12:43 PM GMT
    During the September 12 debate, the applause rained down again when a Tea Party audience member shouted out "let him die!"--after Wolf Blitzer asked Ron Paul what society should do for a young, uninsured person who becomes critically ill and cannot afford emergency care.

    Yep, that sounds pretty sociopathic to me. The fact he was cheered by the rest of the audience tends to suggest this wasn't an isolated opinion either.
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    Aug 19, 2015 4:37 PM GMT
    I used to see their party more as a criticism of other policy making such that even if I didn't agree with them at all or maybe only in part, I appreciated the viewpoint; but over the past few years, it's turned more and more from valid criticism to hateful ranting. They seem on self-destruct, progressively making themselves ever more irrelevant.