Man oh man... if these teabaggers don't want anyone portraying them as racist, they're not doing a very good job of putting an end to those assumptions. Here's more from Think Progress. Tea Party Float Depicts Obama Whipping A White ‘Future
September 14, 2010

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Man oh man... if these teabaggers don't want anyone portraying them as racist, they're not doing a very good job of putting an end to those assumptions. Here's more from Think Progress.

Tea Party Float Depicts Obama Whipping A White ‘Future Tax Payer’ Pulling A Wagon:

At the annual Sportsman’s Day parade last weekend in Naches, WA (a small town southeast of Seattle), a tea party group called “Remember Us We The People” — which is affiliated with the Tea Party Patriots — sponsored a float that many local residents are “calling offensive and in bad taste“:

Local members of the Tea Party sponsored a float, decorated to look like a Radio Flyer wagon, pulled behind a truck. In that truck a number of people sat holding signs that read everything from “Obama Care” and “Healthcare Take Over” to “Wasted Tax Money.”

But the thing that got people upset was a man in shirt and tie wearing a mask of President Barack Obama. In one hand he held a sign that read “Hey Kids! Thanks for paying out debt!” In the other hand he held a horse riding crop which he snapped at a young teen in front of him pretending to pull the wagon by the handle wearing a shirt that read “Future Tax Payer.”

Yeah, no racism here folks... move along now!

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