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MSNBC host: Paul Ryan Quoting Thomas Jefferson a 'Lovely Thing' for 'a Wealthy White Man'

MSNBC host: Paul Ryan Quoting Thomas Jefferson a 'Lovely Thing' for 'a Wealthy White Man'

On a special broadcast of MSNBC’s “Hardball” on Saturday, weekend morning host Melissa Harris-Perry expressed her displeasure with the selection of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as Mitt Romney’s running mate.In particular, Harris-Perry took issue with Ryan quoting Thomas Jefferson’s line in the Declaration of Independence, in which he declared rights come from God and nature and not from government.Harris-Perry said the words didn’t initially mean rights for African-Americans and women.Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2012/08/13/msnbc-host-paul-ryan-quoting-thomas-jefferson-a-lovely-thing-for-a-wealthy-white-man/#ixzz23SVE8sSd


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