A spokesman for Corey Stewart, Republican nominee for Senate in Virginia, had loads to say on Fb and Twitter about Democratic Rep. John Lewis (“#PompousAss”), civil rights icon Rosa Parks (“give me a effing break”), and black leaders (they’re afraid of “being labeled an #UncleTom #Oreo #HouseNegro”), CNN reviews.
CNN’s KFile discovered these inflammatory social media posts by Rick Shaftan, who didn’t reply to a request for remark, relationship again to 2014. In October of that yr, Shaftan tweeted, “There are numerous parallels between the ‘Home Negro’ and the GOP Institution.” In September 2017, KFile reviews, Shaftan wrote on Fb that “Black ‘leaders’ are working additional time to isolate ‘the neighborhood’ from everybody who is not Black. And nearly no black individuals will say something for worry of being labeled an #UncleTom #Oreo #HouseNegro.”
He additionally allegedly took photographs at Parks and Lewis, tweeting in September 2015, “Rosa Parks. Give me a effing break. How about PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY?” Schlafly was a conservative activist. In January 2017, he requested, “So what has John Lewis achieved in addition to get beat up 50+ years in the past. #PompousAss.” In 1965, Lewis was overwhelmed whereas marching for voting rights in Alabama. Learn extra of Shaftan’s posts at CNN.