GOP Congressman: White Collar Crime On Wall Street Doesn't Exist

I absolutely love it when Republicans come up with solid reasons to vote them out of office as soon as possible all on their own, and having it on video...priceless.

I absolutely love it when Republicans come up with solid reasons to vote them out of office as soon as possible all on their own, and having it on video...priceless.

California Rep. McClintock has done all the work that needs to be done here:

There’s no such thing as financial crime, according to Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA).

At a town hall meeting in El Dorado Hills, California on Tuesday, a constituent asked McClintock for his “stance on Wall Street criminal practices.” The congressman responded, “Well first of all, for a criminal practice there has to be a gun. It’s pretty simple.”

And if that's not quite enough for you:

"After detailing his opposition to reforms that would curb bank risk-taking and simplify the financial system, McClintock added that bad financial decisions are the responsibility of the individual who makes them and that’s “the price we pay for the freedom to make all of the good decisions in our lives.”'

That's right, the thievery committed by the Big Banks during the housing foreclosure crisis/economic crisis was all your own fault - because there was no gun.

Now just show up to vote and add a check mark in the column for "Democrat."

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