Country Singer: Counting RNC Blacks Is Racist

In today's link roundup: Clay Aiken's "How many black Republicans can you spot?" drinking game hit a sore spot with one country singer. Plus: GOP worries about producing enough "angry white guys."

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Country singer says counting Republican-convention blacks is racist: Watching Republican National Convention coverage, Clay Aiken tweeted, "Playing drinking game with my brother now. We drink every time we see a black person on screen at the RNC convention. #soberasamormon." (Not exactly original, but probably fun.) But country singer John Rich (if you didn't know he was the Racism Police, now you know) said the joke was "racist" and "idiotic."

Outrageous anti-Obama signs: "Somewhere in Kenya, a village is missing an idiot" is a leftover from 2008, but a Hanson, Mass., billboard has taken hateful attacks to another level entirely, featuring a little girl calling the president "you jerk" and giving him the middle finger. Wow.

GOP worries about producing enough "angry white guys": "The demographics race we're losing badly," Sen. Lindsey Graham (S.C.) said. "We're not generating enough angry white guys to stay in business for the long term."

A 100-year-old driver hits 11 people: Eleven people, most of them children, were injured Wednesday afternoon when a 100-year-old man backed his car out of a supermarket parking lot and collided with a group near a school in south Los Angeles, NBC Los Angeles reports.

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