Not a racist, but ...

Not a racist, but ….

*The headline quotes a bearded Louisiana white man who is up in arms because a community is attempting to move forward with plans to rename a half-mile stretch of road after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The self-proclaimed ‘not racist’ man says if this plan does manifest, it will force him to reveal his “racist ways.”


In a video clip from a St. Bernard Parish council meeting posted by, the man states “I’ve never had a racist bone in my body. I’ve worked for a bunch of ’em, been in their houses, been in a lot of your guys’ houses,” said the bearded white man who was not identified. “But if you keep pushing me I will show you my racist ways.”

Wonder what he means by that.

He also made other disparaging comments. Like  Mitch Landrieu, mayor of New Orleans, can “go to hell” and “praise the Lord for (Gov.) Bobby Jindal.”

Talking Points Memo reports that someone else said if the street name was changed to reflect that of Dr. King, the road would lead to crime.

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