Monday, July 30, 2012

Sarah Palin Tweets Photo of Herself at Selma, Alabama, Lunch Counter

SELMA - One-time U.S. vice-presidential contender Sarah Palin has injected herself into the American segregation controversy by posting a photo of herself beside a lunch counter in Selma, Alabama, on the social media site Twitter.

The photo shows Palin standing at the counter and smiling, her husband Todd at her side. Text accompanying the photo reads, "Stopped by a lunch counter restaurant in Selma to support a great business." 

African-Americans are legally disallowed from sitting at lunch counters in Selma, the central-Alabama city being just one of many in the American South where such "Jim Crow" laws relegate African-Americans to sub-human status.

A later Palin tweet told her millions of followers she was "planning to go *hang* around with the gang in, what's that place called...Lynchburg? /winkwink/."

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