Georgia Democrat Flips Her Story After Claims of Racial Confrontation With Man

A Democratic Georgia state lawmaker said that she would not be “backtracking” on her accusations that a man told her to “go back” to where she came from during a heated exchange in a grocery store.

During a press conference on Monday, Georgia state Rep. Erica Thomas (D-Ga.) said that she would not be “backtracking” on her claims that Eric Sparkes screamed at her to “go back to where [she] came from” after she allegedly took too many items to the express checkout line at a Publix grocery store.

“He said, ‘Go back where you came from!’ […] And after that, he kept harassing me,” Thomas said. “I was embarrassed, and I was scared for my life.”

Sparkes — a Democrat of Cuban descent — denied the Georgia state lawmaker’s accusations by crashing her news interview about the incident, admitting to the confrontation, but denying that he told her to “go back” and calling the claim “untrue.”

He then claimed that Thomas had fabricated the story for “political purposes.”

“Like I said earlier, I’m a Democrat,” Sparkes said. “I will vote Democrat the rest of my life, okay? So to call me what she wants to believe for her political purposes that make it black, white, brown or whatever, that is so untrue.”

Thomas appeared to backtrack on her claims later that day to reporters, saying that she did not “know” if Sparkes had told her to “‘go back'” but claimed to have remembered him “making those types of references.”

“I don’t know if he said ‘go back,’ or those types of words. […] I don’t know if he said ‘go back to your country’ or ‘go back to where you came from,’ but he was making those types of references is what I remember.”

A reporter directly asked Thomas if she remembered what Sparkes had said to her during the confrontation, but the state lawmaker said: “definitely not.”

“No, no, definitely not. But I know it was ‘go back’ because I know I told him to ‘go back,'” said Thomas.

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Otis
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“Whatever dat fool said to me was racist.”
Mmm-hmm. Did he call her a Cuban? Did he question her ‘ethnic’ purchases? Was he also sexist? Did he ‘fat-shame’ her(?), which did just happen to a friend of mine in Texas. What about the Almighty N-word slur?
This BS has gone on long enough and if someone can’t
cope with the rudeness of other people then they should retreat to their ‘safe-space’ or attic and rock back and forth while sucking their thumb with their teddy bear and special blankie.

Candy Reaid
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Candy Reaid

Go away!

James
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Geez, another losing politician looking for her 15 minutes in an attempt to boost her ratings. Once a loser; always a loser called “Democraps”.

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