Democratic congressman Alan Grayson of Florida used an image of a burning cross to spell "Tea Party" in a recent fundraising email:
The email was first noticed by Dave Levinthal:
— Dave Levinthal (@davelevinthal) October 22, 2013
"[T]his isn’t the first time that Grayson has done reprehensible things. He called a woman a “K Street Whore,” and said Republicans want Americans to “die quickly.” And the Tea Party is often wrongly maligned," says an RNC spokesman in an email.
"Where does DWS and the DNC stand on this? Afterall DWS and Grayson are both Floridians. Promoting hate has no place in political discourse."