ACCORDING TO THE HUFFINGTONPOST.COM
Sarah Palin defended her use of the phrase "shuck and jive" Wednesday evening after critics blasted the former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee for using the racially inflammatory term.
"For the record, there was nothing remotely racist in my use of the phrase 'shuck and jive,'" Palin wrote on her Facebook page. "I would have used the exact same expression if I had been writing about President Carter, whose foreign policy rivaled Obama’s in its ineptitude, or about the Nixon administration, which was also famously rocked by a cover-up."
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