But an elected official, especially one of color, is qualified. Watch as Mayor Gordon Jenkins of Monticello, NY mis-speaks during his DUI arrest:
Anyone want to take a stab at guessing Mayor Jenkins' political party?
Obviously Gordon's behavior shouldn't be seen as representative of all men, blacks, drunks or the obese. It would be common for
We wouldn't normally post something like this, but the Mayor's use of terms like "Uncle Tom" and "Cracker" suggest he may be representing only a portion of the Monticello NY population, or that he has something to add to the national discussion on race.
So, like when we ask Arizona voters why they keep re-electing McCain, or South Carolina voters why they keep re-electing Graham, we have to ask the Monticello NY voters: Why do you elect someone like Gordon Jenkins?
U/T: Moonbattery for posting this video, and the Monticello Police Department for sharing.