Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke Calls CNN’s Marc Lamont Hill a ‘Jigaboo’ on Twitter

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Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke proved that he is, in fact, the real-life embodiment of Stephen from Django when he took to Twitter on Tuesday to attack CNN’s Marc Lamont Hill after Hill said “mediocre Negroes” are being used as “photo ops” for Donald Trump.


Hill appeared on Monday’s edition of CNN Tonight with Don Lemon. Lemon asked Hill to give his thoughts on Steve Harvey’s visit with President-elect Donald Trump. Hill said that while he had a lot of respect for Harvey, he didn’t like the way he saw Harvey and others being used by Trump.

“Yeah, it’s a bunch of mediocre Negroes being dragged in front of TV as a photo op for Donald Trump’s exploitive campaign against black people,” Hill said, drawing the on-air ire of Bruce LeVell, executive director of the National Diversity Coalition for Trump, and the Twitter fingers of Clarke, who began name-calling and hurling insults at Hill on Tuesday morning.

“I am tired of this jigaboo telling black people who they should be, what they should do,” Clarke wrote. “He’s a lackey for Democrats.”

Clark continued to insult Hill, invoking Booker T. Washington and Frederick Douglass (whose name he misspelled in the process) as he did.

“Marc Lamont Hill would call Frederick Douglas [sic] a ‘mediocre negro,’” Clarke said. “If Douglas is a ‘mediocre negro’ that would make Hill a slime ball.”


Not one to back down from an argument, Hill fired back on Twitter.

“I know YOU ain’t talking about me, dog,” Hill said. “YOU?!? Also, jigaboo?!?!? mwahahahahahhahahahahahahahahahah”


Hill added: “If you think Frederick Douglas would be a Trump supporter, then you have no sense of history or an adequate understanding of Douglas.”


Clarke had no further response after Hill tweeted back to him.

Maybe he realized he was projecting with all that jigaboo nonsense.


Tipsy Longstocking

Clarke uses the word “jigaboo”. That tells me all I need to know about his circle of friends.

Also - are we really going to claim the Republican party of Douglass’ day is the same as today? Are we? Because that’s just asinine. But again. Circle of friends.