Uncle Tom's Cabin

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Barney Frank Defends 'Uncle Tom' Comments

Log Cabin Republicans 'acquiesce' to 'the masters'

(Newser) - A backlash erupted over Barney Frank's comments that Log Cabin Republicans and GOProud members are gay Uncle Toms . Frank doesn't care: He doubles down on his comments and defends them in the Huffington Post . Frank explains that gay Republicans who claim to be improving the GOP's attitude... More »

German Paper Slammed for Obama Slur

Headline refers to White House as 'Uncle Barack's Cabin'

(Newser) - A German newspaper ignited a firestorm of controversy this week when it printed a photograph of the White House bearing the headline "Uncle Barack's Cabin." "The headline is intended to be satirical," the Berlin-based daily Die Tageszeitung's deputy editor-in-chief explained to Der Spiegel, adding that it... More »

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