Skip to comments.GOP activist uses Facebook to compare first lady to gorilla (Rape OK, Gorilla Outrageous)
Posted on 06/15/2009 6:13:03 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA
You see, according to a report by WIS10 TV in Columbia, S.C., Rusty DePass, a prominent Republican Party activist, happened to see a Facebook post by an aide to state Attorney General Henry McMaster.
The post described an escape by a gorilla on Friday from the Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia.
DePass, once a state Senate candidate, responded to the post with these words: "I'm sure it's just one of Michelle's ancestors - probably harmless."
Columbia Mayor Bob Coble appears to have seen no clear jest at all. He told WIS10: "You know, I think the comment is inappropriate. It's a racist comment."
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Truthfully, both are outrageous. When someone with GOP ties does such things, it makes it easier for the Dems to allege we’re all racists. And the Press is happy to report it as fact.
Self inflected and permanent.
Bush was called a chimp for eight years.
Wouldn’t most leftists, who reject Creation, say that the poster was scientifically correct?
Why not agree that both were idiotic?
Probably so, Bob. Deal with living in an imperfect world.
I think it is funny. I believe it is covered by the 1st Amendment.
Not only that, but where are the Darwinists?
Don’t continue to reinforce the notion to the left that all they have to do is call us “racists” and we’ll stop criticizing them.
That’s right, Bush the Chimp and nobody complained. But this is also why the press, and everybody else spends so much time assuring each other that the very very average looking Michelle is “beautiful”. To do otherwise could be evidence of latent racism.
Fred Sanford: I’m calling you ugly, I could push your face in some dough and make gorilla cookies.
I myself would not have made this comment, or the Letterman “rape” ones either.
Neither would I. There’s just a whole lot of hypocrisy in the “outrage.”
It’s a tasteless comment. We don’t need to defend it, it ought not be defended.
I would not have made these kind of comments about either the Bushes or the Obamas.
But it is ironic - and striking - that the media seldom if ever mentioned the Bush hatred, and now is looking for any reason to tag Obama opponents as “haters.”
Most Americans don’t even know that a book, a play and a movie were made depicting the assassination of George W. Bush, while he was president. Would the media treat any similar work about Obama the same way? To ask that question is to answer it.
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