Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Racist Arizona Radio Host Calls Obama A "Monkey"

On her radio show "Hair On Fire," Arizona host Barbara Espinosa called President Obama a "monkey," stating, “I don’t believe in calling him the first black president. I voted for the white guy myself. I call him a monkey.” She defended her statement with the absurd argument, “With a last name of Espinosa I’m anything but racist.” On her blog, Espinosa confirmed that she made the remark and stated, "Unless there has been a takeover of America and free speech is no longer allowed and I can be put to death for making a remark, I refuse to take the fifth." Espinosa's attempt to make this a free speech issue is pathetic; no one is proposing to execute her for her remark. At the same time, one listen to Espinosa is all it takes to accurately call her an ignorant racist:

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