If the GOP wants to win more black votes, it will need to get a lot more “racist.” The scare quotes are necessary because I don’t think the Republican party is racist now (and, historically, the GOP has a lot less to answer for than the Democratic party does). But that hasn’t stopped a lot of people from slandering Republicans as racist for one reason or another. Right now, many in Washington — particularly the leadership of the Congressional Black Caucus — insist that Republican attacks on U.N. ambassador Susan Rice are racist and, yawn, sexist.
FTA: Any serious attempt by the GOP to win black votes won’t involve Republicans copycatting liberal policies. It will require going over the heads of the black and white liberal slanderers to offer a sincere alternative to failed liberal policies on schools, poverty, crime, etc. The more effective that effort, the more the GOP will be called racist.
I hope the GOP hears Jonah on this one!
They need to quit acting as though the racism charge is true. Every effort to "copycat" liberals, and kowtow to their demands, is implicit admission that their accusations are true.
That angers many of us because we know that we are not racist, and we don´t appreciate those who represent us implying the opposite.
Unless there was massive fraud in the election, the stupid zombies will believe whatever narrative the MSM is pushing, despite all evidence to the contrary.
The truth about the GOP and race does not matter. Just like the whole ridiculous war on women thing. No basis in truth but truth does not matter. Some Senate candidate says a stupid thing and Romney gets pegged with it. It doesn´t matter what down ticket Dems do and say. Somehow that´s no reflection on Obama at all. They´ll do it to the next guy too.
It seems simple enough to me; when unable to argue facts when being criticized, the vast majority of blacks will cry racism. The closer to the truth the criticism gets, the louder these cries of racism become...
I would like to point out that ´´stupid zombies ´´ in my previous post is a reference to Obama voters in general who bought the MSM narrative and not Black voters in specific. And the zombies are mostly female.
I´ve embraced my inner racist. I believe in the founding documents, I believe in Capitolism, Free Enterprise, a Limited Constitutional Republic, I believe in working for what I earn, I intentionally exceed expectations and I believe that government handouts come with strings.
I remember the first time that I was called a racist. I was asked what I thought of Jesse Jackson when he was running for president. I stated that Jackson is a complete idiot. I was labled a racist. The second time was when I agreed with a California proposition to not provide tax payer benefits to illegal aliens.
Since then, any time Ive been labled a racist I say, "fine, I´m a racist. Now tell me how my position is wrong".
Well done, Jonah! Glad to see the article as a Must Read.
The old Chinese proverb:Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. came to mind as I was reading Jonah´s article. I think it terrifies Democrats who hope it won´t become a reality in the black community. If it did, there goes their control.
As more young blacks graduate from college, they will begin to scratch their collective heads and wonder why Condoleeza Rice, Herman Caine, Allan West, Arthur Davis (newly converted), Mia Love, Ken Blackwell, and other lesser-known black politicians chose to be Republicans. Just calling these accomplished people "Uncle Toms" won´t cut it with better educated blacks. Sooner or later intellectual curiosity will kick in.
Susan Rice has been caught in a lie - maybe it´s not her fault, but she obviously lied to Congress and is, thus, damaged goods. Are we now expected to believe that the liar is a victim and the lie-catcher is a racist? Come on, give me a break - oh, I forgot, the lie-catchers are mostly old, white men and Republicans.
Republicans can turn the tables on the Dems by using Saul Alinsy´s Rules: loudly ridicule the Dems for equating a liar as a victim and the whistle-blower as a racist.
with every article posted on fb about Mia Love, Allen West, Michele Bachman,etc. I comment "there the left goes with their war on women (or blacks) again" We have to stop letting them by with this garbage. Call it what it can be named, not what it is. It´s an Alinsky rule # something I´m sure
If blacks had a clue, and had studied in school, they would know that it was the Republicans freed the slaves in the Civil War. At first look, the freed slaves did not do well, they were used to certain housing and food and now they had to get jobs. It was a terrible war and has been years in sorting out the race thing.
Exactly #2: Col. West was dealt a losing hand by the Dems. Hope he comes back strong, and soon.
As for Republican racism, if the CBC considers sneering "Get off my TV N***er"" whenever our traitorous dictator-in-chief shows up--though never using that hateful term with anyone else, well I guess they have a point.
The Republican party is the largest organization containing conservatives (who as individuals don´t intend to become liberals any time soon), so caving to black demands for more freebies and privilages risks losing conservatives to a separate party. Republicans would become the civilized country club democrat-lite.
My gut tells me that the democrat party has already marginalized itself into a collection of thugs, slugs, and hedonists that classic liberals like Pat Cadell can´t abide and will no longer support.
The minute I hear of ´our leadership´ meeting with the CBC or any "civil rights leader" will be the beginning of a party registration change.
What some liberals and black socialists have done is essentially set up a new performance standard, the "He or she did the best he or she could because of the current racism that he or she faces in this country" standard to protect incompetence, and since it appears to have worked in the election process it is not going to go away and will only get worse.
Race is not a field where the GOP can win. Obama and the media have whipped up anti-european-male racism to the tipping point. Allen West proves that not even running minorities will help. AS a matter of survival, I think it´s time to split the country.
Interesting to see that the Democrat party has now become one which is controlled and directed by white liberals, who then need to dole-out some "gifts" to a selected number of minorities, who are then very grateful so they tell the rest to fall in line.
So, as per Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, the Democrats are not minority-majority party.
#17 - why would you use an incendiary epithet like that? Calling him a Marxist pig or a lying Muslim illegal immigrant would be reasonable. But what virtue is there in tossing around dehumanizing labels like that, anyway? There may be places in Southie or the Deep South where it could be considered a mating call (as it will attract others who are proud to be bigots). But I´ve never considered Lcom to be one of those places.
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