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Rangel: I Thought White Cracker Was a 'Term of Endearment'

Rangel: I Thought White Cracker Was a 'Term of Endearment'

Monday on “HuffPost Live,'” Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) told host Marc Lamont Hill when he used the racial slur cracker against the Tea Party he “thought that was a term of endearment.”

When confronted about comparing the Tea Party to southern “white crackers” of the Jim Crow era in a 2013 interview Rangel said, “I thought [cracker] was a term of endearment you know.” 

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