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Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Racist Obama Button at GOP TX Convention

The Dallas Morning News reports this button was being sold at a booth at the GOP Convention in Texas. They didn't just go after Obama, however. Hispanics and John McCain were also targets. According to the paper's blog:

At the Republican state convention, a booth hosted by Republicanmarket was selling a pin Saturday that says: If Obama is President will we still call it the White House.

There were other pins that weren't necessarily conveying the positive, inclusive, united front that has been portrayed during the convention. One said, "Press 1 for English. Press 2 for Deportation" and another, "I will hold my nose when I vote for McCain"

A search of the company's site reveals they also offer other racist pins, including this one:

According to Think Progress, the company also offers this Hillary pin:

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