Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Tribal Council

Up for ejection from the virtual island of Left Blogistan is Marietta, Georgia bar owner Mike Norman. That is, racist Marietta, Georgia bar owner Mike Norman.


Marietta bar owner Mike Norman says the T-shirts he's peddling, featuring a look-a-like of cartoon chimp Curious George peeling a banana, with "Obama in '08" underneath, are not meant to offend.

Norman acknowledged the imagery's Jim Crow roots but said he sees nothing wrong with depicting a prominent African-American as a monkey,

No, nothing wrong at all.

Mr.Norman, you have been voted off the island. The tribe has spoken.


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