“It is the same group we faced in the South with those white crackers and the dogs and the police. They didn’t care about how they looked.” -Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) on the Tea Party
The parade of people claiming that “cracker” is just as offensive as slurs aimed at African Americans is as long as you would expect it to be. Because, obviously, Democrats and black people are The Real Racists.
Seriously, don’t read the comments at TPM if you value the image of an America that isn’t mind numbing, obtuse, and foaming at the mouth.
Update… TPM was flooded with bigotry because it was linked by the Drudge Report