Regarding this quote:
"My grandmother was not a highly educated woman, but she told me as a small child to quit feeding stray animals," [he told the] crowd. "You know why? Because they breed."
Who said it?
- A person speaking at a city council meeting near Columbus, Ohio that was considering an animal-welfare ordinance.
- A hunting advocate addressing the destruction caused by excess deer population at a public meeting of the state Pennsylvania Game Commission in Harrisburg, PA.
- A South Carolina Republican gubernatorial candidate talking about people on public assistance at a townhall meeting in Fountain Inn, SC.
Answer below the fold.
Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer said Saturday he could have chosen his words more carefully when he compared people who take public assistance to stray animals Friday. ...
"You're facilitating the problem if you give an animal or a person ample food supply. They will reproduce, especially ones that don't think too much further than that. And so what you've got to do is you've got to curtail that type of behavior. They don't know any better."
Sam Dash used to tell Frank Rizzo stories in class. Rizzo tried to explain why he used massive force against the African-Americans in Philadelphia to the then-District Attorney, saying, "But Sam, they're animals. Animals!" These guys happen everywhere, not just the South. But South Carolina has more than most.