Patriot Freedom Alliance, the Tea Party of Hutchinson, Kansas, posted a skunk on it's website with a note stating, "The skunk has replaced the Eagle as the new symbol for the President. It is half black, half white, and almost everything it does, stinks."
"It's satire is what it is," said Patriot Freedom Alliance member Thomas Hymer.
Darrell Pope, president of the Hutchinson, Kansas branch of the NAACP, said he doesn't see the humor in it and called it "a blatant statement of racism... intended to be malicious."
Tea Party supporters can tout Herman Cain all they want, Pope said, but the skunk posting is "a statement of what they're all about."
The offending statement has since been removed from the website, but here's a screen capture;
For more on the subject visit local area paper hutchnews.com and check out Thom Hartmann's interview with Darrell Pope;
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