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Wednesday, April 9, 2008

New Congressional Report Details How to Win a “Most Original Costume” Award from a Top U.S. Immigration Official

posted by on April 9 at 12:43 PM

Blackface. Prison blackface, to be precise.


The House Homeland Security Committee has been probing the circumstances of a Halloween party held last year for Department of Homeland Security Employees. [Julie] Myers, a DHS assistant secretary, was one of three judges who awarded “most original costume” to an employee who was dressed in skin-darkening makeup, a dreadlocks wig and prison stripes. The Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Immigration and Customs Enforcement was photographed with the employee at the party, although it was more than three months until those photos would become public.

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hmmmm....someone must have been out sick for Diversity Day.

Posted by michael strangeways | April 9, 2008 1:25 PM

What's the deal with the face blocked out and "b 6"?

Posted by UNPAID BLOGGER | April 9, 2008 1:34 PM

did she go to regent university too?

Posted by Jiberish | April 9, 2008 2:03 PM

does somebody have a bandaid?

Posted by d | April 9, 2008 2:47 PM

Welcome to George Bush's America.

Posted by Reverse Polarity | April 9, 2008 2:54 PM

'Coz detaining people indefintely is just so kookoo funny and zany!

Posted by orangekrush | April 9, 2008 3:24 PM


Posted by matt | April 9, 2008 5:00 PM

Yeah, who covered the face? Also, it reminds me of the "ghetto" parties that college students were having where they wore racist costumes.

Posted by Papayas | April 9, 2008 5:19 PM

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