Texas Democrat official Gary O’Connor has officially resigned after facing intense pushback for calling Senator Tim Scott by a racial slur after delivering the GOP rebuttal last Wednesday. The Lamar County Democrat Party chair called Scott an “Oreo” meaning he’s only black on the outside but white on the inside, the derogatory term is used to describe Black Americans who don’t seem to conform to the left’s narrative of how people of color should act.
Fox News reports:
“I am deeply and sincerely sorry for my inappropriate and hurtful use of racist term I used to describe Sen. Tim Scott on my personal Facebook page,” O’Connor said in a statement to the Washington Examiner. “It was insensitive, and I have embarrassed myself and my party by its use.”
“As a result, I feel compelled to offer my resignation as chair of the Lamar County Democratic Party for consideration by the County Executive Committee,” he added.
Freshman Rep. Pat Fallon, R-Texas, eviscerated O’Connor for his words, calling the racial slur “unforgivable” in a Friday press release.
“Gary O’Connor’s comment against Senator Tim Scott is abhorrent, insulting, and unforgivable. Both he and the entire Lamar County Democratic Party should be ashamed of this racist behavior,” said Fallon.
After seeing the racist attack against Sen. Scott, Texas Republican Party Chairman Allen West harshly condemned O’Connor’s remarks and pledged to send Oreo’s to the Democrat office until he resigned.