Maybe because of things like this?
The quoted person and his wife are black.
" A tea party supporter running against House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., Lollar says he's finding support in unexpected places.
The 38-year-old U.S. Marine Corps reservist recently walked into a bar in southern Maryland decorated with a Confederate flag. It gave his wife Rosha pause.
"I said, 'You know what, honey? Many, many of our Southern citizens came together under that flag for the purpose of keeping their family and their state together,'" Lollar recalled. "The flag is not what you're to fear. It's the stupidity behind the flag that is a problem. I don't think we'll find that in here. Let's go ahead in."
Once inside, they were treated to a pig roast, a motorcycle rally—and presented with $5,000 in contributions for his campaign. "
Here is the rest of the story if you're so inclined, but reading your post then seeing that portion of the story kinda tied it together for me.http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D9ETR1380&show_article=1