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Wed Jan 23, 2013, 12:54 PM

Rapid City, S.D., alderman to black TV reporter: 'Should we deport you back to Kenya with Obama?'

http://jimromenesko.com/2013/01/23/rapid-city-councilman-apologizes-for-racist-comments-to-tv-reporter/

Last August, KOTA-TV (Rapid City, SD) reporter Taisha Walker called Rapid City alderman Bill Clayton and asked how he planned to vote on a proposed property tax increase. He responded by asking her how she planned to vote in the presidential election, then making racist remarks.

“Should we deport you back to Kenya with Obama?” Walker says the alderman asked her. “Are you even American; are you American?” he also said.

The journalist filed a complaint against Clayton, and on Tuesday he finally apologized for what he said. He claims he doesn’t watch KOTA news and didn’t know that Walker was black.

He said at Tuesday’s council meeting: "I apologize to the KOTA reporter, I apologize to everybody on this council for any discord that I might have caused, I apologize to the city staff who had to spend their valuable time taking care of this, I apologize to the citizens of Rapid City."

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Reply Rapid City, S.D., alderman to black TV reporter: 'Should we deport you back to Kenya with Obama?' (Original post)
Newsjock Jan 2013 OP
TwilightGardener Jan 2013 #1
Comrade Grumpy Jan 2013 #4
tilsammans Jan 2013 #8
JustAnotherGen Jan 2013 #2
srican69 Jan 2013 #3
superpatriotman Jan 2013 #5
lpbk2713 Jan 2013 #6
Scuba Jan 2013 #7
snooper2 Jan 2013 #9

Response to Newsjock (Original post)

Wed Jan 23, 2013, 12:56 PM

1. Rapid City is as right-wing as it gets in SD. I don't think he'll be punished, but he needs to be

removed from his position.

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Response to TwilightGardener (Reply #1)

Wed Jan 23, 2013, 01:22 PM

4. Rapid City is positively liberal compared to some of the rural counties.

It's a very conservative state, although perhaps that's changing now with all the growth in the Sioux Falls area. Sioux Falls seems to be going Democratic, and it's the largest city in the state.

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Response to Comrade Grumpy (Reply #4)

Wed Jan 23, 2013, 02:20 PM

8. Sioux Falls has a LOT of Democrats . . .

. . . I'm very happy to say.

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Response to Newsjock (Original post)

Wed Jan 23, 2013, 12:57 PM

2. He's a racist

Who calls me and this woman AND President Obama a n*gger every chance he gets. He's not sorry for anything. And because of that . . .I hope he chokes on his lunch so he's not alive to be an asshole anymore.

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Response to Newsjock (Original post)

Wed Jan 23, 2013, 12:57 PM

3. I feel bad for these racists .... they are just dying to go out and say it

say the N- word and all the mean shitty things

but they cant ....

can you imagine how miserable it must be for these wretched fucks!!!

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Response to Newsjock (Original post)

Wed Jan 23, 2013, 01:25 PM

5. Total BS

He asks everybody if they should be deported to Kenya.

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Response to Newsjock (Original post)

Wed Jan 23, 2013, 01:26 PM

6. "Hey ... I didn't know" ... just like George Allen's notorious "macaca" statement.




Two weasels from the same cookie cutter.


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Response to Newsjock (Original post)

Wed Jan 23, 2013, 02:20 PM

7. "I am sincerely regretful that I exposed myself as a racist asshole."

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Response to Newsjock (Original post)

Wed Jan 23, 2013, 02:33 PM

9. This happened last August , there is supposed to be an "investigative report"

on their website but I'll be damned if I can find it...


www.rcgov.org

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