Marilyn Davenport, tea party activist and Republican should resign over racist “ape” photo of Obamaby President of Somos A. Bustos on Apr. 18, 2011, under Extremists who attack birth right citizenship / Pro Life hypocrisy, The Nativist Anti-immigrant Movement
Marilyn Davenport, a tea party activist and elected member of the central committee of the Republican Party of Orange County, has been peddling a racist photo and email. The caption beneath the picture read, “Now you know why no birth certificate.” Lately, Donald Trump has jumped on the nativist and birther bandwagon and he has also been questioning Obama’s birthplace, and it’s no wonder they are all crawling out of their rocks again.
I have said it all along….the Tea Party movement has been hijacked by the birthers, nativists, and anti-immigrant racists. They don’t belong in the Party of Abraham Lincoln and the GOP leadership needs to ask for her resignation because we cannot continue to afford the continued and overt blatant racism. If leadership doesn’t step up and correct her racism, our Party will continue to be seen as the old Caucasian Party and our ethnic membership numbers will continue to dwindle. We have too many of these nativists in our Party as it is — from Russell Pearce, to Rand Paul, to Michele Bachmann, to Jerry Moran, to Mike Lee, to David Vitter and now Donald Trump. The birther movement keeps growing via the Tea party movement, and each day they are being recognized as folks who meet at rallies because they simply hate the President.
I am very glad that Republicans that know her are asking her to resign. Kudos to Scott Baugh (OC GOP Chairman) for telling her this photo was racist, and you can hear him in this video asking her to resign.
These photos are despicable, now where’s the Tequila?