Republicans are outraged after South Carolina Democratic Party Chairman Dick Harpootilan’s racist attack on Governor Nicki Haley. The Democratic leader told supporters they’ll send Indian American Nicki Haley “back to wherever the hell she came from.”
The South Carolina Democrats loved it.
Nicki Haley was born in the United States.
The Daily Mail reported:
Conservatives are outraged after a Democrat in South Carolina allegedly insulted Republican Gov. Nikki Haley’s Indian heritage at a party gathering in Columbia on Friday.
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The state’s Democratic Party Chairman, Dick Harpootlian, is believed to have said the party will take on the Conservative in the next gubernatorial race and send ‘Nikki Haley back to wherever the hell she came from.’
Gov. Haley was born in the U.S. but her parents are from India.
Yahoo political reporter Chris Moody tweeted on Friday that Mr Harpootlian made the comment, in support of Democrat challenger Vince Sheheen, who has declared he will run for governor.
There were no details on the venue or context for the comment but Harpootlian is at the helm the 2013 Dem Weekend in Columbia, South Carolina.