One member calls another a monkey but the DNC sweeps it under the rug. When an RNC member threw nuts at a black camerawoman, the member was ejected. Or when a DNC delegate made a threat against Romney, the media didn’t report it.
The Democratic party has a history of racism that continues today.
The Democratic National Committee is trying to cover up an incident at the party’s National Convention in which a Puerto Rican member of the New Progressive Party called a politician of African descent a “monkey" at a DNC luncheon.
Lornna Soto referred referred to Rafael Cox Alomar, a Puerto Rican of African descent, as “el monito,” which translates to “the monkey.”
Journalists at the lunch also heard and tweeted about the slur, and Mark-Viverito said if “Soto cannot adhere to the principles of our party, she should not have a place at the convention.” Soto was not kicked out of the convention and Democrats have avoided all requests for comment on the matter.
Here is a tweet: