02/10/2006 02:50 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Mary Matalin: Lady MacCheney calls Civil rights leaders racists

There have been quite a few insane rants about Coretta King's funeral by conservatives, but Mary wins the award as giving the most "off the wall" of them all. Read the transcript from her appearance on Hannity & Colmes:

MATALIN: -- the achievement gap between the white and black students at a high, closing, narrowing. I mean, you know, I think these civil rights leaders are nothing more than racists. And they're keeping constituency, they're keeping their neighborhoods and their African-American brothers enslaved, if you will, by continuing to let them think that they're --or forced to think that they're victims, that the whole system is against them. Articulate it better, Sean; it's so sad to me

You can also see the video here.

Is there anything worst than listening to a privileged white woman who hasn't had to worry about a nickel in her life lecturing African Americans about matters of race and poverty? I'm wondering if the female version of Dick Cheney has ever had a person cross the street to avoid her because of the color of her skin?

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