I love the smell of bigotry in the morning, it smells like comedy. An old white guy in Tennessee, who can barely speak English, and who is convinced that all his “white male” rights are being taken away from him, went off on Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s candidacy and the degeneracy of the Democratic party, in one fell swoop. This is classic.
NEW: “We got a QUEER running for President… the white man has very few rights.”
Watch @SevierCounty Commissioner Warren Hurst’s homophobic, bigoted outburst Monday, telling folks to “wake up”.
Mayor’s office: 865-453-6136
— The Tennessee Holler (@TheTNHoller) October 22, 2019
“It’s time we wake up people, it’s time, it’s past time. We got a queer running for president, if that ain’t about as ugly as you can get. Look what we got running for president in the Democratic party. We can go over here to [the local] Hoss’ jail and get better people out of there than those running for Democratic [sic] to be president of the United States.”
Maybe we should change the labels on our trains of thought in this country, from liberals and conservatives to accepting v. fearful — or get even more basic, smart v. stupid. I’ll be surprised if Donald Trump doesn’t give this guy a medal, he so typifies the degenerate strains in our culture, the same strains that put Trump in office. I was impressed with the woman who called bullshit and walked out. Now that’s where the hope of this country truly lies, is in the individual, standing up to these losers on a one-on-one basis and speaking out. That has always been the case in America and it is the case right now, in one of our darkest hours.