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Westmoreland stands by ‘uppity’ remark about Obama, claims ignorance of racial connotation

And the pigs are flying. You good residents down there in Georgia — send some the Klan robes over to Rep. Lynn Westmoreland’s office. On Thursday, it was reported that he said this: “Just from what little I’ve seen of her [Michelle] and Mr. Obama, Sen. Obama, they’re a member…

Georgia Republican Rep. Lynn Westmoreland calls Obama ‘uppity’

The GOP’s white sheet is showing (again). There’s a reason the RNC has hit a record low in black attendees at its convention. Georgia Republican Rep. Lynn Westmoreland used the racially-tinged term “uppity” to describe Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama Thursday. Westmoreland was discussing vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin’s speech…

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