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ACORN CEO: Tea Party Movement? More Like 'Bowel Movement' (VIDEO)

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Speaking at the Winter Conference of the Young Democratic Socialists in March, Lewis said the current political atmosphere would 'dwarf' the McCarthy-era, the era of Japanese internment during WWII, and the era of Jim Crow and segregation.

"This rise of the Tea Party so-called movement -- bowel movement in my opinion -- and this blatant uncovering and ripping off the mask of racism -- here's what we have to do... you do whatever you can, in every way that you can, and all of you devote more time to building this organization."

(via Washinton Examiner)

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