Sunday, June 14, 2009

Republican Calls Michelle Obama a Gorilla

As many of you of you may or may not know, yesterday, June 13th, 2009, a gorilla escaped from Riverbanks Zoo. That prompted a prominent republican, to make the connection between Michelle Obama and the primate. This just shows the continued decline in racial acceptance and tolerance. Shame on you Rusty Depass.

Article Via ABC News:

GOP Activist Makes Controversial Remarks
Written by Robin Hinson
Saturday, 13 June 2009 22:48

Friday's gorilla escape at Riverbanks Zoo prompted a prominent Republican to make some controversial remarks about First Lady Michelle Obama.

In an article posted on the website,, Rusty Depass, a former chair of the State Election Commission, commented on the gorilla escape on

The post says quote, "I'm sure it (referring to the ape), is just one of Michelle's ancestors...probably harmless."

ABC Columbia News attempted to contact Depass, but he did not return our phone calls.

ss, but he did not return our phone calls

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