Well. So much for subtle, covert racism, and so much for people who can't stand Obama because he's black making up other reasons to justify their opposition. Apparently a company is selling — and people are actually buying and proudly displaying — "Don't Re-Nig" bumper stickers to gear up for the 2012 presidential election.
From the Huffington Post:
A photograph of a bumper sticker that features racist, anti-Obama language has gone viral on Facebook and other social networks.
The sticker reads "Don't Re-Nig In 2012," in large white type, above smaller text that reads: "Stop repeat offenders. Don't re-elect Obama!"
The offensive design appears to have originated at a site called Stumpy's Stickers, where it can be purchased. The site sells variations on the same idea, including another "Don't Re-Nig" design and a caricature of a black man's face with a missing tooth, a picture of a chimp that reads "Obama 2012," and another with a drawing of several Ku Klux Klan members that reads "The Original Boys In The Hood."
It's horrifying that people feel this way, but it's certainly not shocking or new. Are we a little refreshed that some Americans are at least owning the real source of their opposition to the president?
Read more at the Huffington Post.