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Rep. Clyburn: John McCain Used Code Words Against Susan Rice or Something

Longplay Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 5:52 PM
If "incompetent" is a racist "code word" for African American, does it follow that no African American can ever be incompetent?

According to Rep. James Clyburn, the use of the word "incompetent" to describe UN Ambassador Susan Rice's handling of the 9/11 terrorist attack in Benghazi is racist. He is accusing those who use the word to describe Rice as engaged in the use of "code words."

Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., told CNN on Tuesday that some Republican claims that Rice is "incompetent" may be racial in nature.

"These are code words," Clyburn said, adding that "these kinds of terms that those of us — especially those of us who were born and raised in...