The left is seizing upon a description that John Kelly made of the mad hatter Frederica Wilson as an “empty barrel,” and saying that it’s a racist dogwhistle.
Even Chris Matthews had to call BS on that one.
Matthews says the nuns he grew up with ALWAYS used that phrase, and it had nothing to do with ethnicity or race.
Here’s the moron Lawrence O’Donnell claiming that “empty barrels” is racist from last night:
Here’s the crazy idiot Frederica Wilson saying that “empty barrels” is racist, but only after Lawrence O’Donnell had claimed it:
Democratic Rep. Wilson: "Empty barrel," used by WH Chief of Staff Kelly to describe her, is a "racist term" https://t.co/356W7kIDPJ
— New Day (@NewDay) October 20, 2017
Need more evidence?
Guys, "empty barrel" is a racist term from David Duke, and we should…
I'm sorry, that was a typo. I meant to say WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. pic.twitter.com/eSi7M802Ha
— Alex Griswold (@HashtagGriswold) October 20, 2017
Then again, everyone is racist, and every word is racist, so no evidence will reclaim these morons from their error…