“To set the record straight I did use the word monkey and Obama in the same sentence,” she wrote. “Yes I did say I voted for the white guy. Unless there has been a takeover of America and free speech is no longer allowed and I can be put to death for making a remark, I refuse to take the fifth.”
In a comment posted on a blog owned by Arizona Republican Party Communication Director Shane Wikfors, who recently accused female critics of having a “bitch session,” Espinosa explained that her monkey comment had something to do with a Google search of “obama as monkey cartoon.”
“With a last name of Espinosa I’m anything but racist,” she insisted.
Listen to this audio from KNFX’s Hair on Fire, broadcast June 16, 2012.
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