Republican Louisiana Congressman Bill Cassidy, who is running against incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu, said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid “runs the Senate like a plantation.” Cassidy’s comments came during a campaign swing through South Louisiana and were published by E&E Daily on Tuesday.
What say you?
“I agree, because when I think of wealthy, powerful, white Republicans, I think of slavery.” – Chuck Holliday, security supervisor
“Well, the U.S. Senate chambers were built by slaves.” – Alfred Malone, attorney
“I’m voting for Cassidy so he can emancipate all those poor, oppressed senators from Massa Reid.” – Shirley Marks, plantation tour guide