Nebraska Official Whose Blog Called Obama A ‘Half-Breed’ Refuses To Resign

January 29, 2015 5:37 p.m.

The Nebraska Board of Education on Wednesday passed a resolution calling for the resignation of board member Pat McPherson over his controversial blog, but he refused to step down.

McPherson founded the Objective Conservative blog, which referred to President Obama as a “half-breed” numerous times. Although McPherson claims he did not write the controversial posts, he has shut down the blog.

After the state board voted 6-2 to call for McPherson’s resignation, he insisted that he is “not a racist” and claimed the board only passed the resolution due to pressure from Democrats and teacher’s unions.

“They’ve further intimidated political leaders to ask for my resignation by suggesting that if they didn’t, they were racists themselves,” he said, according to the Omaha World-Herald.

The state board also initiated a review of its ethics standards for members and will discuss whether the code of conduct should prohibit discrimination, according to the World-Herald.

H/t Right Wing Watch

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