Anniversary of Rokita’s “Slave/Master” Gaffe

As we listen to Secretary of State Todd Rokita boast of his desire to take politics out of redistricting as he uses federal funds to campaign on radio and television, lest we forget who he is and how he thinks.

Always remember this from just a year ago in talkingpointsmemo.com:

Quite a Piece of Work

10.28.08 — 3:18PM

By Josh Marshall

Not only was Indiana’s minority-vote suppressing Secretary of State Todd Rokita one of the foot soldiers credited with shutting down the Florida recount. He’s also got a way with words that may reveal some of the mindset that leads to his penchant for vote suppression. Back in 2007 he said

During a speech Thursday at a Republican event, Todd Rokita said 90 percent of blacks vote for Democrats.”How can that be?” Rokita said. “Ninety to ten. Who’s the master and who’s the slave in that relationship? How can that be healthy?”

Making Hoosiers proud.

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