They shouted "nigger" at congressman and civil rights hero John Lewis, spat on congressman Emanuel Cleaver and yelled "faggot" at congressman Barney Frank.
In the year 2010.
That's how far some in the Tea Party have come. This short floor speach by Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan is a well-expressed response. I have always believed, and see no evidence to the contrary, that much of the Tea Party's hatred for the President is about race and nothing but race. Yesterday reinforced that belief.