When asked if she thought the email was appropriate, Davenport is quoted as saying,
“Oh, come on! Everybody who knows me knows that I am not a racist. It was a joke. I have friends who are black. Besides, I only sent it to a few people–mostly people I didn’t think would be upset by it.”
'I Have Friends Who Are Black'
Anytime you utter those words ... you've proven yourself to be a racist!
Our nation is definitely having a difficult time pulling itself to a post-racial perspective in politics. The examples of politicians going public with their racist thoughts is growing: