Skip to comments.South Carolina pol: Sorry for comparing Michelle Obama to gorilla
Posted on 06/14/2009 10:04:33 PM PDT by melt
COLUMBIA, S.C. - A former chairman of the South Carolina Election Commission has apologized after his posting on Facebook suggested a gorilla that escaped form a Columbia zoo was an ancestor of first lady Michelle Obama.
Minutes after the gorillas escape was reported Friday, Rusty DePass posted: "Im sure its just one of Michelles ancestors probably harmless."
The comment has since been deleted, but DePass confirmed to WIS-TV that he made it, apologizing and saying it was a joke about statements Obama has made about evolution.
DePass is a former chairman of the Richland County Republican Party. He didnt respond to a phone message Saturday from The Associated Press.
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It’s Big MOUTH (and mean too!!!) not BigFoot.
My first thought:
WHERE ARE ALL THE APOLOGIES FROM THE LEFT WINGNUTS WHO COMPARED GEORGE W BUSH TO A CHIMP??
No where. And the press never spoke about it. Hm. Double Standard City.
Maybe a bigfoot.
This whole thing reminds me of when Oprah was on TV in Baltimore interviewing Frank Perdue and she asked him if it upset him when people said the looked like a chicken. He said, “No, does it upset you that people say you look like a gorilla.”
Hey, she started it.
Michelle is rather big boned and isn’t the comparision to one of her distant ancestors according to the left? How is that an insult??
What a stupid thing to say. Sorry but this guy is a pure idiot. Blast away and I still am right.
I see it on this website also, and it is stupid politics stooping to DU levels.
I think that, even way more than Hillary Clinton, she has angered a lot of people with her past hateful statements such as, "For the first time in my life, I'm proud to be an American." That is just one of her many ignorant comments in the past. Many of us look upon the double standard, which is that Sarah Palin and other conservative women and their children are valid targets for the trash on the left. I think that inspires people to feel comfortable returning fire.
Comments like this S.C. pol's will be used by ABS, et al to downplay that cretin Lecherman's attacks on Palin. It sure is fun to make fun of her though.
#3. Yes, very helpful for party building!
She wishes she were human. What an UGLY woman!
We’re still waiting on a TRUE APOLOGY For the hateful lewd statements made by the PERVERT Letterman.
This is just comedy. We all think we are comedians.
The Reverend Manning calls her King Kong’s baby sister. He is black.
I believe Michelle will be just fine, after all, the slobbering government run media compare her to Jackie O from dawn to dusk.
They don’t have a problem slamming Palin and her family.
The government run media just chalk that up to comedy.
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You are 100% correct. Dumb, mean-spirited jokes are wrong regardless of who tells them or regardless of who is the subject of the joke. How in the world could this guy possibly think this is funny?