Cheering Child Janitors

Abby Zimet

We can't decide which is more depressing: Hearing the GOP candidates try to out-right-wing each other with barbaric stands, or hearing GOP audiences cheer those stands. In the latest outpouring of support for 19th-century views, the audience cheered when Gingrich suggested kids, especially poor ones, would make real fine janitors at half the cost of adults. Ugh. Who are these people, all of 'em?

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