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Lynn Westmoreland Uppity

Obama Gets Tough. Too Little, Too Late?

John Ridley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Ridley

With the kind of pushback he's been offering, Obama oughta be looking to play cribbage this November with the guys at the assisted living home for Democrats. Except that Obama had himself a siddown with Bill Clinton.

GOP House Candidate Calls Black Newscaster "Uppity"

Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So over the weekend, there was much discussion over the word "uppity" -- and whether its segregation-era connotation still lingers when applied to Afr...

Westmoreland Defends "Uppity" Obama Comment

LA Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Heretofore little-known Rep. Lynn Westmoreland of Georgia was born in 1950 in Atlanta and was raised in one of its surrounding communities. Rep. Whic...

GOP Congressman Calls Obama "Uppity"

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Georgia Republican Rep. Lynn Westmoreland used the racially-tinged term "uppity" to describe Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama Thursday. ...