- May 2014
Yes, he is mocking Rogers, but he is also saying that if Rogers really wants this, then he can have it. It's like someone being ridiculed for wearing elbow pads and knee pads while walking but still being told that he can do this if he really wants to.I don't know. He was arguing in favor of the 14th Amendment against what he labeled as Democrat fear-mongering. Miscegenation wasn't the issue being debated; I don't know his feelings on the matter other than what he says in the quoted passage, i.e. he feels they are unnecessary.
You seem fixated on Farnsworth's apparent endorsement of capital punishment for it. Once again, the passage seems clear to me. He is mocking Rogers for not being able to restrain himself without threat of punishment.