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Ed Markey

NPR: The Political Perils Of Citing America’s Peculiar Institution

Citing American slavery to make a point about contemporary politics can be downright tricky business, as some public figures have recently learned firsthand. Take Rep. Ed Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat who’s running for the Senate seat previously held by Secretary of State John Kerry. He caused a kerfuffle by citing, in the same breath, the […]

Oh Ed Markey

Earlier this week Congressman Ed Markey who is running for John Kerry’s vacated U.S. Senate seat compared the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision to the Dred Scott case that upheld slavery. Congressman Markey who is a lawyer by trade should be ashamed of himself for spewing vitriolic lies. The Citizens United case was about free […]