Might as well just quote it wholesale: “TEMPLE, Ga. — When you walk into the Georgia Peach Oyster Bar in Paulding County, you feel like you’ve walked into a different era. Behind the pool tables stands a mannequin in a Klu Klux Klan costume, but it’s what’s outside of the Patrick Lanzo’s restaurant that has some people angry. Lanzo put up a sign that reads ‘Obama’s plan for health-care: N*&%*r rig it.'”
CBS2 ATLANTA sent a black reporter to make this super awesome awkward, too. Watch the video! She is so pissed about having to talk to this guy:
CBS Atlanta’s Michelle Marsh asked Lanzo why he put up the sign.
“I’ve been putting up signs for 22 years and I’ve put up all kinds of political signs,” said Lanzo.
“Why did you use the N word?” Marsh asked.
“Well, I’ve used it most of my life. There are different ways to put your opinion up, but that’s just the words I choose,” Lanzo answered.
He was somehow a member of the NAACP in 2005. Do people even know who they are anymore?
Restaurant Sign Attacking Obama Sparks Race Debate [CBS Atlanta]