When it became clear the public was not laughing, Kern actually apologized for her racist comments. The Oklahoma NAACP still insists that she resign.
But that’s not all. Next, Kern unloads a few of her thoughts on why women make less money than their male counterparts:
Thank you, Rep. Kern. And may we ask how much you make?
This is not the first time Kern has openly stated such bigoted remarks. Three years ago, she said the following about homosexuality: “I honestly think it’s the biggest threat that our nation has, even more than terrorism or Islam.” Then she compared homosexuality to toe cancer. And she wasn’t rebuked for those statements. Listen to the speech here:
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