Things in South Carolina, as usual, are extra special:

With a bead of sweat rolling down the side of his face outside a Columbia bar, Republican S.C. Sen. Jake Knotts called Lexington Rep. Nikki Haley, an Indian-American Republican woman running for governor, a “raghead” several times while explaining how he believed she was hiding her true religion from voters.

“She’s a fucking raghead,” Knotts said.

He later clarified his statement. He did not mean to use the F-word.

Yes, because the F-word was the problem with that statement.   Arguably, that’s not even the worst of it, though—just the most racial slur-y.  Go check out the whole article. (h/t)

  1. #1 by Joshua on June 5, 2010 - 7:05 AM

    That counts as a LOL. But you have to remember it’s South Carolina. Those people are still fighting the Civil War. Oops sorry, The War of Northern Aggression.

    • #2 by Chadwick on June 5, 2010 - 8:01 AM

      Says the man from Virginia…

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