Miss America spawns racist tweets

Miss New York Nina Davuluri was crowned Miss America Sunday. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Miss New York Nina Davuluri was crowned Miss America Sunday. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Racism, unlike Miss America, is ugly.

After 24-year-old Nina Davuluri, the first woman of Indian descent to win the contest,  was crowned, ignorance flooded social media like it was Nancy Creek.

“Miss America? You mean Miss 7-11,” wrote @JPLman95 on Twitter.

“If you’re Miss America you should have to be one,” wrote someone else, according to CNN.

“9/11 was 4 days ago and she gets miss America?” tweeted @LukeBrasili.

“The liberal Miss America judges won’t say this – but Miss Kansas lost because she actually represented American values,” said @toddstarnes.

“Miss America right now or miss Al Qaeda?” tweeted Shannon McCann.

Davuluri, the second consecutive New York resident to win the contest, represents American values too.

“I have to rise above [racism],” she said. “I always viewed myself as first and foremost American.”

An example of how stupid @LukeBrasili can be. (Twitter.com)

An example of how stupid @LukeBrasili can be. (Twitter.com)

Personally, I was rooting for Miss Georgia. She has a great last name.

But let’s get back to some of these folks that were tweeting. Looking at their other tweets may reveal more about their character.

Here are some collected witticisms of JPLman95, who appears to be a Marine from North Carolina.

“Lost a follower… Well they wasn’t good enough to read my tweets anyhow.”

“If you don’t have at least one #BassPro hat you are not a man.”

“Don’t touch my tools, Camaro or John Deere I value them more then I value 98% of humanity.”

“Cows are amazing animals.”

Then he appears to sober up … “Ok I will say I think Nina Davuluri aka Miss America is beautiful.”

I am impressed he spelled her name right.

Now, let’s visit the oracle known as Todd Starnes, a “host of Fox News & Commentary … a writer of books and lover of sweet tea.”

“Miss Kansas, a gun-toting, deer-hunting, military veteran was America’s choice – but not the liberal Miss America judges’ choice.”

“Apparently the liberal Miss America Pageant judges weren’t ready for a patriotic, gun-toting, deer-hunting Miss America.”

JPLman95 and friends looking for intelligent women they will never find. (Twitter.com)

JPLman95 and friends looking for intelligent women they will never find. (Twitter.com)

“Miss Kansas is singing opera – she should’ve fired off a few rounds at the end.”

“Miss Kansas knows how to field dress a deer and has a great recipe for squirrel stew.”

OK, it is clear Starnes has a thing for Miss Kansas, guns and survivalist menu items.

Finally, let’s peer into the timeline of Luke Brasili, a fan of Alabama football:

“Americans be like ‘we will always remember 9/11′ and miss America goes to…. [and he posts a pic of a Taliban fighter]”

“I’m pissed, It’s miss AMERICA. Not miss Pakistan or Miss china.”

“Hopefully my car is totaled.”

“This will either be the best, or the worst week of my life.”

I’m thinking it may be the worst. Or at least I hope so.

185 comments Add your comment

smdh...

September 16th, 2013
9:39 am

Soooo….. after over a decade we still have people (never mind Marines, which i doubt he’s one) who confuse India with Al Qaeda? I just don’t know why they hate us so much…

Maude

September 16th, 2013
9:40 am

Didn’t have time to read the entire article was she born and raised in the United States?? If so what is the problem? If not then why was she in the contest in the first place/

hazel

September 16th, 2013
9:43 am

Everyone who thinks that an Indian won Miss America is a joke is someone with a small brain. To think the way you do, you are incapable of even owning gas stations, motels, be a doctor, an IT person etc etc. Indians are very smart and YOU are not. Get over it.

AtlEng

September 16th, 2013
9:43 am

It continues to amaze me who American values and what America stands for boils down to a skin color, hunting, etc. by some in the mainstream. Yes, b/c the majority Americans are the only ones born and bred here. Geez…..sounds like good ole’ fashion hate to me. Been there, done that. let’s evolve people.

Music City Dawg

September 16th, 2013
9:43 am

Why in the politically correct year of 2013 we EVEN have a Miss America “beauty” pageant is beyond me. It’s a condescending idea of one woman being more beautiful than another. I think it is stupid and should be done away with.

Samantha

September 16th, 2013
9:44 am

You know this is really crazy! She won because the judges felt she was the best choice. All of these racist comments are from (pwt) Poor White Trash! I guess they don’t realize that the TRUE Americans are American Indians. Her family is from India, but she is an American Citizen. I’m certain she deserved to win.

A lot of sickos would have tweeted all types of trash when the first Woman of Color won..Vanessa Williams! Had that been around in the 80’s. Oh well. She won and Congratulations are in order.

Oh yeah…by the way..for you racist red-necks out there….The ORIGINAL people of this earth are NOT WHITE! Yeah..Remember that!

CT

September 16th, 2013
9:47 am

Nice to see a SOUTH Indian woman win the title!!! South side represent!

v

September 16th, 2013
9:48 am

Obama wanted her to win.

v

September 16th, 2013
9:49 am

Samantha sounds like he is racist towards white people.

Jacky

September 16th, 2013
9:52 am

May God Bless America and the World

Thor

September 16th, 2013
9:57 am

She’s a pretty girl. Pretty girls win beauty contests. I’m just glad she won it instead of that moronic, attention-craving doofhead Miss Kansas who spewed that she empowered women by her appearance. Empowered women? Really? Getoutaheah! Let’s hope her 15 minutes is truly over. Although, I suspect not, regrettably.

Immigrant Nation

September 16th, 2013
10:01 am

Google, Ebay, Yahoo, Flex-N-Gate, PimCo, LifeTime Fitness, Occidental Petroleum, NVidia, Sun Microsystems, YouTube, Adobe Systems, Pepsi, Bose. — All Companies started and/or run by Asian immigrants. I was going to list all the companies Jews have started or run…but it would take me all day to list all the companies in Media, Fashion, Banking, Real Estate, Retail. Consumer Products, Professional Services, Technology and various other industries. The fact that most of the posters cannot distinguish between India and the Middle East speaks volumes. Anyhow have fun watching your SEC football and drinking beer with your sister/wife.

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BenDaho

September 16th, 2013
10:06 am

You can’t tell me that there’s not a cracker in the woodpile with Vanessa Williams lineage. As far as the first people on earth not being white, if god made man in his image, the only representation of Jesus are caucasion images. Just sayin…

MaxT

September 16th, 2013
10:08 am

this chick is hot! the indian chicks I know are really wild—party on!!!

Pete

September 16th, 2013
10:10 am

She is INDIAN–which is the second largest ASIAN group in the U.S. ALSO vast majority of Indians are HINDUS (not Muslims)…..what a bunch of morons to not even get their racism right.

Thank someone — yeah maybe Krishna — for the fact there are many more real Americans out there who get there all kinds of Americans. By the way Indians are also the wealthiest and best educated group per capital in America.

I am sure there is lots of jealousy in the racism as well!

Thomas

September 16th, 2013
10:10 am

You find two people who said some mildly offensive things and call that “flooded with racist tweets”?

Anita

September 16th, 2013
10:10 am

Prejudice at its finest here in the USA. Most of you didn’t originate from the USA so shut the heck up. At David, it’s racism because the negative comments are only because of her race. Definition of racism:a belief or doctrine that inherent differences among the various human races determine cultural or individual achievement, usually involving the idea that one’s own race is superior and has the right to rule others. That is exactly what is happening here in the USA. White people think that they are superior to everyone else and they are not. Get over yourselves white people!! We all originated from another country.

Tomcat

September 16th, 2013
10:12 am

So, I guess by the definition these bigots put on it a Miss America would have to be Native American because ALL the rest of us are from other parts of the world?

Sparks

September 16th, 2013
10:13 am

The Miss America contest long ago “jumped the shark”. Political correctness and a loss of contact with the mainstream of America (among other factors) have certainly contributed to its demise.

mOOCHELLE

September 16th, 2013
10:15 am

Miss Patel Motel

Immigrant Nation

September 16th, 2013
10:18 am

By the way…your beloved Jesus was from the Middle East not Europe.

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BenDaho

September 16th, 2013
10:20 am

Does she smell like curry?

Idonwanna Tellya

September 16th, 2013
10:24 am

Really? This girl is the one they picked? So much for the judges being credible. Seems like they’re more interested in granting the award based on affirmative action principles these days than picking the most beautiful person. Yawn. No wonder I don’t waste my time watching.

milt mcmahan

September 16th, 2013
10:30 am

thought that miss Oklahoma would win.

jpj116

September 16th, 2013
10:31 am

Really? And what exactly makes these bigots Americans? Are they from the Navajo tribe? Or perhaps the Cherokee tribe? Unless you are pure American Indian you are just like the rest of us….American Immigrants…..so that make you an II (Ignorant Immigrant)….

Fletch

September 16th, 2013
10:33 am

who cares? knock yourselves out with outrage over comments people made for shock value. by going apesh1t over this stuff, you actually lend credence to their BS and give it legs.

White folks are bad, mmmkay?

September 16th, 2013
10:43 am

So, now that I’ve been set straight by the superior intellectuals on this blog…if I am white, like SEC football, and watch it with my wife/sister than I am a hate-filled racist? Got it!

Pot=kettle

Ben

September 16th, 2013
10:47 am

You guys know that native Americans are no more native to this continent than Europeans, right? They came here much earlier, sure, but are not native. If you’re going to say people who have been here for 300 years aren’t natives, then neither are people who have been here for 20,000. And if you are going to be pedantic about it, then we’re all natives of the middle east (or Africa?) and nowhere else, since that’s where humans first developed.

The winner is a hottie, I’d love to have dinner with her.

myother

September 16th, 2013
10:57 am

For most people this is a non-issue. The silent majority is not racist. The AJC’s idea of news is sensationalizing stuff like this.

abbysenia

September 16th, 2013
10:58 am

Racism is still around…and now it’s moved from the cloak of white sheets to blind tweets! It’s humorous, because the same people posting, are probably the same people saying there is no racism. That’s the funny thing about racism. The racist many times doesn’t know he/she is racist. This is what lead to the shooting of the unarmed man in N.C.. He wasn’t treated like any regular person. They saw a black man and they feared him and they killed him. I’m waiting for the justification to come out for this one. Same with this woman. She competed, she met the qualifications and she won. However, that’s not good enough for some people, because her ethnicity/origins aren’t Western Europe.

Bearhand

September 16th, 2013
10:59 am

So, just to stir the pot a little, if your grandparents were born in America and your parents were born in America, and if you are born in America, doesn’t that make you a Native American? Now, since Ms. Nina Davuluri was born in America, that makes her an American. Not an Indian, not an Asian, but an American. Get off your right-wing rhetoric and stop trying to steal her birthright away from her.

bob

September 16th, 2013
11:00 am

this article/writer with his twitter investigations is a joke, just like the whole ‘miss something’ ‘contest’ around the world.

G. Jacobs

September 16th, 2013
11:02 am

As some one said above, it is all these white trash are making these filthy comments.

politically incorrect

September 16th, 2013
11:14 am

My only question is: If Miss New York had not been Indian- American and looked and did exactly what she did – would she have won? I don’t think so. I think the Miss America Pageant WANTED a token Indian- American.

I thought that Miss California was a MUCH better choice – she is Asian-American and there would not have been nearly as much uproar. I also liked Miss Kansas – but the judges apparently couldn’t see past her tattoos and her archery.

Patman

September 16th, 2013
11:24 am

the year is 2013 and ignorance is still bliss. I guess these yahoos will tell us that “Some of their best friends are Indian.” Whatever. I say to those of you who have a problem with living in a society where you’re no longer guaranteed of owning and controlling everything due to your white skin, YOU leave!

wareagle

September 16th, 2013
11:27 am

A “White” Miss America? mmm. Sounds interesting.And Lee is right. Since Obama, the liberal media prints hardly anything about black on white crime due to Teleprompter Inc’s control. Sad day in America. Can’t wait for a recall or when the new President comes to town.

The Regular Guy

September 16th, 2013
11:29 am

What is the criteria to be called an American?

wareagle

September 16th, 2013
11:29 am

Miss Patel Motel-hahahaha-that’s a good one!

Totally Real Person -- Totally!

September 16th, 2013
11:30 am

I also liked Miss Kansas – but the judges apparently couldn’t see past her tattoos and her archery.

Next time, just to be safe, make sure you’re at the judges table. It helps. (eye roll)

willydoit?

September 16th, 2013
11:31 am

“Miss America? You mean Miss 7-11”

Now that’s funny right there! I’m thinking ICEE right now!

Totally Real Person -- Totally!

September 16th, 2013
11:33 am

. Can’t wait for a recall or when the new President comes to town.

Hillary thanks you for your support!

Hey, and lookie here!! Hillary will meet ALL of your qualifications too!

1) White? Check!

2) American Born? Check!

3) Not Obama? Double Check!!

Win/Win for everyone!!! :)

Carole

September 16th, 2013
11:38 am

And people ask why there is a Black Miss America. Because the granddaddy and daddies of some of you jerk-offs writing here prevented blacks from participating in the Miss America Pageant. Here we are in 2013 and look at all of hatred towards a woman who won that isn’t white. What does that tell you? You believe that only a white woman deserves to be Miss America. So as long as a white woman wins everything is good. But as soon as someone who is not, then suddenly it’s the fault of the “liberal media or being politically correcty.” Neither are correct. This is America and Americans come in all colors. Start getting used to it.

Carole

September 16th, 2013
11:46 am

Instead of calling the pageant Miss America why not call it Miss White America so that no one gets confused because that’s pretty much what some of you are saying. As for those who suggest this is because of the President, then why wasn’t it done 3 or 4 years ago? I know, you want to take your country back and your pageant. What losers.

Dawg4life

September 16th, 2013
11:53 am

She is a beautiful woman, it is a beauty contest…. All these blind patriotic flag waving losers, who just sit on the sideline and cheer on as the conflicts happen. Go join the military if you are so patriotic. Leave your small town and see the world because small minds think alike…….

Bernie31

September 16th, 2013
11:54 am

America’s Bigots and Racists feel empowered and emboldened with all of the vitriolic Hate, that is continually being speed by those from the Political Right concerning the present President. Such Hate has taken ROOT as an accepted part of the National Dialog. In time we will all regret such discourse as part of a return to the days of America years ago.

An America that was not inclusive, isolationist,Racist,Bigoted, and anti-immigrant. A America that does not live up to her ideals and stated beliefs.

m

September 16th, 2013
11:56 am

Sad the racists tweets… By the way, Nina Davuluri is not the first Native American to become Miss America. In 1926, Norma Descygne Smallwood was the first Native American (Cherokee) to capture the Miss America title.

http://www.missamerica.org/our-miss-americas/1920/1926.aspx

Bernie31

September 16th, 2013
11:56 am

correction:…oops!

America’s Bigots and Racists feel empowered and emboldened with all of the vitriolic Hate, that is continually being FED and encouraged by those from the Political Right concerning the present President. Such Hate has taken ROOT as an accepted part of the National Dialog. In time we will all regret such discourse as part of a return to the days of America years ago.

An America that was not inclusive, isolationist,Racist,Bigoted, and anti-immigrant. A America that does not live up to her ideals and stated beliefs.

Foreign Invasion

September 16th, 2013
11:57 am

Better than the tattooed tool of the Empire’s military.