via Tapped: Because you just can't make this stuff up: Colorado Gov. Bill Owens apologized for saying "the natives are getting restless" during a
March 31, 2005

via Tapped: Because you just can't make this stuff up:

Colorado Gov. Bill Owens apologized for saying "the natives are getting restless" during a conference on tribal gambling.
Owens made the remark at the Western Governors' Association Summit after a participant's microphone wouldn't work and he urged it be fixed quickly.

Between Bush's delayed reponse to the Red Lake shootings, Jack Abramoff in the news, and, now, Gov. Owens' remark, it's starting to look like an awkward moment for GOP relations with American Indians.

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