Rep. James Clyburn is praising “sexting,” — that is, using one’s phone to send NSFW messages — calling it a “great tool.”
The South Carolina Democrat made the odd, and likely inadvertent, remark during a recent C-SPAN appearance, as first reported by The Daily Caller.
“Let’s do some voting, organizing over the Internet. We’ve got the tools,” he continued. “Let’s use them for a new, massive movement that will make sure that we can have in November 2014 the kind of turnout at the polls that we had in 2012 in November.”
A companion standing next to Clyburn during the C-SPAN interview is seen grinning after the 74-year-old congressman makes the sexting snafu.