Georgia State Rep. Jason Spencer Resigns After Shouting the N-Word on Sacha Baron Cohen's 'Who Is America?'
The video is mightier than the sword. Georgia State Rep. Jason Spencer, who made an outrageous spectacle of himself on a segment of Showtime’s “Who Is America,” bearing his buttocks and shouting the “n” word copious times, among other things, has given his resignation. July 31 is his last day. Originally Spencer said that he would finish out the remaining five months of his term, but apparently the pressure to resign has been too intense. Not surprisingly, Spencer depicts himself as an innocent victim. CNN:
"My fears were so heightened at that time, I was not thinking clearly nor could I appreciate what I was agreeing to when I participated in his 'class.' I was told I would be filmed as a 'demonstration video' to teach others the same skills in Israel. Sacha and his crew further lied to me, stating that I would be able to review and have final approval over any footage used."I deeply regret the language I used at (Cohen's) request as well as my participation in the 'class' in general. If I had not been so distracted by my fears, I never would have agreed to participate in the first place."I apologize to my family, friends, and the people of my district for this ridiculously ugly episode," Spencer said.Spencer told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution the show "exploited" his state of mind "for profit and notoriety.""This media company's deceptive and fraudulent behavior is exactly why President Donald Trump was elected," he said in a statement last week in response to other politicians falling prey to the comedian.
Boker tov. I have been inform elected official & all-round mensch I meet, Jason Spencer, have somehow been portray… https://t.co/T718WMapb6— Colonel Erran Morad (@Colonel Erran Morad)1532340097.0
Erran Morad can keep your backside. One less Republican perv in office, plenty more to go.