As you might guess, the Alabama Republican now says it was all a big mistake and taken out of context. More from ThinkProgress.
“The reality is that if you allow illegal immigration to continue in your area you will destroy yourself eventually,” said Beason. “If you don’t believe illegal immigration will destroy a community go and check out parts of Alabama around Arab and Albertville.” […]
Beason ended his speech by advising Republicans to “empty the clip, and do what has to be done.”