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RNC Spokesman Is Furious The GOP Has Been Lumped With Bundy (VIDEO)


Spicer said there had barely been any coverage of the fact that Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's (D) campaign had tweeted a Chicago Sun-Times column that some found offensive. The column compared blacks who supported a GOP gubernatorial candidate to Jews who collaborated with the Nazis during World War II.

"A sitting Democratic governor does anti-semitic comments that were offensive to Republicans and blacks and there was no coverage," Spicer said. "So while I am willing to call out time and time again anyone who uses inappropriate language and the RNC has frankly gotten made — time and time again we are asked for student council elections to county officials to other officials when similar incidents happen on the left there is zero coverage."

Spicer stressed again and again that the GOP was being too closely linked with Bundy and his comments.

"The issue with Cliven Bundy has absolutely nothing to do with his party, zero," Spicer said. "He is a Nevada rancher that had a beef with the federal government's continued overreach and suddenly this became a question when he made some inappropriate comments about what every Republican needs to answer for. That's absolutely ridiculous."

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