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Charlie Daniels calls out this group for not appreciating the value of hard work Dennis Van Tine/STAR MAX/IPx

Country singer Charlie Daniels is no stranger to a politically-charged comment every now and then. From comments on the current presidential race to terrorism, Daniels does not bite his tongue.

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This week was no different. Tuesday, Daniels tweeted something that has some calling him a racist.

Daniels tweeted that there are some students who should spend time “picking cotton.”

There wasn’t much context for the tweet since Daniels’ previous tweet — sent two minutes prior — was about free speech.

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His critics pounced on the “picking cotton” tweet’s message.

https://twitter.com/goldietaylor/status/717407875497373698

https://twitter.com/itmeJRC/status/717344927773040641

Daniels did find some support, though.

https://twitter.com/justmeleigha/status/717359438387146752

Daniels followed up the next day with a message that he was talking about what young people could learn from manual labor.

Daniels seemed to get more support once he explained his position.

https://twitter.com/waynefromtexas/status/717733717037359104

Daniels hasn’t returned to his soapbox on Twitter with any new controversial messages since. But, just wait…

(H/T NY Daily News)

Yolanda R. Arrington is a content editor for Rare. Tweet her @iamyolanda and like her on Facebook.
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