Eleanor Clift Sneers: Tea Party Republicans Will Use Racist Rhetoric About Food Stamps to Kill Bill

Over the weekend Eleanor Clift preemptively accused Tea Party Republicans of using racist language in an effort to undermine passage of the farm bill.

Appearing on The McLaughlin Group the longtime editor for Newsweek and Daily Beast contributor, during the “Predictions” portion of the show predicted that “Tea Party Republicans" would resort to “racial comments about food stamps” in order to stop the farm bill.


The following was aired on the June 16 edition of The McLaughlin Group:

ELEANOR CLIFT: Tea Party Republicans, in an effort to kill the farm bill will stereotype and make racial comments about food stamps -- which is a big element to the program.

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