Georgia Rep. Calls Obamas “Uppity”

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Republican Rep. Lynn Westmoreland tells CQ Politics when discussing the performances of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and Michelle Obama at their respective conventions:

“Honestly, I’ve never paid that much attention to Michelle Obama. Just what little I’ve seen of her and Senator Obama, is that they’re a member of an elitist class … that thinks that they’re uppity.”

Westmoreland’s press secretary later clarifies, says it was meant to be “an adjective for elitism.”

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