Senate Candidate Compares Food-Stamp Recipients To 'Animals'

by
PaulMilo
A physician running for the Senate from South Dakota, Annette Bosworth, suggests food stamps are similar to feeding the bears at national parks.

A South Dakota Senate candidate, Dr. Annette Bosworth, has upset many of her prospective constituents and others across the country with a post on her campaign's Facebook page Tuesday.

A self-described devout Christian, Bosworth is a small-government, anti-Obamacare Republican. But the Facebook post, in which she likens food aid for the poor to the ill-advised practice of feeding animals on public lands, has drawn a firestorm of criticism (click here for some of the reactions and for Bosworth's replies).  The post -- which still appears on Bosworth's page as of Thursday, is here:

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