Out of Pocket: Tea Party Speaker Wants to Reinstate Law to Keep Blacks from Voting

The opening speaker for the Tea Party convention got real out of pocket when he suggested reinstating the literacy test for blacks to stop them from voting.
The opening night speaker at the Tea Party convention suggested a return to a “literacy test” to protect America from presidents like Obama a segregation-era method employed by southern US states to keep blacks from voting.
In his speech Thursday to attendees, former Republican congressman Tom Tancredo invoked the loaded pre-civil rights era buzzword, saying that President Barack Obama was elected because “we do not have a civics, literacy test before people can vote in this country.
Speaking of out of pocket activity at the convention, Sarah Palin was also a speaker and she had to use cheat notes just to deliver her $10,000 speech:

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