Former Tea Party Congressman Sued For Child Support Says Black Families Have To Get It Together

Why do white conservatives think blacks are going to listen to them?

[Joe] Walsh, a tea partier elected in the conservative wave of 2010, has reinvented himself as a talk radio host after getting trounced last fall by Iraq war vet Tammy Duckworth. On Wednesday, Walsh celebrated King’s legacy by drafting a list of problems he believes afflict African Americans, such as an unwillingness to take responsibility for their own lives, and a total dependency on “the government plantation”:

I have a dream that all black parents will have the right to choose where their kids attend school.

I have a dream that all black boys and girls will grow up with a father.

I have a dream that young black men will stop shooting other young black men.

I have a dream that all young black men will say “no” to gangs and to drugs.

Walsh’s ex-wife had a dream, too. Her dream was that she wouldn’t have had to sue him for $117,437 in overdue child support payments. They finally settled.

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