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Racists on Twitter Flip Out Because Miss America Is of Indian Descent

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Posted on Sep 15, 2013
AP/Mel Evans

Miss New York Nina Davuluri poses for photographers after her crowning as Miss America 2014 in Atlantic City, N.J.

Nina Davuluri isn’t just American, she’s from New York, the country’s front door, but her brown skin has inspired some reprehensible tweets, including one from a Fox Newser.

“The liberal Miss America judges won’t say this,” wrote Fox News and Commentary host Todd Starnes, “but Miss Kansas lost because she actually represented American values.”

To which @TaePhoenix replied, “Values like being white and blonde?”

Here is a smattering of the bigotry, culled by CNN’s Leslie Bentz:

Here’s one from a not-crazy:

—Posted by Peter Z. Scheer

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