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Irony: Andy Parrish deletes racist tweet hours after chastising Chris Fields

I mean, should we really expect anything less from a guy who goes on national TV with no pants on?
I mean, should we really expect anything less from a guy who goes on national TV with no pants on?

After Chris Fields dug himself into a deep hole with a series of tasteless tweets about Robin Williams's suicide, local Republican political operative Andy Parrish saw fit to get on his high horse:

But before Fields even got around to apologizing for his self-inflicted debacle, Parrish found himself apologizing for a racist tweet of his own.

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Andy Parrish apologizes for slapping MNGOP activist after allegedly calling him "cream puff"

Yesterday was primary election day, and in commemoration, Parrish -- a staunch backer of voter ID -- apparently determined it'd be super funny to offer up this since-deleted tweet:

Irony: Andy Parrish deletes racist tweet hours after chastising Chris Fields


Parrish, in fact, tweeted that photo not once, but twice, with the second one directed at Star Tribune political reporter Rachel Stassen-Berger:

Irony: Andy Parrish deletes racist tweet hours after chastising Chris Fields


As Bluestem Prairie notes, the "Mexifornia" license image was applauded in an online forum by members of racist group Stormfront more than a decade ago. So yeah, bad idea, bro.

Predictably, Parrish was soon backpedaling:

He then copied and pasted that same "statement" to a whole bunch of people:

Irony: Andy Parrish deletes racist tweet hours after chastising Chris Fields


The whole thing was beautifully summed up in this tweet from Highly scatological:

Never change, Andy. Please.

Send your story tips to the author, Aaron Rupar. Follow him on Twitter @atrupar.




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