Monday, July 28, 2014
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They wish they were in the land of cotton....

Fans of the #GOPshutdown show their true colors.

They wish they were in the land of cotton....

The Confederate flag -- apparently it's not just for Delco anymore...

CNN describes the rally as having a distinct Tea Party-esque flavor, heavy on the anti-Obama sentiment:

One speaker went as far as saying the president was a Muslim and separately urged the crowd of hundreds to initiate a peaceful uprising.

“I call upon all of you to wage a second American nonviolent revolution, to use civil disobedience, and to demand that this president leave town, to get up, to put the Quran down, to get up off his knees, and to figuratively come out with his hands up,” said Larry Klayman of Freedom Watch, a conservative political advocacy group.

At a certain point, they walked over to the White House, bringing the barriers with them — and at least one large Confederate flag:

Well, I guess there's one benefit to the #GOPShutdown -- at least the nation and the world are seeing the Tea Party's true colors, shining through.

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