Board: Candidate Can't Use 'NOT Whiteman's Bitch' Slogan
By ILikeMyDogMoreThnU, Newser User
Posted Jul 21, 2010 10:18 PM CDT
Promoted on Newser Jul 22, 2010 1:16 PM CDT
   (AP)

(User Submitted) – Wisconsin lets indie candidates tack a five-word slogan next to their name on the ballot—except if one wants to run as "NOT the Whiteman's Bitch," reports WKOW-TV. State Assembly candidate Ieshuh Griffin says her slogan is "a term the constituents identify with," but the state's election board rejected it as defamatory today.

Though not everyone disagreed: "She says a lot in five words," says one of the three board members who sided with her. Griffin argues that the phrase is protected by free speech and plans to sue. She's asking that the election be delayed until the outcome is known. "It's not about a person," she says. "It's the entity. The power structure. Every dollar bill shows a specific race."


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GeminiMishy
Jul 23, 2010 10:05 AM CDT
The other running mates should all come up with similar slogans. "Not that black chicks bitch" and "Not the immigrants bitch" and see how all the "identifiable constituents" react. Seriously. Come on, lets all be racist together! What an idiot...
newswhore
Jul 22, 2010 7:37 PM CDT
Clearly I am no longer interested in purchasing her services at the quoted price. And you may no longer refer to me by my pet name "White Meat"
paul123
Jul 22, 2010 6:05 PM CDT
Racism, plain and simple.