GOP Supporters Applaud Comments Describing Immigrants as ‘Rats and Roaches’

May 10, 2015
7:41 PM

This one comes from HuffPost Politics. The following video clip shows Frank Luntz closing up a May 9 focus group at the South Carolina Freedom Summit. The last person Luntz approaches is the mother-in-law of David Bossie, who heads up Citizens United, the group that organized the Freedom Summit. Bossie’s mother-in-law has some advice for the 2016 Republican presidential hopefuls. Watch.

In case you did a double-take, this is the comment the audience was cheering for:

One man, one vote. People are comin’ in this country across the borders like rats and roaches in the wood pile. We’ve got a state like Minnesota that says it’s not our business to check ’em out, we just register ’em. We’ve got to get control. That’s what they need to know.

And oh yeah, in answer to Luntz’s final question, the audience would vote for her.

In addition, it looks like Luntz is starting to distance himself from the comments, as the following Twitter convo may suggest: