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.
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