Waters bites back at West for ‘plantation’ comments

Catalina Camia USA Today 8/18/2011

Rep. Maxine Waters had a quick response to Rep. Allen West’s assessment that she and other black leaders are “overseers” on a “21st-century plantation.”

“It’s a little bit outrageous,” Waters, D-Calif., told MSNBC. “It’s a little bit ridiculous” and “hard to respond to.”

West, speaking on Fox News on Wednesday […]