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Democratic office in Tennessee vandalized with racist bumper sticker

By Eric W. Dolan
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 21:27 EDT
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The front window of the Sumner County Democratic Party office in Gallatin, Tennessee was defaced on Monday with a bumper sticker that refers to President Barack Obama as a “bro” and First Lady Michelle Obama as a “ho.”

But Maria Brewer, the vice chairman of the Sumner County Democratic Party, told WKRN-TV she plans to leave the bumper sticker where it is as a reminder of “the attitudes that are out there.” The bumper sticker reads, “The bro and his ho gotta go.”

Brewer, who is also a Democratic candidate for the State Senate, described the bumper sticker as offensive and disturbing.

Police are investigating the incident but have no suspects.

A recent Associated Press poll found that a slight majority of all Americans show some prejudice toward African Americans, whether they realize it or not. The percentage has risen in the four years since Obama took office.

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Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan has served as an editor for Raw Story since August 2010, and is based out of Sacramento, California. He grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and received a Bachelor of Science from Bradley University. Eric is also the publisher and editor of PsyPost. You can follow him on Twitter @ewdolan.
 
 
 
 
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