Marietta bar owner Mike Norman says the T-shirts he’s peddling, featuring a look-a-like of cartoon chimp Curious George peeling a banana, with “Obama in ’08” underneath, are not meant to offend.
Norman acknowledged the imagery’s Jim Crow roots but said he sees nothing wrong with depicting a prominent African-American as a monkey,
I will have to disagree, this IS racist, but then I say “so what”?
Let the misguided be misguided. Appeal to their better nature and if it doesn’t stop then abandon them. This isn’t clever or funny or some kind of statement, it’s pure and simple racism.
Someone should start printing up John Mcain with George W. Bush working him as a hand puppet (with the puppet hung from GeeDub’s crotch)