Blacker than thou, cracker!

I want to piggyback on Lindsay's post about those vile race-baiting ads that accuse the Dems' of having a single-minded focus on killing as many black babies as possible, especially when, you know, "you make a little mistake with one of your 'hos.'"

The ads are being sponsored by America's PAC. Its primary funder is one J. Patrick Rooney, a retired businessman and "a strong proponent of school choice scholarship programs." According to Sourcewatch, Rooney was the driving force behind a prominent black conservative group, People of Color United, which ran ads on African-American radio stations bashing Kerry in 2004.

Rooney is proud of his leadership position in the all-black church he attends, telling the Washington post "They finally elected me over other black people to their church board."

Here's Rooney:

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