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Bad for Don East

Posted By Rob Schofield On June 27, 2012 @ 3:20 pm In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

[1]State Senator Don East is mounting a strong last minute rush in his campaign to be named Top Heartless Blowhard of the 2012 Legislative Session.

As the Mount Airy News reports [2], East is unrepentant about helping to torpedo compensation for eugenics victims.

“It doesn’t change anything — if they’re sterile, they’re still sterile,” said the Republican who represents Surry, Stokes, Yadkin and Alleghany counties in the Legislature.

Maybe next year, East will propose a bill to abolish punishment for murder. After all, as the Senator would be able to argue, “It doesn’t change anything — if  the victims are dead, they’re still dead.”

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[2] Mount Airy News reports: http://mtairynews.com/bookmark/19117050-East-defends-stand-on-sterilization-victims#ixzz1z1BxiAGy

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