Longtime Douglas County Commission Chairman Tom Worthan told the FOX 5 I-Team he was only being a politician when he was caught on tape making racist comments about certain African-American candidates for local office.
Worthan’s comments came two Saturdays ago during a festival on the courthouse grounds. He had no idea the man he was talking to had a cell phone in his shirt pocket recording their conversation. Otherwise, the longtime Republican might have chosen his words a little more carefully.
“He’s being racist,” complained Douglas County resident Mark Dodd. “He’s not giving black people a fairchance.”