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Speaker Tim Jones (r) [file photo].

Today the outgoing (due to term limits) Speaker of the Missouri House, Tim Jones (r), took to Twitter with a retweet:

Tim W. Jones retweeted

UnhyphenatedAmerica @UnhyphenAmerica

“The black elite are more dangerous than the The Klu Klux Klan, to Black Americans.” ~ Arthur BigBully Savage…. [….]

He received a media response:

Eli Yokley ‏@eyokley

My other question, @SpeakerTimJones, is what do you mean by this tweet? That’s quite an assertion. #Ferguson 12:15 PM – 24 Nov 2014

And that’s just part of a longer exchange.

A few other reactions about Speaker Tim Jones’ (r) Twitter feed today:

Tony Messenger @tonymess

A city is on edge, and #MO’s Speaker of the House is trolling editorial writers about black-on-black crime. Think about that. #Ferguson 11:35 AM – 24 Nov 2014

Eli Yokley ‏@eyokley

I’m candidly more interested in what @SpeakerTimJones means that Black ldrs have been “more dangerous” than the KKK [….] 12:24 PM – 24 Nov 2014

SharkFu ‏@SharkFu

Re: that last tweet. That’s the Speaker of the Missouri House. [*]sets down iPhone…backs away slowly[*] 2:37 PM – 24 Nov 2014

SharkFu ‏@SharkFu

Sorry, my mind is still blown by that. I had to check it twice, y’all!! Just when you think you’ve seen it all… 3:03 PM – 24 Nov 2014