Thursday, August 24, 2006

"Ah'm tellin' ya. Ya should've called him

a 'wog,' instead."

The perfect storm of stupidity.

AFP/Paul J. Richards

An obscure word played for laughs from a mostly white crowd at the expense of a man of Indian descent clouds what has been a bright political career for Sen. George Allen, including any White House plans.

The Republican, seeking a second term as he explores a 2008 presidential run, apologized directly Wednesday to the Democratic aide he targeted, then joined President Bush for a private fundraiser in the Virginia suburbs of Washington.

full story here.