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Immigration Director Hosts Party With Guest In Blackface

Paddy: Julie Myers is another of Bush's crony appointments who has NO qualifications for the job, at all.
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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Paddy is a regular contributor to Cliff Schecter.com.