Friday, March 02, 2007

Strom Thurmond - The ultimate hypocrite and racist

James Strom Thurmond was a state senator from the state of South Carolina. Holding this position from 1956 to April, 1956 and then again from November 1956 to 2003, making him the longest serving senator until he was passed by Robert Byrd.

He also held the longest filibuster ever in opposition to the Civil Rights Act of 1957. Although, he later moderated his views on race, his hypocrisy showed much later when Essie Mae Washington-Williams came forward right after his death.

You see Mr. Thurmond did have an attraction to the African-American women.

White supremacist Senator Strom Thurmond, whose long political career had been built upon racial segregationism, it was not until after his death in 2003 (at age 100) that Essie Mae Washington-Williams came forward to reveal that she was the daughter of Strom Thurmond, who had impregnated her then-16-year-old mother, an African-American maid working for the Thurmond family in the 1920's.

Our hats are you to you wherever you are. Most likely hell for being such as ass. You want to deny people basic rights, while at the same time having sex and impregnating a 16 year old girl.

Way to go!