Tea Party Leader-Obama an "Indonesian Muslim" and "Welfare Thug"

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Appearing on CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 Monday night, Tea Party leader Mark Williams said his movement's criticism of President Barack Obama has been unfairly labeled as racist. But when offered a chance to retract a recent statement about the president, Williams wouldn't budge.

Cooper: "I read on your blog, you say, you call the president an Indonesian Muslim turned welfare thug and a racist in chief."

Williams: "Yeah, that's the way he's behaving. He's certainly acting like it. Until he embraces the whole country what else can I conclude?"

Opposing Views asks: Does the Tea Party movement have important things to say or does it have strains of racism running through its agenda?


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