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Sun Dec 1, 2013, 03:13 PM Dec 2013

Republican National Committee thanks civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks for ‘ending racism’

The Republican National Committee (RNC) thanked Rosa Parks for “her role in ending racism” in a tweet published early this morning.

Recent studies indicate that, far from being “ended,” the majority of Americans are still racist against black people.

The tweet didn’t include a link to the GOP’s more anodyne “Message Celebrating Rosa Parks,” in which RNC Chairman Reince Priebus said that “[w]e remember and honor Rosa Parks today for the role she played in fighting racism and ending segregation.”

“Rosa Parks was a hero of the civil rights movement,” said Chairman Priebus. “On this day 58 years ago, the 42-year-old seamstress took a bold stand—by staying seated. Her arrest ignited a bus boycott that challenged the injustice of segregation and in turn helped to change this nation for the better.”


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Republican National Committee thanks civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks for ‘ending racism’ (Original Post) RandySF Dec 2013 OP
This must the the GOP campaign called Turbineguy Dec 2013 #1
Good thing she cleared up that whole racism thing gollygee Dec 2013 #2
I literally facepalmed. PeaceNikki Dec 2013 #3
well ... napkinz Dec 2013 #4
Who the hell writes their tweets? Michele Bachmann? nt nyquil_man Dec 2013 #5
Ignorance is only Faux pas Dec 2013 #6
There's now a #racismendedwhen hashtag on Twitter gollygee Dec 2013 #7
That level of stupid should be immediately and excruciatingly painful. hobbit709 Dec 2013 #8


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2. Good thing she cleared up that whole racism thing
Sun Dec 1, 2013, 03:24 PM
Dec 2013

so people don't have to deal with it anymore.

/sarcam. Obviously.

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