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Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Tim James Tells Us, "This Is Alabama. We Speak English."

From The Rachel Maddow Blog -- 'This is Alabama. We speak English': In his new ad "Language," Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim James tell us, "
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From The Rachel Maddow Blog -- 'This is Alabama. We speak English':

In his new ad "Language," Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim James tell us, "This is Alabama. We speak English."

...James goes on to tell us that his administration would stop giving the drivers' license test in 12 languages: "Maybe it's the businessman in me, but we'll save money."

...On his website, James includes a category called "Common Sense for Crime and Public Safety." It starts with crystal meth and spouse abuse and ends with the prisons' revolving doors, and in between: "Enforce Alabama's Constitutional Amendment declaring English as the state's official language." Read on...

This guy is about as subtle as a brick upside your head.

h/t Laffy

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