Immigration Director Hosts Party With Guest In Blackface

This post, written by Paddy, originally appeared on Cliff Schecter's Brave New Blog

This woman is just too much.
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Department of Homeland Security will investigate a Halloween costume party hosted by a top immigration official and attended by a man dressed in a striped prison outfit, dreadlocks and darkened skin make-up, a costume some say is offensive, the department's secretary said.
Julie Myers, head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement and host of the fundraising party, was on a three-judge panel that originally praised the prisoner costume for "originality."
"Some say" is offensive? What the hell is unoffensive about a man in blackface, dreadlocks and a prison uniform?
Any sane manager of anything would know this is unacceptable.... oh, wait- seems this Julie Myers is another of Bush's crony appointments who has NO qualifications for the job, at all.

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