To the Right of the Right

  • Aired:  05/05/14
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Jordan Klepper travels to South Carolina to discover what is to the right of right-wing politics. (5:23)

>> Jon: WELCOME BACK.[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

NOW WITH THE 2014 PRIMARIESUNDER WAY THE REPUBLICAN

CANDIDATES ARE EACH FIGHTING TOAPPEAL TO

THEIR BASE.

BUT, HOW CAN CONCERTIVE VOTERSTELL WHO IS THE REAL MR. RIGHT?

JORDAN KLEPPER REPORTS.

>> AS WE HEAD TOWARD THE 2014MID-TERM ELECTIONS REPUBLICANS

ARE TERRIFIED OF BEING PRIMARYFROM THE RIGHT.

BUT SOUTH CAROLINA SENATORLINDSEY GRAHAM ISN'T GOING TO

HAVE THAT PROBLEM.

ACCORDING TO SUPPORTER ANDFORMER CONGRESSMAN BOB INGLIS.

>> LINDSEY GRAHAM IS THE MOSTCONSERVATIVE PERSON IN THE SOUTH

CAROLINA SENATE RACE.

>> AND WITH ENDORSEMENTS FROMTHE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE,

NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE, EVEN THEMINING ASSOCIATION NO ONE WOULD

DARE TAKE ON THIS CONSERVATIVEIDEOLOGUE.

>> I BELIEVE I'M THE TRUECONSERVATIVE IN THIS RACE.

>> SERIOUSLY.

>> LINDSEY GRAHAM IS NOT A TRUECONSERVATIVE.

>> THAT IS CANDIDATE BILLCONNOR. SO, WHAT MAKES HIM THINK

HE CAN CHALLENGE LINDSEY GRAHAMFROM THE RIGHT?

>> I'M VERY PROUD TO HAVE BEENENDORSED BY ALMOST VERY EARLY

ON BY THE FACEBOOK TEA PARTYWHICH IS 16,000 PEOPLE THAT

THROUGHOUT THE NATION AND THEGRANDPARENT RIGHTS ASSOCIATION.

>> REALLY?

>> YES.

>> SO, THERE REALLY IS AGRANDPARENTS RIGHTS ASSOCIATION?

>> THERE IS.

>> DO THEY JUDGE BY HOW MANYBUTTERSCOTCH CANDIES YOU GIVE

AWAY OR BY THE NUMBER OF NICKLESTHEY GET OUT OF GRANDKIDS EARS?

>> YOU'LL HAVE TO ASK THEM.

>> I'LL BE DAMNED, I GUESS ITTURNS OUT BILL CONNOR IS THE

MOST CONSERVE ACTIVE MAN IN THISRACE. CASE CLOSED.

>> THE MOST CONSERVATIVE MANIN THE RACE IS LEE BRIGHT.

>> WAIT, WAIT, WAIT. WHO THE(bleep) IS LEE BRIGHT?

>> LEE BRIGHT IS THE BEEF, THEFULL PATTY.

>> LARRY RISVOLD AND JEFFMATTOCK SUPPORT LEE BRIGHT WHO

IS RUNNING TO THE RIGHT OFCONNOR WHO IS RUNNING TO

THE RIGHT OF GRAHAM.

>> LEE BRIGHT HAS BEEN ENDORSEDBY THE GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA.

>> WITH ALL OF THESECONSERVATIVE VOICES IT LOOKED

LIKE IT WAS TIME FOR AN OLD TIMECONSERVATIVE ENDORSEMENT OFF.

>> I WOULD LIKE TO MUCH MORELOOK TOWARD GROWTH AS THE

STANDARD BEARER FOR WHATCONSERVATIVES SHOULD BE.

THE NATIONAL MININGASSOCIATION IS SIGNIFICANT.

>> TAXPAYER HERO AWARD.

>> DOES GRAHAM HAVE A TAXPAYERHERO AWARD?

>> I DON'T KNOW. I MEAN --

>> I'M TRYING TO PARSE IT OUT IN

MY HEAD.

THE FACEBOOK TEA PARTYENDORSEMENT IS THAT TO THE LEFT

OR THE RIGHT OF THE TAXPAYERHERO AWARD?

>> I'D SAY IT'S PROBABLY TO THERIGHT.

>> THE REPUBLICAN LIBERTYCAUCUS.

>> THE AMERICAN COALITION FORETHANOL.

>> NATIONAL TEA PARTY LEADERS.

>> THE GREAT POSSUM SOCIETY.

>> I DON'T KNOW. I'VE NEVERHEARD OF THEM.

>> DOES LEE BRIGHT HAVE THESUPPORT OF THE GREAT POSSUMSOCIETY?

>> THEY DON'T ENDORSE.

>>OK OK, THIS WAS TRICKY.

MAYBE THERE WAS SOME WAY TO DOTHIS QUANTITIVELY.

>> LINDSEY HAS AN AMERICANCONSERVATIVE UNION RATING OF

92%, HE'S GOT A 0 WITH THELGBT HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN.

>> WOW, THAT'S GREAT.

>> ZERO IS ZERO IN OTHER WORDSHE DIDN'T EVEN TRY TO HELP THEM

ON THEIR AGENDA.

>> AND, WHO WOULDN'T WANT A ZEROFROM A HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN?

WHAT ELSE DO WE GOT ON THERE?

>> HE'S GOT A 92 WITH THE NRA.

>> ISN'T THAT GOOD?

>> JUST A 92.

THERE'S A WHOLE 8% LEFT. THAT ISDANGEROUS.

>> YOU THINK 92 IS A GOOD GRADE?

>> 92 A VERY GOOD GRADE, YEAH.

WHAT DOES THAT MEAN, MAYBE HEVOTED AGAINST HAVING A BAZOOKA

OR SOMETHING.

I DON'T KNOW.

>> 100 IS A GOOD GRADE.

>> WELL, I GUESS THERE'S ALWAYSROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT.

>> NOW WE'RE TALKING.

>> WELL, IF THEY GIVE EXTRACREDIT 110%.

>> CAN I GET A 115%? DO I HEAR130%?

>> WHAT ABOUT 140%?

THIS WAS NECK IN NECK. SURE, WECOULD DISSECT EACH CANDIDATE'S

CONSERVATIVE BONAFIDESVIS A VIS A

SERIOUS OF DEBATES IN THE SPIRITOF LINCOLN VERSUS

DOUGLAS, OR WE COULD SETTLE ITTHE RIGHT WAY.

>> WHAT IS YOUR IN POCKET.

>> WHAT IS YOUR POCKET RIGHTNOW?

>> A CONSTITUTION.

THIS IS MEGA POINTS.

>> THANK YOU.

>> THERE WE GO. THAT IS WHAT I'MTALKING ABOUT.

>> OH, I GOT A WALLET WITH ADRIVER'S LICENSE.

>> STOP.

WHAT THE (bleep) MAN LARRY,JEFF AND THE OTHER GUY TOTALLY

HAD A CONSTITUTION ON THEM.

>> SINCE I'VE GOT MY iPHONE, ICAN ALWAYS LOOK IT UP.

>> YOU HAVE AN iPHONE?

>> YEAH.

>> OH, MY GOD JOE BIDEN.

I'M GOING TO DOCK YOU LIKE 600POINTS FOR THAT.

GRAHAM WAS OUT. IT WAS DOWN TOCONNER AND BRIGHT TO FIGHT FOR

THE MANTLE OF MOST CONSERVATIVE.

WHAT DO YOU SEE, BILL?

>> PATRIOTISM.

>> SERIOUSLY?

>> CHICK-FIL-A.

>> GOOD. TEN POINTS.

>> CLEARLY, OR SOUTHCAROLINA LARRY AND JEFF BACKED

THE CANDIDATE WITH THE TRUECONSERVATIVE VISION.

>> MAYBE IT'S TIME TO NOT BEGOING OVER DOING ALL THESE WARS.

>> WHOA, WHOA, WHOA WHAT?

>> WE SPEND LESS ON WELFARE THANWE DO CORPORATE WELFARE.

>> WOAH, SLOW DOWN, SANFRANCISCO.

>> THERE ARE NO LOBBYISTS FOR WETHE PEOPLE.

>> OH, MY GOD.

>> THESE FOLKS RUNNING TOLINDSEY'S SUPPOSEDLY TO HIS

RIGHT AREN'T -- YOUKNOW, THE SPECTRUM COMES

AROUND AND TOUCHES. IT'SNOT REALLY A LINE.

IT'S REALLY A BOW.

>> SO, IF WE GO OVER THE BENDWE'RE GOING TO END UP ON THE --

JESUS CHRIST I'M ONTHE LEFT OVER HERE.

>> YES, YOU GET TO THE LEFT, YOUREALLY DO.

>> BE CAREFUL LINDSEY GRAHAM,YOU'RE GOING TO GET PRIMARY FROMBOTH SIDES.

>> Jon: JORDAN KLEPPER.

WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK.

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