Monday, September 08, 2008

Fortuitous: Colbert Interviews the "Uppity" Congressman from Atlanta

Update on earlier entry: "How Far We Haven't Come: Racism & Sexism Partners in Bigotry" about the Republican Georgia Congressman, Lynn Westmoreland who recently called Michelle and Barack Obama "uppity." 

In the good ole Old South the term was "uppity negroes" or "uppity N-word".  Westmoreland later claimed [lied] that he had no idea that was a racially tinged /charged term. Bullsh*t.

Too bad Colbert didn't know about that quote before this interview. However, the redneck bigot comes through loud and clear anyway. And this is Colbert at his best:

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