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Rep. Hank Johnson apologizes to the House for using the ‘m-word’

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Rep. Hank Johnson D-Ga. today apologized on the House floor for using the word “midget” explaining that it was “out of ignorance” not out of “spite or hatred.” Johnson explained that he had never heard of the “m-word” and didn’t know that the word “midget” was offensive. Johnson went on to compare the “m-word” to the “n-word.” “Everyone knows what the n-word is,” Johnson said. “The n-word Mr....

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