Politics

The Most Racist Hashtag Of The 2012 Election

In the waning hours of the election, America’s worst instincts raise their ugly head in the #VoteWhite hashtag.Thankfully, there don’t appear to be that many participants.

“@gordonbronson: Anyone using #votewhite: Kill yourself.”

We can’t. We’re White.

#niggersavages— HappyRebel1861

US Presidents and statesmen are on every piece of U.S. currency? So will Barack Obama be placed on food stamps? #VoteWhite— The Funny Racistâ„¢

Asian for the Asians Africa for the Africans and White Countries for Everyone #VoteWhite— AryanLiving //:=)

No one is complaining about #VoteBlack but all the liberals are getting upset about #VoteWhite. Seriously? Don’t try & call me racist.— ®eagan

Its a good thing that everyone who says that Obama is a great leader knows his platform. #VoteWhite #VoteRomney

— Jack Padega (@JackPadega)

Its a good thing that everyone who says that Obama is a great leader knows his platform. #VoteWhite #VoteRomney— Jack Padega

I'm not a racist or anything but #votewhite

— Doug Flynn (@dougflynn3)

I’m not a racist or anything but #votewhite— Doug Flynn

Its a good thing that everyone who says that Obama is a great leader knows his platform. #VoteWhite #VoteRomney

— Jack Padega (@JackPadega)

Its a good thing that everyone who says that Obama is a great leader knows his platform. #VoteWhite #VoteRomney— Jack Padega

If you're of age, make sure you get to the poles tomorrow and #VoteWhite

— Joe Lo (@The_Real_Joe_Lo)

If you’re of age, make sure you get to the poles tomorrow and #VoteWhite— Joe Lo

10. BONUS: Two people hilariously mocking the #VoteWhite hashtag

Maybe all of the people tweeting this hashtag are Democrats from Pennsylvania? http://t.co/Vej3PZrC #VoteWhite #VoteBettyWhite #Literally

— Khadijah M. Britton (@KMBTweets)

Maybe all of the people tweeting this hashtag are Democrats from Pennsylvania? http://t.co/Vej3PZrC #VoteWhite #VoteBettyWhite #Literally— Khadijah M. Britton

I'm just going to assume that #VoteWhite is a collection of people that think Bryan Cranston should be president.

— BoldSlugger (@BoldSlugger)

I’m just going to assume that #VoteWhite is a collection of people that think Bryan Cranston should be president.— BoldSlugger

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John Stanton is a senior national correspondent for BuzzFeed News. In 2014, Stanton was a recipient of the National Press Foundation’s 2014 Dirksen Award for distinguished reporting of Congress.
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