Thursday, September 10, 2009

"Southern Chivalry"

South Carolina Rethug Joe "Shit For Brains" Wilson's outburst at President Obama's speech last night was the most recent in a long line of breaches of decorum by South Carolina political thugs. This 1856 lithograph by James Magee illustrates the attack by South Carolina racist Congressman Preston Brooks on emancipationist Sen. Charles Sumner in the Senate chamber. Some things never change.

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