All that leads us right into our other regular feature, the Clown Award, given as always for acts of meritorious stupidity.
The winner of the Big Red Nose this week is Georgia state senator Frank Millar.
In a long-winded email, Millar ranted that an appointee of Gov. Nathan Deal "has disappointed those of us that hoped he could help bring the county together," the county in this case being DeKalb County, Georgia.
The source of his "disappointment" appears to be that DeKalb County plans to reserve Sunday, October 26 for early voting and one of the polling places will be at South DeKalb Mall, an area, Millar whines, and I'm quoting, "dominated by African American shoppers and it is near several large African American mega churches such as New Birth Missionary Baptist."
And he pledges to put a stop to it! He will put a stop to this business of making it easier for black people to vote!
Offering further proof that foot-in-mouth disease extends to electronic media, Millar later defended his email on his Facebook account, saying "I would prefer more educated voters than a greater increase in the number of voters," which in this context if it means anything at all, it means that he regards black voters as uneducated.
Georgia state senator Frank Millar - apparently a bigot, clearly a clown.
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