Being a Democrat Means Never Having to Say 'Sorry for That Racial Slur'

-By Warner Todd Huston

Well, maybe you might have to apologize, but you certainly don’t have to pay any political price for your racial slur… if you’re a Democrat, that is. Witness the incident in New Mexico where a Democrat called her Hispanic descended, Republican Governor “the Mexican” on the floor of the House of Representatives and paid no price for it.

As it happens, New Mexico Democratic state Rep. Sheryl Williams Stapleton was a tad upset over an investigation into her salary by KRQE-TV at the end of October. Apparently Stapleton was continuing to accept her salary as an administrator of an Albuquerque public school while at the same time serving as a State Rep, a no-no according to the rules.

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