(VIDEO) Sharron Angle: Unemployed Are “Spoiled”

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Courtesy of top-notch blogger Joe. My. God., here’s a mashup of campaign-trail statements by Sharron Angle, the Tea Party-approved GOP candidate who’s challenging Senate majority leader Harry Reid for his Nevada seat, in which she dismisses America’s 6.8 million long-term unemployed citizens as having been “spoiled” by government “entitlement” and repeatedly insists: “As your US Senator, I’m not in the business of creating jobs.” (She is, however, apparently in the business of giving herself promotions in mid-statement.)

“You can make more money on unemployment than you can going down and getting one of those jobs that is an honest job,” she starts, and the facepalm-worthy statements kind of flow from there:

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Reclaiming power from those who abuse it often starts with telling the truth. And in "This Is How Authoritarians Get Defeated," MoJo's Monika Bauerlein unpacks six truths to remember during the homestretch of an election where democracy, truth, and decency are on the line.

Truth #1: The chaos is the point.

Truth #2: Team Reality is bigger than it seems.

Truth #3: Facebook owns this.

Truth #4: When we go to work, we're in the fight.

Truth #5: It's about minority rule.

Truth #6: The only thing that can save us is…us.

Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

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