Former SC GOP Exec Director Fires Off Racially-Charged Tweets During The Super Bowl *Graphic
And the GOP wonders why they lost?
During last night‚Äôs Super Bowl, former South Carolina GOP executive director and current legal correspondent for Fox‚Äôs Good Day Columbia Todd Kincannon sent out a flurry of racially-charged tweets, stirring controversy among social media users.
Kincannon‚Äôs tweets largely involved ‚Äújokes‚ÄĚ about Trayvon Martin, dick-sucking, Hurricane Katrina, and black people.
After receiving much criticism for his Trayvon Martin remark, Kincannon dug in deeper, thrice more invoking the shooting victim's name as a punchline:
And, given the mid-game blackout, Kincannon took the opportunity to make a "joke" about the arena and its use as shelter for the "poors" among New Orleans' majority black population during Hurricane Katrina:
The tweets sent off a flurry of negative responses, which was met with the legal analyst doubling down on his remarks, laughing off criticism, and re-tweeting dozens of supportive responses.
[h/t Anthony De Rosa]