The last time we featured Bishop E.W. Jackson on this humble blog, it was as a caption contest back when he was running for the GOP nomination to the U.S. Senate from Virginia. I asked you to replace the slogan on the axe and put some thoughts in the clergyman’s head.
We had two winners for that. One was: Axe The Tax, ‘I’m starving,’ by Uptheriver.
Another was TEA PARTY PROPERTY! ‘I’m really the one that’s the tool. Hope they don’t notice,’ by Miriam.
Now that Jackson is the official GOP nominee for lieutenant governor. And the Roanoke Tea Party is taking some credit for that.
And, some of his real-life utterances are getting a lot of press.
Allow me to run down some of his greatest hits:
On the odd and racist notion that black Americans should be counted as 3/5ths of a white person, for census purposes: “The 3/5ths clause was an anti-slavery amendment. Its purpose was to limit the voting power of slave holding states.” Read more »