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Thursday, September 16, 2010

the north

(i'm speechless at the picture. i'm speechless people of color are IN that picture)

South Carolina Senate President Dresses Up Like Confederate Soldier With Black Slaves At GOP Event 

By Zaid Jilani  

This past weekend, the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) “held its annual fall Board of Directors meeting in Charleston, S.C.” In attendance at the event were major Republican leaders throughout the state, including Gov. Mark Sanford, who spoke to the audience gathered there.
One shocking moment at the NFRW meeting involved a special event called “The Southern Experience.” In this event, attendees dressed in clothing reminiscent of the Civil War and the antebellum South. As FITS News reports, South Carolina Senate President Glenn McConnell (R) participated in the event by dressing up as a Confederate General, and at many points posed with African Americans dressed as slaves:.........


stray said...

"Old times there are not forgotten..."

a rose is a rose said...

i'm glad i wasn't drinking coffee when i read that stray!