Georgia Bar owner Patrick Lanzo says he isn’t a racist, he just chooses to use incredibly racist terms in road signs to make a political point.
Yeah, and Ted Nugent seems really even-keeled.
According to the Huffington Post, Lanzo has caught the attention of many Georgia residents with an offensive roadside sign he has put up by his bar.
The sign reads: “I do not support the n****** in the White House.”
Already, Lanzo has drawn outrage from the community but defended himself by saying the wording was not meant to be racist.
“I say just because you’re offended by it doesn’t mean you don’t have the right to say something just the opposite,” Lanzo told Atlanta’s Fox 5. “I don’t feel bad about anything whatsoever. Therefore, they can go out and put their own sign in their own yard and I will not be offended.”
This isn’t the first time Lanzo has put up an offensive message on his road sign. In 2009, he posted a sign that read: “Obama’s plan for health-care: n***** rig it.” Back then, he also claimed the posting wasn’t racist. It should be noted that Lanzo calls his establishment as a “Klan Bar.”
Fox 5 reported that Paulding County officials know about the sign but see little that they can do about it. The NAACP has tried to get the sign removed in the past but failed.
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