Washington Congressman Tweets Arizona is a “racist desert wasteland” After Seahawks Lose to Cardinals

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Washington State Congressman Joe Fitzgibbon is apparently an avid Seattle Seahawks fan; he also is quite the sore loser. After the Seahawks lost to the Arizona Cardinals at home, the politician had this to say about the state of Arizona in general:

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Congressman Fitzgibbon deleted the tweet shortly after and issue an statement that fell far short of an apology:

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Not hard to see a full retraction sometime this week for his ridiculously insensitive tweet. This is what happens when a public figure chooses to use social media to articulate the first thing that comes into their head. Hopefully, the Congressman learns from his mistake and keeps his offensive tweets off the internet.

 

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