Lindsey Graham: White Men Will ‘Do Great’ Under My Presidency (AUDIO)

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks to supporters after winning the Republican primary, Tuesday, June 10, 2014, in Columbia, S.C. Graham defeated six tea party challengers. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)
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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) joked in a private meeting this month that white men would “do great” under his presidency, according to audio obtained by CNN.

The South Carolina Republican confirmed to the news outlet that he made the comment at a meeting of the Hibernian Society of Charleston, a charity organization that he said encourages speakers “to be earthy, to make fun of yourself, to make fun of them.”

“If I get to be president, white men who are in male-only clubs are going to do great in my presidency,” Graham says in one audio snippet as the audience laughs.

“I’ve tried to help you with your tax status,” the senator says in another recording. “I’m sorry the government’s so f*cked up.”

Graham, who has said that he’d consider launching a 2016 bid, explained to CNN that he was just making fun of the Hibernian Society’s all-male membership.

Listen below via CNN:

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  1. I’m just waiting for Larry Flynt to release what he has on Miss Lindsay!

  2. I guess this means he plans on being president of a white men’s club in SC?

    I do declare the Daily Show writers will have a field day with this one.

  3. Avatar for enon enon says:

    he’s delusional if he thinks he’s a viable presidential candidate.

  4. Avatar for don don says:

    I think he should have said,“Gay white men.”

  5. Avatar for jw1 jw1 says:

    Wesley Snipes.
    Woody Harrelson.
    Starring Special Guest Sen Lindsey Graham.
    In the blockbuster sequel:
    White Men Can’t Win!

    A story about jumping. (A shark.)
    And white men. (And privilege.)
    And g®ifting. (The ®ubes.)

    Coming soon with theatrics to a primary near you! (And lotsa’ popcorn!)


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