Expert on blowing
- Feb 12, 2003
at least she didn't make whitey work the fields planting soy beansDays after the NAACP clashed with Tea Party members over allegations of racism, a video has surfaced showing an Agriculture Department official regaling an NAACP audience with a story about how she withheld help to a white farmer facing bankruptcy ? video that now has forced the official to resign.
Shirley Sherrod, the department?s Georgia director of Rural Development, is shown in the clip describing ?the first time I was faced with having to help a white farmer save his farm.? Sherrod, who is black, claimed the farmer took a long time trying to show he was ?superior? to her. The audience laughed as she described how she determined his fate.
white farmers are an odd lot: they're red-neckish, yet some take gov't subsidies, strongly championed by democrats.