Kentucky Congresman sorry for calling Obama “that boy”

Kentucky Republican Congressman Geoff Davis apologized to Democrat Barack Obama after referring to him as a “boy.”

At a Republican gathering Saturday in Kentucky, Davis said, “That boy’s finger does not need to be on the button.”

Davis said Monday it was “a poor choice of words” while discussing national security issues. He sent a letter of apology to Obama, asking for forgiveness.

Obama campaign spokesman Bill Burton called the comment a “condescending and personal attack” on the first African-American presidential candidate to be a leading contender.

Source: NY Daily News/Association Press


Filed under african american, black, black man, change, government, news, obama, politics, race, racism, white folks

2 responses to “Kentucky Congresman sorry for calling Obama “that boy”

  1. c

    i am shaking my head because it’s the same, same thing all the time.

  2. Whoa (seems I’m often reacting to your posts this way)! Unreal … and yet so real. I’m tired.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s