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Senator Claire McCaskill (D) via Twitter on the Haiti earthquake:

Heartsick over the devastation in Haiti. I’m proud of my country for helping. Prayers for the families of Haiti.    about 5 hours ago   from web

Then there was this curious post:

Really? Helping suffering people is about politics? Our assistance to others defines us as a nation. Shame on him. http://bit.ly/4Qhd2R    6 minutes ago   from web  

Following the link, it appears that a right wingnut talk radio gasbag opened his mouth (via Media Matters):

Limbaugh: Obama will use Haiti to boost credibility with “light-skinned and dark-skinned black community in this country”


One hundred dollars on Claire McCaskill knocking him out fifteen seconds into the first round.

And, finally, Claire McCaskill responded to an apologist:

@texasmcmanus There is no context that can defend those sentiments.   half a minute ago   from web  in reply to texasmcmanus

That’s called comforting the afflicted and afflicting the comfortable, Missouri style.


Senator McCaskill:

It’s important to note that there is no editorial comment in this link. Hyper partisan, his words out of his mouth.http://bit.ly/4Qhd2R    5 minutes ago   from web