During an address to an Asian audience yesterday, Harry Reid, who is no stranger to inappropriate racial remarks, delivered a “joke” two-fer:
After saying “I don’t think you’re smarter than anyone else,” Reid wasn’t finished:
Ridiculous, even by Harry Reid’s standards:
Here are the quotes via Time.com (audio at link):
“I don’t think you’re smarter than anybody else, but you’ve convinced a lot of us you are,” Reid, a Nevada Democrat, told the guffawing crowd at the Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce. Video of the remarks was recorded by the Republican opposition research group American Rising.
Later, before walking off stage, Reid quipped: “One problem that I’ve had today is keeping my Wongs straight.”
Reid will likely be issued another “free pass” for his latest comments:
It’s a good thing a Republican didn’t say the same things, or else Reid would have been terribly offended: