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Steve Scalise And The Right's Ridiculous Racial Blame Game Explained

WASHINGTON - MAY 20:  U.S. Sen. Robert Byrd (D-WV) asks a question during a hearing before the Labor, Health and Human Servic
WASHINGTON - MAY 20: U.S. Sen. Robert Byrd (D-WV) asks a question during a hearing before the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee May 20, 2010 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The hearing was to examine issues regarding the safety of coal mining. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Every time a conservative pol gets caught in a racial mess, we hear the same weary and laughable tune. B-b-but Robert Byrd! Enough already.

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