Reported in ‘Ape in heels’: W.Va. mayor resigns amid controversy over racist comments about Michelle Obama. (Washington Post, 11/16/2017)
As the article goes on to note:
There is a long and ugly history of comparing black people to apes.
Original 11/15/2016 post, "Here's what passes for fun for the few hundred folks in 99% white Clay, West Virginia", starts here.
Trump received 77.4% of the vote in Clay County.
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A 'white' haven, of course.Read all about it. ‘Ape in heels’: W.Va. officials under fire after comments about Michelle Obama. (Washington Post, 11/14/2016)