"Uppity": The Explanation

The race gets further into the Twilight Zone:

According to his spokesman, U.S. Rep. Lynn Westmoreland, a Southerner born and bred, had no idea on earth that the word “uppity” had racial connotations when he used it to describe Barack and Michelle Obama.  No idea at all. 

Could have knocked him over with a feather when someone told him.

Ah, the sad truth about so many in the GOP today: bigots wrapped in self-evident lies.