Allen West talks about name calling and why it doesn’t hurt him

During his speech this afternoon at the Road to Majority Conference hosted by the Faith and Freedom Coalition, Lt. Col. Allen West told the audience that they must stand up.

The challenge is to stand up even when they call you all sorts of names.

As a black conservative, West knows a thing or two about the vile names and accusations that are slung around simply for speaking out against a prevailing narrative. Despite being called everything from Oreo, uncle Tom, white man’s porch monkey and house negro, to name a few, West says those words don’t hurt him. Why? Here is a hint – his military experience may have something to do with it. Take a listen:

 

Wayne Dupree

Wayne Dupree is owner and founder of WayneDupree.com. He was named to the 2017 Newsmax’s 50 Most Influential African-American Republicans. He served in the USAF between 1987-1995. He saw time in Operation Desert Storm/Shield and is the father of three. He is the host of the Wayne Dupree Show.

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