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Sen. George Allen (R-VA) is accused

By Amanda Terkel on August 14, 2006 at 4:20 pm

"Sen. George Allen (R-VA) is accused"


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of possibly calling a 20-year-old volunteer of Indian descent on his opponent’s campaign a “monkey” (macaca). “This fellow here over here with the yellow shirt, Macaca, or whatever his name is. He’s with my opponent. … Lets give a welcome to Macaca, here. Welcome to America and the real world of Virginia.” The volunteer, S.R. Sidarth, was born and raised in Virginia. (Video here.)

UPDATE: Atrios has more.

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