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GOP’s Rosa Parks tribute inspires #RacismEndedWhen hashtag

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http://twitter.com/#!/thegarance/status/407198753225834496

The GOP has long had trouble with messaging, and a recent tribute to Rosa Parks was no exception. The GOP’s original tweet seemed to suggest that Parks alone had ended racism.

http://twitter.com/#!/GOP/status/407161769069924352

Of course, that tweet was immediately mocked by Michael Moore and others.

http://twitter.com/#!/dccc/status/407647741960269824
http://twitter.com/#!/RLM_3/status/407648681911803904
http://twitter.com/#!/robdelaney/status/407182389283016704
http://twitter.com/#!/TheGomez2/status/407660816888918016

The RNC issued a follow-up tweet attempting to correct the record.

http://twitter.com/#!/GOP/status/407216474122498048

That’s more like it, but it doesn’t provide fodder for liberals to mock Republicans: enter the #RacismEndedWhen hashtag.

http://twitter.com/#!/DrJ512/status/407177791197544449
http://twitter.com/#!/kchamomile/status/407178881838620672
http://twitter.com/#!/TeeEpting/status/407659528339992576
http://twitter.com/#!/AntheaButler/status/407179884520566784
http://twitter.com/#!/DrJaneChi/status/407182880817688576
http://twitter.com/#!/lizzwinstead/status/407188436508880896
http://twitter.com/#!/MarthaPlimpton/status/407212423427276800

Fortunately, conservatives got into the act as well.

http://twitter.com/#!/BradThor/status/407263041156157440
http://twitter.com/#!/AaronWorthing/status/407272019362070528
http://twitter.com/#!/StevieJWest/status/407259785549979648

Heh.

http://twitter.com/#!/StacyOnTheRight/status/407217513291079680