By Andrew Kirell
11:49 am, September 2nd, 2012
Appearing on Fox News Sunday this morning, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa told host Chris Wallace that the Republican Party platform looks more like the party platform of 1812.
“If you look at [the GOP's] 2012 platform, it looks like it is from another century, maybe even two,” Villaraigosa said.
“It looks like the platform of 1812.” he explained, “When you see
they want to repeal the Affordable Care Act providing 32 million people
with health care with no alternative plan of their own. They call for
the self-deportation of eleven million people — no country in the world
has ever done that. They don’t believe in abortion even in the case of
rape and incest.”
“It’s a platform that is from another century,” he concluded.
“I just want to point out, it does matter, that Mitt Romney does support the exception for rape and incest,” Wallace corrected the mayor.
The L.A. mayor then went on to criticize the Democratic Party for
it’s reluctance to address pension reform, and seniority and tenure
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