Then they came for the “drunken negro face” baker.
And, I did not speak up because I wasn’t a baker.
The Obama Secret Service is investigating Arnold Diaz, the “Drunken Negro Face” cookie baker in New York.
From the video: “Shocking,” “appalling,” and “racist”: These are just some of the words used to describe what’s for sale at a well-known bakery in Greenwich Village. While much of America celebrated Barack Obama’s inauguration, Fox 5’s Arnold Diaz found that this bakery marked the occasion with a controversial cookie that the owner calls a “drunken negro face.”
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It’s been over a month since Greenwich Village baker Ted Kefalinos sparked outrage over his so-called “Drunken Negro Face” cookies, and the controversy will still not go away, despite his fumbling attempts to apologize. The New Black Panthers have been protesting on Saturdays outside his bakery, and the Secret Service paid him a visit because of his alleged remarks that “Obama will get he deserves, just like Lincoln.” In a Villager article that can only be described as pure gold, Kefalinos says, “I get both sides. I get people who praise me and call me genius. I even got one guy who wanted to send 100 drunk Negroes to beat me into submission — and he was going to video it…There’s one guy who calls himself Denzel Washington. He wanted me to personally apologize for the cookie. I hung up on him. “
Naturally, My Fox NY’s Arnold Diaz, who broke the story with in one of his classic “Shame” segments, has been following up, and reports that State Senator Thomas Duane pressured Kefalinos to take a racial sensitivity training session. But Duane says, “He really needs to undergo much more sensitivity training because I’m not sure that he’s completely got the message yet. If he doesn’t… the marketplace will put him out of business.”