“Just from what little I’ve seen of [Michelle] and Mr. Obama, Sen. Obama, they’re a member of an elitist-class individual that thinks that they’re uppity,” Westmoreland said. Asked to clarify that he used the word “uppity,” Westmoreland said, “Uppity, yeah.”
-Rep. Lynn Westmoreland, Republican congressman from Georgia’s 3rd District, as quoted in The Hill
You know, I was going to make a joke about how John McCain had said, “We’re all Georgians now,” but then I realized Westmoreland is the guy could only come up with three of the Ten Commandments on The Colbert Report. And I can’t top that.
This is the classic, Southern good old boy in the building industry racism that we have in North Carolina, too. Only stupider.