Monday, June 15, 2009

GOP Reichwing Hatespeak Alive & Well in South Carolina

Freedom of speech means prominent Republican activists get caught having Macaca moments. Not to worry. This one was just "jesting" with racist comment.. Haha. Really. Just joking. Do not get panties in a twist.

Trey Walker, an advisor to S.C. Attorney General Henry McMaster, posted an innocuous Facebook update about this morning’s escape of a Western Lowlands Gorilla from Columbia’s Riverbanks Zoo.

Walker’s harmless update, however was followed by a highly-questionable comment from longtime SCGOP activist and former State Senate candidate, Rusty DePass.

“I’m sure it’s just one of Michelle’s ancestors — probably harmless,” DePass wrote.

An early South Carolina supporter of former President George W. Bush, DePass has been active in Republican politics in South Carolina for decades.

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