Filed Under: JUST FIRE THIS BASTARD
Looks like the “We didn’t know” claim is going to prevail during this administration when obvious racist rants are madeÃ‚ from officials like this one. Unless this idiot has been living under a rock and he looks old as hell to me, his claim that he didn’t know about the connection between watermelons, racism and blacks is about as believable as Alice in Wonderland being a ho. This type of sh… needs to be shut down IMMEDIALTEY and idiots like this MUST be made examples of or it will get out of control.
“I have had plenty of my share of chicken and watermelon and all those kinds of jokes,” Price told The Associated Press. “I honestly don’t even understand where he was coming from, sending this to me. As a black person receiving something like this from the city-freakin’-mayor”come on.” The Orange County Register first reported the e-mail on its Web site Tuesday night.
Grose confirmed to the AP that he sent the e-mail to Price and said he didn’t mean to offend her. He said he was unaware of the racial stereotype that black people like watermelons. He said he and Price are friends and serve together on a community youth board. “Bottom line is, we laugh at things and I didn’t see this in the same light that she did,” Grose told the AP. “I’m sorry. It wasn’t sent to offend her personally”or anyone”from the stand point of the African-American race.” Grose, who became mayor in December, said he sent an apology e-mail to Price and her boss and also left her a voicemail apology.
Regardless, Price said it will be difficult for