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Orange County Republican Marilyn Davenport has made a statement regarding her racist E-mail portraying the President and his mother and father as chimpanzees.  

I'm sorry if my email offended anyone. I simply found it amusing regarding the character of Obama and all the questions surrounding his origin of birth. In no way did I even consider the fact he's half black when I sent out the email. In fact, the thought never entered my mind until one or two other people tried to make this about race. We all know a double standard applies regarding this president. I received plenty of emails about George Bush that I didn't particularly like yet there was no 'cry' in the media about them. One only has to go to Youtube or Google Images to see a plethora or lampooning videos and pictures of Obama, Bush and other politicians. That being said, I will NOT resign my central committee position over this matter that the average person knows and agrees is much to do about nothing. Again, for those select few who might be truly offended by viewing a copy of an email I sent to a select list of friends and acquaintances, unlike the liberal left when they do the same, I offer my sincere apologies to you--the email was not meant for you. For any of my friends or acquaintances who were the recipients of my email and were truly offended, please call me so I may offer a sincere verbal apology to you

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I'm sorry if my email offended anyone. I simply found it amusing regarding the character of Obama and all the questions surrounding his origin of birth.

No racist can ever actually apologize for their actions.  They must always state they are sorry you’re such an asshole for taking offense at their racism.

Obama’s character is that of a chimpanzee to her and she is a brain dead birther so because she is unable to believe the president was born in the state of Hawaii that reflects upon his character and that makes him a monkey.  Ok.

 In no way did I even consider the fact he's half black when I sent out the email. In fact, the thought never entered my mind until one or two other people tried to make this about race.

Now this one is a real racist hit.  They cannot allow you to be what you define yourself as, in the Presidents case a Black man.  They must minimize and apply the slave masters formulations on the value of negros by the percentage of their white skin.  In this case she didn’t consider he’s half a Black when making him a monkey.  She must have missed when the dust up over shooting Obama as an ape occurred in the New York press, but actually I doubt she missed it another hallmark of the racist is to double down in the face of racist imagery, who the heck are Black people to take offense anyway.

I received plenty of emails about George Bush that I didn't particularly like yet there was no 'cry' in the media about them. One only has to go to Youtube or Google Images to see a plethora or lampooning videos and pictures of Obama, Bush and other politicians

Now this is just logically twisted.  She hated getting disparaging e-mails about George W. Bush, so she decides to strike a blow against what she hates by sending out disparaging e-mails about Barack Obama.  What moral universe do these racist live in?

That's the apology portion of the presentation, now let's get to the part the racist really wanted to say.

That being said, I will NOT resign my central committee position over this matter that the average person knows and agrees is much to do about nothing.  Again, for those select few who might be truly offended by viewing a copy of an email I sent to a select list of friends and acquaintances, unlike the liberal left when they do the same, I offer my sincere apologies to you--the email was not meant for you. For any of my friends or acquaintances who were the recipients of my email and were truly offended, please call me so I may offer a sincere verbal apology to you

She isn’t going anywhere, and if you took offense at this…well you’re an abnormal person because average people are cool with racism.  She really meant to send this to her racist friends that she was confident would find racism hilarious (get a list of the people who remain her friends for a who’s who of Republican racist of Orange Country), she didn’t mean to send it to anyone who is not a racist, and if any of the racist she sent it to have an issue with it call her and she’ll apologize in person or in other words my friends didn’t take offense and if anyone else did I’m not apologizing to you.

So there you have it.  How a racist apologizes, and the fact she’s a sweet old lady according to Republican sources doesn’t really mean much to me.  My mom is a sweet old lady now too, and I expect this racist lady would have been an analog of the many people who would spit on her for attempting to buy a coke at the 5 and dime store sitting on the white peoples stools.  I guess I didn’t expect troglodyte racist to become sweet old respected ladies, but then again I’m always shocked at what shocks me, I grew up in this country.
Updated by Adept2u at Mon Apr 18, 2011 at 04:43 PM PDT

I've enjoyed interacting with everyone in comments, and despite some recent additions to the conversation it has been fruitful.  I'm going to go and celebrate the Sedar with my in laws.  I've found participating with them in the past has given me perspective about how long one must fight for equality and freedom...The answer is until it is won.


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