And, no, it's not Sarah Palin.
The Young Republican convention held this weekend in Indianapolis wasn't without controversy. While no one was arrested for giving sleeping men blowjobs, this year's flap was over incoming President Audra Shay's election. The Lousiana woman was recently embroiled in a war of words over a comment she posted on her Facebook account.
Shay called the incident a misunderstanding in a July 3 statement.
"An individual posted two comments on my Facebook wall, the first comment arguing against big government, and the second filled with racially charged comments," she said in her statement. "I responded supporting the individual's first post. . . . I was not aware of the racial comments until sometime later, when a third individual brought it to my attention.
The problem is that Shay didn't actually respond to the first post; she voiced agreement with the person's second statement - a vociferously racial statement. When it was brought to her attention, she promptly banned her "friends" on the site who called her out for agreeing with the racist comment. Eventually she also de-friended the original person who left the racist comment.
The extreme irony is the new leader of the Young Republicans is 38 years old. That's middle-aged, not "young." Apparently they couldn't find anyone under 30 who wanted the job, and Palin wasn't available. (Palin would just quit halfway through the term anyhow!)
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