Accuracy in Media

Well, that’s the first news we’ve heard from Maine in awhile:

Maine Gov. Paul LePage drew heavy criticism Thursday for his comments regarding out-of-state drug dealers who he claimed are impregnating “young white” girls.

The blunt-spoken Republican was speaking about Maine’s heroin epidemic Wednesday and described out-of-state drug dealers as “guys with the name D-Money, Smoothie, Shifty” and said “half the time they impregnate a young white girl before they leave.”

LePage, who’s white, didn’t describe the races of the aforementioned drug dealers during a town meeting in Bridgton, and a spokesman said Thursday that LePage wasn’t making a comment about race.




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