Wait for it: Brenda Snipes on why she’s coming under so much criticism

Wait for it: Brenda Snipes on why she’s coming under so much criticism
Brenda Snipes (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – To be fair, it sounds like the Guardian interviewer did have to prime the pump here.  It seems like Snipes isn’t so much an ideologue as a political-machine official who’d make old Mayor Daley proud.]

Embattled Broward County Election Supervisor Brenda Snipes claimed Saturday that racism is “probably” behind the widespread backlash against her.

Snipes, who has come under heavy criticism over her handling of the Florida recount after the contentious midterm elections earlier this month, told The Guardian that she believes protesters camped outside the Broward recount center could be there out of hatred of her skin color.

Though she declined to elaborate during her brief interview, when asked if race played a factor, she answered: “Probably. Probably.”

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