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3:55pm
Mon Jul 11, 2011

GOP Presidential Hopefuls In Spotlight For Slavery, Anti-Gay Remarks

Election season is still budding, but some presidential hopefuls from the GOP are already wilting under the political spotlight.

Today, people are talking about Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum because they both signed on to a pledge that, in part, says black children in slavery had better home lives than black children today. The lesser-talked about Republican contender Gary Johnson, on the other hand, has already slammed that ridiculous notion, while Tim Pawlenty is making headlines for what he said -- and didn’t say -- about homosexuality.