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Christine O’Donnell: no clue about the first amendment 20, October 2010

Posted by thegulfblog.com in American ME Relations.
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I am not American and I have never read the US Constitution nor have I studied American history in any depth. However, I know that the first amendment states the importance of the separation of church and state.

Alas it appears that I know more than Christine O’Donnell regarding the US Constitution as she manifestly has no understanding whatsoever of this founding principle enshrined in America’s most sacred document. Indeed, she confirms her ignorance again and again as the discussion progresses as you can see below.

Surely it is scarcely less than a terrifying thought of someone like her obtaining even a modicum of power.

The Guardian further notes that this is but the latest example of Tea Party candidates caught hopelessly out of their depth.

On Sunday, security guards for Republican senate candidate Joe Miller forcibly handcuffed a local journalist after a public event in Alaska, while Nevada Republican Sharron Angle recently told a room full of Hispanic students that “some of you look a little more Asian to me