Jennifer, I’d like to introduce you to the beautiful Deneen Borelli.
Aside from being beautiful: She’s also smart, black, and a Tea Party Activist, among her many other positive attributes and interests, I'm sure.
How do conservatives/teabaggers expect to attract African-American voters when they publicly disrespect African-American members of Congress? The hypocrisy of the right is almost unbelievable.
With Project 21’s Black conservative involvement, the above seems to be lacking in respect for the many voices of conservatism and the Tea Party movement. The threads of hypocrisy span out like a spider’s web and, with enough unrest, everyone gets caught-up in some sticky ideology. The most forgiving thing about that is having faith in something Reagan said years ago “If we’re ever attacked by another planet, we’ll all just be human together.” (bad rendering, perhaps, but you’ll get the drift.)
"It should go without saying that racial slurs are offensive and uncalled for," added Borelli. "But progressives seem far more aggressive in hurling racist comments than Tea Party members. I find that all the time on my e-mail after I appear on television or radio." (Borelli)
"In an attempt to inject race into the national debate about government running our nation's health care system, Representative Charlie Rangel made false allegations about the Tea Parties when he said that '[y]ou don't see any black folks in these groups. Ever, ever, ever, ever, ever.' Considering he's never invited me -- or any of his conservative colleagues, for that matter -- for insight on reworking one-sixth of our economy, he obviously must not realize I am black. He also failed to see the other black faces I've seen at the many tea party rallies I've attended and spoken at over the past few months." (Borelli)
When things tend to get slung-ugly to the right and to the left, it’s usually because something's really wrong down front and center. That’s my idiosyncratic view of things, and I’m sticking to it.