7 votes

House Republicans Focus on Minority Outreach at Former Slave Plantation So They Can Learn How To Talk To Black People

House Republicans gathering to discuss minority outreach picked an odd venue for the retreat — a former slave plantation.

Weary GOPers left Washington Wednesday for the Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Va., where they’re recuperating and focusing on unity after last year’s rough-and-tumble fiscal cliff fight with Democrats.

Panels will take place in the resort’s “Burwell Plantation” room, named after the family that once owned the plantation. The luxury resort is now owned by billionaire Philip Anschutz, a conservative political donor.

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/gop-retreat-slave-p...

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

LOL! I love "The Onion!"

Hey... where's "The Onion" logo?
I notice they want to learn how to talk to minorities and women. I feel so... special...

Love or fear? Chose again with every breath.

I don't think it's an Onion story. I think it's real.

Or were you just being funny? So hard to tell when in writing!
I saw it on Jon Stewart's Daily Show last night, so it must be real! Lol!

It seems

I was being not very funny... but I was trying - lol! I'll go ahead and post my first thought, it was funnier, just less "socially acceptable..."

Tell them they should call me "Toots." I won't answer to "Hey, nigger!" either.

Love or fear? Chose again with every breath.

I get ya.

!

Maybe someone should bring this up on Reince's survey

Hilarious!