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Is Elitist Code for Uppity?: On the Last Day of the 2008 Republican Convention, a Georgian Congressman Hits the Obamas with the U-Word

The Hill reported today that a Republican congressman, bluntly and without apology, used the “U-word” to describe the Obamas: Georgia Republican Rep. Lynn Westmoreland used the racially-tinged term “uppity” to describe Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama Thursday.   Westmoreland was … Continue reading

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