Maine’s Governor Openly Calls for Race War Against People of Color @alternet

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Governor Paul LePage referred to ‘people of color or people of Hispanic origin’ as ‘the enemy.’

Maine’s Governor Openly Calls for Race War Against People of Color

By Sarah Lazare / AlterNet

Photo Credit: Matt Gagnon

Calls are mounting for Maine Republican governor Paul LePage to resign after he doubled down Friday on openly racist statements he made by calling for a race war against people of color.

LePage made the remarks during a press conference at which he sought to defend himself against accusations of racism. During those comments, he indicated that people of color are the enemy and should be shot.

“A bad guy is a bad guy,” he said. “I don’t care what color he is. When you go to war, if you know the enemy, the enemy dresses in red and you dress in blue, you shoot at red… You shoot at the…

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