Sorry about calling you ‘Uncle Tom’

Sorry about calling you ‘Uncle Tom’

The Rev. William Barber, head of North Carolina’s chapter of the left-wing NAACP, recently said this about black, tea-party-supported Republican U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, S.C.: “A ventriloquist can always find a good dummy.” Sounds like Barber might have mentored an ex-high school classmate with whom I recently had the following exchange:

Ex-Classmate: “Uncle Tom in its purest form, that’s Larry Elder, you hate your own people, need your ass kicked. … I remember you from Crenshaw High. Your politics are so predictable. Man, you’re such a phony. White folks don’t accept you like you assume. When I lived in Orange County, you were kind of a joke.”

Elder: “Generally, I don’t respond to insults, but since you are a fellow Crenshaw Cougar, I’m giving you a little time.

“Funny, I don’t remember you. What that says about the impression you made, I’ll leave up to you.

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