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Yes, we smashed a Nikki Haley pinata, but don’t worry, it’s all in good fun!

Posted by Lissa on June 1, 2012

I’ve had this open in my browser for a while but didn’t get around to sharing it. Did you know that the leader of the South Carolina AFL-CIO smashed a pinata with Nikki Haley’s face on it? Repeatedly?

But that’s not the part that made me giggle with hysterical glee. It was the reassurances that they weren’t MAD when they did it – so it’s all okay!! [emphasis mine]

“They made it and I would have played the game with them no matter it would have been pin the tail on the donkey with Nikki Haley’s face on it. I still would have played,” Dewitt told ABC News over the phone. “There was no ill intent. We were certainly have a good time. I’m not mad or angry.”

“We’ve been the brunt of her comments now for two years and that’s what the whole thing was. She’s been whacking at us over the last two years,” Dewitt, who has been president of the South Carolina AFL-CIO for the past 16 years and will retire at the end of June, continued. “Anyone that knows me knows there was no ill intent at all. Our folks don’t go to speeches with guns and things like that. We have very loving people in our unions who will take up money for people or a vet. We just heard these comments by the governor for over the two years. They were using a memoir of the last two years I’ve lived under her leadership.

NOW do you understand? It’s okay! They were happy shiny people when they smashed her face, not those evil gun-toting vet-hating wingnuts! So everything’s fine!!!

And one more dollop of humor for you: “Nikki Haley tries to capitalize off video of union leader.” Yes, really. That wily and evil Nikki Haley!!!

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2 Responses to “Yes, we smashed a Nikki Haley pinata, but don’t worry, it’s all in good fun!”

  1. Ahhh! The “I was Just foolin’” Response! Its right up there when the racist asshole says “Hey I have black friends!”

  2. momiss said

    I was shocked when I saw it also. Shocked that adults would act that way, let alone tape it. It fortified my theory that people like that are isolated in a bubble so badly that they have lost any good sense they ever had, though. Small comfort.
    Have you been following what is happening in WI? Walker gains street cred daily, even with union members who now get to opt out of paying dues. LOL Had to mention that to end on a up note. ;)

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