Senator Chuck Schumer said nothing more than "apology accepted" after learning of the apology from the Arkansas Senate candidate who referred to him as "that Jew" last week at a GOP gathering. The apology from Arkansas State Senate Minority Leader Kim Hendren was nothing short of a classic. He said, “I ought not to have referred to it at all. When I referred to him as Jewish, it wasn’t because I don’t like Jewish people...I don’t speak with a TelePrompTer, and if I had, that reference would have never made it in there." He explained that at the time, he was responding against Schumer's claim on The Rachel Maddow Show that traditional values were behind Democrats. Hendren told Arkansas News that he believed in the traditional values that came from Andy Griffith, Aunt Bea, Barney and Opie (who is a child). He added, "I said there was another Jew that I did agree with, and that was Jesus Christ.” We're guessing that Hendren may have missed this video where Andy and Opie articulated some of their current values.
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