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Mike Huckabee crosses the fine line between stupidity and racism.

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The former governor of Arkansas is known for making bad jokes on Twitter. They’ve become so famous that, like the films of Ed Wood, they’ve acquired a cult following. Patton Oswalt has read Huckabee’s tweets on Jimmy Kimmel’s show. Yet not content with the notoriety he has already achieved, Huckabee has decided to push his mirthless wit to the limits, thereby going beyond the mere pathos of his normal work into the realm of the truly tasteless. To mark Cinco de Mayo, Huckabee tweeted:

There is not much to say about Huckabee’s tweet except it is another sign of how normalized racism is becoming in the Trump presidency. In fact, it calls to mind another famous tweet on Cinco de Mayo: