(CNSNews.com) – Actress Stacey Dash said she was ostracized and called the n-word for publicly supporting former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney over President Barack Obama during the 2012 presidential election.
“My whole life changed when I put out a tweet in 2012: ‘Vote for Romney, the only hope for our future.’ The next day, everything was different. I was a house n*****. I was a coon. I was a traitor to my race. I was an Uncle Tom, who by the way is hero, so thank you very much. I was blacklisted from Hollywood. No one wanted to hire me. Why? Because of my politics,” she said.
Dash was one of thousands over the weekend to declare their independence from the Democrat Party in the first #WalkAway Campaign march. The WalkAway Campaign was launched earlier this year by Brandon Straka, an openly gay man and former liberal who walked away from the Democrat Party because he felt liberalism embodied hatred, discrimination, groupthink, censorship, and junk science –things to which he was opposed.
“Who do you think you are? I was called a black white supremacist by Chelsea Handler. So what you’re saying is that in order to have an independent thought, I have to white and Democratic? No, excuse me. I didn’t mean Democratic, ‘cause they’re not Democratic. They’re Democrats. Okay, no. That’s not it. That’s not tolerance, and that’s what we have to be. We have to be tolerant,” Dash said.
“We cannot fight them with identity politics and intolerance. That’s not going to work. We’re smarter than that. They play checkers. We play chess, and that’s what’s important – three moves ahead,” she said.
Dash said despite attempts to mischaracterize them, Republicans are not racist or homophobic. She said Democrats shouldn’t walk away from the Democrat Party “so that you can believe what we believe.”
Instead, she urged Democrats to leave the “plantation mentality.”
“We’re asking you to walk away so that you can be free of plantation mentality, of people telling you do not think this way or else. Or else what? What are you going to do to me? I’ve got my 1st Amendment followed by my 2nd, so bring it!” Dash said.
“So this fear-mongering that they’re trying to impose upon us, don’t take it. Don’t take it, and when they go low, make them come higher to where we are,” she said.
Dash said she “got blacked into voting for Obama” the first time.
“I was a Democrat. I got blacked into voting for Obama. What did I think? Wow, the first black president. This is going to be great. He’s going to unite us in a very profound way, and what did he do? He divided us. He was not for us. He was the Trojan horse of the Democratic Party, and there comes who? Hillary Clinton. Really? What are we stupid? I don’t think so,” she said.
Dash said Democrats will not bully her and others to stay Democrats. She said they need to ensure that young people “have the courage to stand and understand that this fear-mongering is not going to work.”
“It’s not going to work. You’re not going to bully us. And we have the guns, so cowboy up everybody, okay?” she said.
“We have to live a life of abundance while we inspire others to do the same. We can all achieve that dream. There is no limits to what we can do, to what anyone can do. There is enough to go around, not like they say, and we don’t want a bunch of free stuff. We want to work for it. We’re perfectly capable. We like to work hard. Bring it! Because what does that do? That builds our character. That makes us strong. That gives us a strong identity,” which she said comes from God.