Jeff Flake's Son Calls Himself "N1ggerKiller"
If you're looking for someone to play in the iPhone game "Fun Run," you can add Republican Senator Jeff Flake's 15-year-old son Tanner, who plays under the name "N1ggerKiller."
The teenager's offensive gaming screen name is just one slur he used on his Twitter account, which also includes statements of someone being a "faggot," and calling a friend a "Jew" for taking credit for good jokes.
Police apparently took a while to show up to start a report on the boy's stolen dirt bike, as Tanner said, like a good Republican, "I honestly don't even know why I pay taxes."
A photo of the stolen dirt bike was also posted by Tanner on his Twitter account, in which you could see the license plate reading "FLAKES" on the family Suburban in the background.
Flake's son has since deleted the offensive tweets, and has protected his Twitter account.
Tanner, who attends Mountain View High School in Mesa, just recently received national media attention for joining his father and younger brother for a survivalist trip to a deserted island in the Pacific.
We're going to guess that he'll receive some attention for this, too.
"I'm very disappointed in my teenage son's words, and I sincerely apologize for the insensitivity," Flake responded in a statement to media outlets. "This language is unacceptable, anywhere. Needless to say, I've already spoken with him about this, he has apologized, and I apologize as well."
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