Kentucky Tea Party – Yup, I’m a racist campaign
Tea Partiers just don’t seem to know how to do irony well. Kentucky Tea Party member John Lang of Got Something to Say has decided to take on accusations of Tea Party racism by selling t-shirts online and at Tea Party events.
The shirts have “Yup, I’m a Racist” on the front and on the back a list of reasons why they feel they are unfairly being accused of white supremacist thinking. They seem to think they have been targeted as racists because they:
“. . . support the Constitution
. . . support free speech
. . . support the right to bear arms
. . . support the Bill of Rights
. . . support Capitalism
. . . support no permanent bailouts
. . . support closing borders
. . . support our military
. . . support the Tea Party
. . . support Jesus Christ as my savior”
Just how any of that relates to ongoing accusations of Tea Party racism seems a mystery.
Last year, Mediaite reported on them and presented the following video: