Wednesday, February 25, 2009

This Is The Mentality We're Dealing With - UPDATED

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif.—Keyanus Price, an African American, said she was appalled when she received an e-mail from Mayor Dean Grose's personal account that showed a picture of the White House with a watermelon patch imposed as the White House garden.

...Grose's e-mail included the picture with a heading that read, "No Easter Egg hunt this year."

UPDATE (2/27/09 8:45pm):
AP: LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — The mayor of a small Southern California city says he will resign after being criticized for sharing an e-mail picture depicting the White House lawn planted with watermelons under the title "No Easter egg hunt this year."

Los Alamitos Mayor Dean Grose issued a statement Thursday saying he is sorry and will step down as mayor at Monday's City Council meeting.


Annette said...

Yeah and he didn't THINK it was racist.. My dying ass.. he knew just exactly what it was and didn't give a shit.. I hate these damn people..

Fraulein said...

This kind of thing is why, for so long, I was afraid to believe Obama could actually get elected. Now it's up to us to expose neanderthals like this mayor and make it clear what kind of damage they're doing to the country.