Madame Marie Delphine LaLaurie was a Louisiana-born socialite known for her involvement in torturing and killing slaves. In the FX television show “American Horror Story,” she emerged in the present day after being buried for hundreds of years. The vile racist woman, played by talented actress Kathy Bates, was shocked to learn that “negro” Barack Obama had been elected president of the United States. So, naturally, many viewers decided she’s a perfect fit for the modern-day Tea Party:


https://twitter.com/Slanted_Soul/status/393217967082979328


https://twitter.com/alfieinrealtime/status/393217948375994368
https://twitter.com/ViewtifulJ21/status/393199156145430528

Here’s an Instagram video of the scene:

Oddly, some viewers thought the scene was mocking the president:


https://twitter.com/Turcowski/status/393199063535206400


https://twitter.com/joeyd221/status/393198959159967744
https://twitter.com/paigeypooh39/status/393199128005455872

Others are just sick of Obama’s overexposure:

This tweeter thinks the show was promoting Obama:

And there’s always that one person just generally yelling “racist!” at everything:
https://twitter.com/Yejlin/status/393199540523651072