Actually, I am, because I know this is not normal. Still, shit like this never surprises me – not here.
Marietta tavern owner Mike Norman says the T-shirts he’s peddling, featuring cartoon chimp Curious George peeling a banana, with “Obama in ’08” scrolled underneath, are “cute.” But to a coalition of critics, the shirts are an insulting exploitation of racial stereotypes from generations past.
Lovely. I live here in Georgia because I know the majority is not like this – even conservatives. Still, it makes me wince and feel embarrassed for the entire state.