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Title: "NOT the 'whiteman's bitch."
Post by: George on July 21, 2010, 08:44:50 PM
I don't get this... please explain it to me.  Quoting from the article...

Board rejects 'whiteman' ballot language from Milwaukee candidate


Madison — State elections officials narrowly rejected a Milwaukee Assembly candidate's attempt to run with the slogan "NOT the 'whiteman's bitch' " under her name on the ballot.

Ieshuh Griffin, a Milwaukee independent running to replace retiring Rep. Annette "Polly" Williams (D-Milwaukee), said in response she would sue the Government Accountability Board for infringing on her freedom of speech.

"I'm not making a derogatory statement toward an ethnic group. I'm stating what I'm not," Griffin told board members. "It's my constitutional right to freedom of speech."

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http://www.jsonline.com/news/statepolitics/98941309.html