Loudmouth Maine Governor Paul LePage told a crowd gathered at a GOP fundraiser last week that President Obama “hates White people,” according to two state lawmakers who where there.

The Portland Press Herald reports that LePage said he initially had high hopes for the biracial president, only to discover that Obama detests Whites. LePage’s comments come in spite of the fact, of course, that Obama was raised largely by White people, is half White himself, and has talked extensively about the lessons his White mother and White grandparents bestowed upon him throughout his life: