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GOPer Compares Illegal Immigrants To Grasshoppers (VIDEO)

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"How come we cannot capture the thousands of people that cross the border everyday on the southern border of the United States?" he asked. "You know they're a little bigger than grasshoppers and they should be able to be captured easier."

In case the comparison was lost on anyone, Poe delivered his message alongside a giant poster of a grasshopper.

Watch:

(h/t Media Matters)

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