Erick Erickson memorializes Pearl Harbor bombing by unwittingly tweeting that his parents were racist idiots

"Growing up," he wrote, "I remember my parents never letting us have Asian food on December 7th"

Published December 7, 2015 3:00PM (EST)

 Erick Erickson (Credit: Fox News) (Fox News)
Erick Erickson (Credit: Fox News) (Fox News)

Red State editor and Fox News contributor Erick Erickson accidentally announced on Twitter this morning that, well, his parents were a bit racist and he's nostalgic for the days when it was socially acceptable to be so:

Needless to say, the denizens of Twitter weren't impressed by his family's conflated notion of what constitutes an "Asian" any more than they were by his decision to shoot a copy of the New York Times for its editorial in favor of gun control:

The tweet is garnering quite a bit of attention because, as one user noted:

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