Skip to comments.Fla. Girl, 12, Called Racist For Wearing Palin T-Shirt
Posted on 10/17/2008 12:34:10 PM PDT by ransomnote
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. -- She's only 12 years old, but Ashleigh Jones is feeling the heat of this election year.
Thats because the seventh grader at New Smyrna Beach Middle School was called a racist by classmates (Video: MyFoxOrlando) for wearing a T-shirt in support of VP candidate Sarah Palin, Orlando FOX affiliate WOFL reported.
Jones is volunteering at the Republican Headquarters in New Smyrna Beach. The Palin t-shirt was a gift from her fellow volunteers.
But when she wore it to school she learned just how tough politics can be.
"Some of the students were calling me racist because I was Caucasian," she said. "I wanted the Caucasian man to win. And I told them thats not true. Its my freedom of speech, its my opinion."
Jones' parents said they're not mad at the school; they just want everyone -- including their daughter -- to voice their opinions constructively, WOFL reported.
(Excerpt) Read more at myfoxorlando.com ...
The sadest thing is that 40 year old, intelligent liberals are acting the same way as these 12 year olds.
If Obama is elected it will become a hate crime to disagree or protest.
Call on Obama to repudiate...
LOL welcome to the Obamanation Supression of free speech and political opposition.
We really need uniforms for all schools. In school, I never wore a Reagan tee shirt even though I thought he was great...Ok I went to Catholic school. lol. Seriously to see kids wearing Obama tee shirts make me sick. Obviously there parents are putting them up to it. Who are these Obama mania kids thinking they are influencing? Other seventh graders. lol. I think there are other ways to express your support for a candidate.
The same type of stuff has been happening in my sister’s MS in Indianapolis
And that's precisely what they've done. Over the years I've read about people being called "racists" for supporting across-the-board tax cuts, drilling at ANWR, 2nd Amendment rights, etc. The word was no meaning now.
Is it surprising that the Liberal bigots are spawning Liberal bigots?
Political correctness has ALWAYS been about supressing dissent and criminalizing conservativism. It never was about “tolerance” for “diversity”.
No—the 40 year olds have been warped over time and will be advocating that the girl get gang raped and then sent to re-education camp. The next time we see her, she’ll have that lobotomized look on her face and will be waiving an Obama banner.
It’s only going to get worse. I’d stock up now....If you know what I mean...
Too late, they've already defined a difference with liberal dictum as "hate", so this is just specializing the general case.
Wait so now your racist just for wearing a shirt supporting another candidate? The shirt was pink and had the McCain/Palin logo on it. Thats it!
BTW! When I BM something, where does it go? I cannot find find any BM’s I have made . . . .LOL
Obviously she would have been praised if she had worn an “Obama for President” t shirt, and would not have been called racist.
Too bad this radical marxist is probably going to get elected because of White guilt.
I only have 10,000 or so. Time to stock up.
Yeah, but the’ll be on hell of a backlash down the road.
Call everything racist. Everything that isn’t the way you want it to be — call it racist. For instance, “I ate too much, now my pants are racist” or “I haven’t mowed in 3 weeks now my lawn looks racist”. Apply it to everything. The idea is to defuse the word and make it meaningless.
My son is in junior high school.
In one of his classes, they polled the students.
My son was the only student who picked McCain.
This made him a racist.
He’s also a racist because he doesn’t like rap music.
He’s been called a racist because he won’t submit to the attempted shakedowns at the lunchline or the snack vendors.
Seems like anyone just having decent values anymore is branded as a racist.
We regularly laugh about the stupidity of it all, but it still maddens us underneath it all.
I like your pink hat! You go girl.
All-rightly then, the rules have been set. Anyone wearing an obama shirt is a sexist.
A lose lose situation. Or is it the replacement for the “when did you stop beating your wife” question.
Idiots. That is precisely WHY the other children criticized your daughter.
Aside from the ‘crime’ of wearing a T-shirt bearing the internationally known names of presidential and VP candidates, this little girl may secretly be guilty of admiring a sucessful woman blazing a trail in politics. So she’s not wearing a Britney Spears t-shirt - instead she chose someone inspiring?
It’s ok for others to have role models...you just have to have the right...uh...I mean LEFT ones! She just needs to be indoctrinated to select her role models based on race...
Don't be afraid of it yourself, you know as well as I do that in this case the word "left" should be replaced by the word 'blacks'. It wasn't the "left" that taunted this white girl, it was blacks, period. Now THAT is true racism. I believe I'm finally beginning to see white people fight back against this phenomenon of reverse discriminaton/racism, and once we finally unify against this travesty there will be no stopping us from putting a hard and fast end to it. Not even the lying, deceiving media and the rabid "left" will be able to prevent justice, try as they may.
There is no reason, not one, why white people of today should lie down and become door mats for any so-called 'minority' simply because that 'minority' feels indignant about what happened to their ancestors long ago. If they really want to live their lives in anger and rage, it should be against their own African history, because the slave trade was perpetuated and made possible by African infighting and enslaving each other, and then selling those slaves for filthy luca to European slave traders.
Maybe we need an angry, humorless, racist man like Barak Hussein Obama to become President so the masses can see and feel for themselves that reverse discrimination is a modern day injustice against innocent white people, who are no more linked to slavery than the man in the moon.
I have heard whites accuse other whites of racism because they support McCain/Palin so I apply that phenomena to these children too. I think it’s likely that indoctrinated children of all races are being influenced to believe that they would be wrong or evil to support any white person in any position against any person of color. THe race card is so prevalent that I think it skips logic and goes to rote training.
So, a white kid wearing a Palin t-shirt is racism, but a black kid wearing an Obama t-shirt is not.
To take that further: a white kid wearing an Obama t-shirt would be laudatory, I assume, but a black kid wearing a Palin t-shirt would be......Uncle Tom-ism.
I’m working on getting equipped for life in Barack Obama’s America. We’re already there whether he gets elected or not.
Well, maybe she BE a racist.
This can work both ways, but with some class. A worker at my local coffee shop was wearing an Obama T-Shirt. I asked her, in front of the shop’s owner, if she knew the only guarantee in our Constitution; of course, she had no idea.
I told her that I have yet to meet an Obam-butt that knew the first thing about our Constitution. After that, none of the kids display any political ware. The coffee tastes better.
True, the race card has become a means for certain people to silence certain other people, but all it's going to take to put and end to this charade is a little time and some courage. If a 12 year old girl can find that courage and stand up and face these indoctrinated rats by voicing her political opinion on her shirt, maybe she will encourage and incentivise the rest of us. Here's hoping ..........
This is one of the main problems with polling—some people will feel intimidated into not saying they are going to vote Republican because they may have the impression the pollster will perceive it as a racist decision and an ugly argument will ensue.
I feel that is the true source of the ‘Bradley effect’. It’s known that you will most likely be confronted with hostile and sometimes physical opposition if you say you are voting Republican.
I recall reading an article written by a liberal writer in LA. He performed an experiment wherein he spent the day walking around wearing a pro-Bush t-shirt and cap and then another day wearing a pro-Kerry t-shirt and cap and compared his experiences. He admitted that wearing Republican regalia earned him more contemptuous and confrontational treatment compared with his experience wearing pro-Kerry clothing.
Republican supporters tended to glance at his pro-Kerry attire and glance at his face to assess his person. Pro-Bush attire received shudders, sneers, growled hostile remarks, rude treatment in stores etc.
Yeah! SHe’s a doll and I can’t believe anyone could find fault with her ensemble - that hat would defeat any criticism all by itself.
I like where you are going with that. How about one more rule. Anyone wearing an Obama t-shirt is racist (against whitey).
It’s time for kiddie sensitivity training classes to begin. /sarc
Is there such a thing?
“Who are these Obama mania kids thinking they are influencing? Other seventh graders.”
Yeah for when ACORN registers them to vote.
That is a true point. It would be funny if we didn’t know how true your statement is.
I’m pretty sure those rules apply to adults, as well.
Check out the sixth suggestion down.
As I had stated before in another thread, every state should throw out the applications generated by third parties and especially those turned in by ACORN.
A glimpse of the future.
She should have flung it back at them and called them sexists. LOL
It's just that it doesn't come naturally to our side to stoop that low.
Sorry, there is absolutely nothing intelligent about anyone that supports Obama. They are all utter morons.
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