Backlash from GOP Against Tea Party Spitters

March 23, 2010 at 12:58 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment
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Republican Congressman Tim Ryan (D-OH) called on the Republican Party to distance itself from the behavior of tea party protesters who spat on black members of Congress.  Congressmen John Lewis (D-GA) and Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) were also the targets of racial slurs and House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) has received faxes with racial slurs and images of nooses.  In addition, derogatory epithets were hurled at Congressman Barney Frank (D-MA), an openly gay member of Congress.

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