Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson doubled down on racial remarks he made over the weekend, in which he called conservative Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas an “Uncle Tom” for standing against affirmative action, CNN reported.
When asked by reporter Dana Bash to clarify his comments, the Democrat said the Supreme Court has been “adverse” to the black community. Miss Bash pointed out that the term “Uncle Tom” could be viewed as racist and would not be appropriate if used by a white person.
“But I’m black,” Mr. Thompson responded.
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