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Obama Aide: With These
Republicans, There’d
Still Be Slavery

Washington Free Beacon, by Staff

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 12/3/2012 10:24:31 AM

Chuck Todd relayed the comments of an Obama aide on Monday morning’s ‘Morning Joe’ on MSNBC: CHUCK TODD: You’re going to like this. So, I threw the Lincoln analogy at a close aide to the president last week, and he said, ‘You know, with this Republican, with the way politics of Washington are today, there’d still be slavery. Lincoln wouldn’t have been able to navigate the polarization between the media between this–’ It was an interesting and depressing observation from this very smart White House aide.

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This is just breathtaking. As has been stated many times before, "journalism" is dead. This is the entire article.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: daisey, 12/3/2012 10:35:27 AM     (No. 9045808)

Chuck doesn´t know his history. Historically the dems ssupported slavery and were against the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Just ask Al Gore, Sr.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: CEP, 12/3/2012 10:35:56 AM     (No. 9045816)

These people are disgusting and shows just how juvenile the country is becoming.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: LAW428, 12/3/2012 10:41:58 AM     (No. 9045831)

This is a bizarre twisting to say the least, since it was the Democrats who gave us the KKK and the Republicans who put an end to slavery. Well, with four decades of history revision in government run public schools, who´s to know the difference?

The Dems own the modern welfare plantation and minorities bow to "da massah."

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Reply 4 - Posted by: NYbob, 12/3/2012 10:44:12 AM     (No. 9045838)

They really can´t help it, it is what they are. The bigger problem is the fact that it seems like EVERY Republican in DC is OK with being a punching bag for the media/Democrats. This failure to define themselves or strike back when slandered is a big part of where we are. I understand that many may rightly feel that things are so far gone in the culture that saying anything won´t really matter or that no one will report it. On the other hand aren´t any of them angry that a smug team of propagandists feel comfortable saying things like this? There isn´t ONE Republican who makes the effort to confront Todd or MSNBC or the White House over this slimy comment? I wish the Republican party had more Allen West and less Rence/Rove.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bighambone, 12/3/2012 10:45:25 AM     (No. 9045841)

Once Todd decided to make mention of the supposed White House aide´s comment, he should have identified the White House aide by name, as who knows if a White House aide really said what Todd said was said, or if Todd a known liberal Democrat hack, did not just make it all up to make himself look good to the liberal Democrats.

Anyway, historically it was the Democrats who supported slavery, not the Republicans.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Packard Man, 12/3/2012 11:11:55 AM     (No. 9045899)

Just another example of the cooperative spirit in Washington, D.C.! (s/o)

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Reply 7 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 12/3/2012 11:19:16 AM     (No. 9045919)

Obviously since today´s republician´s are spinless they wouldn´t have been able to beat the southern Democrats durning the Civil War to end slavery. The Democrats would have won and the US would be no more.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Grambo, 12/3/2012 11:24:01 AM     (No. 9045932)

If something isn’t done about the ignorance of history in America, we’ll end up electing a president who thinks there are 57 states.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: peebster, 12/3/2012 11:31:03 AM     (No. 9045948)

...when is someone going to stand up to these facists and say "NO! it is YOUR party that is the party of slavery. Modern progressive slavery, addicting millions of blacks to victimhood, EBT cards, Obamaphones, welfare, unemployment and hatred all to aggrandize ensure power of your party! You only use these folks as props and tools to seed your power! YOU are the racist." Fight back!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 12/3/2012 11:44:27 AM     (No. 9045971)

Reply 4 never misses a chance to bad mouth Republicans. I have read the same post so often I could save myself the trouble of reading it.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: nimby, 12/3/2012 11:47:06 AM     (No. 9045978)

Chuck Tudd living in his own LIBERAL world!!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: mickturn, 12/3/2012 11:50:03 AM     (No. 9045986)

Actually there is still slavery but not the type he´s referring to. Those in bondage are the ´Makers´, the workers in America paying extremely high taxes for the corruption of this administration and the entire Dimocratic party. I guess it´s OK since those slaves are working to make ends meet and are being stabbed in the back as they work harder and harder to offset the outright theft of our government and taxes!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: yuban, 12/3/2012 11:51:08 AM     (No. 9045989)

It works great for the Left so they will continue spewing their hatred and winning elections.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: chief568, 12/3/2012 11:51:22 AM     (No. 9045993)

With THIS Administration, there STILL IS slavery!

Only it is the enslavement of EVERY working American to those who do NOT work.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: robertthomason, 12/3/2012 11:57:29 AM     (No. 9046017)

How smart are you when you exhibit such ignorance about the Republican Party and the end of slavery. Who passed the three constitutional amendments to end slavery? It took constitutional conservatives in the Republican Party to do that. Many of today´s Republicans are constitutional conservatives. How many are there in this White House?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: mindyourbubble, 12/3/2012 12:06:38 PM     (No. 9046036)

My Guess:I´ll wager he repeated only what he has heard within the Obama administration´s offices.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 12/3/2012 12:12:12 PM     (No. 9046046)

Hmmm... Abraham Lincoln was a Republican.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 12/3/2012 1:00:43 PM     (No. 9046157)

‘You know, with this Republican, with the way politics of Washington are today, there’d still be slavery. Lincoln wouldn’t have been able to navigate the polarization between the media between this–’" - Article

Is that so? This "aide" doesn´t know history. Last evening I saw the new film, "Lincoln". Over and over again, the movie portrayed the Democratic Party as the obstacle to passing the 13th Amendment. It could not have been clearer. I have to wonder what any Democrats watching the movie, directed by Steven Spielberg, might have been thinking, because they could not have missed it.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Freedom First, 12/3/2012 1:38:27 PM     (No. 9046232)

To be expected from a WH that must keep America divided racially to have any chance at weilding power. Also to be expected is the inane cheer leading by malevolent leftists at MSNBC.

Nobody in America today supports slavery - especially the one major party in our country that supports freedom, AKA Republicans.

Had the current Democrats been around during the time of Lincoln, they would have been laughed out of every election in every corner of the country - North and South. Nobody anywhere would have supported the current Democrats love of dictatorial government, their guilt in bankrupting the country, and their role in destroying the family as an important institution.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: John21, 12/3/2012 2:06:11 PM     (No. 9046300)

A moron having a discussion with an idiot, but it is MSNBC what else can you expect.

With their hero "Zero" programs and policies there will be slavery in America by 2016. It will be the slavery of the American young to the federal governments incompetence, corruption and debt. The next generation or two will never see the freedoms that America once stood for and will believe that the stories that their parents told them were just that Stories.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: NYbob, 12/3/2012 2:38:10 PM     (No. 9046376)

Sorry #10 that I don´t meet your standards, but unless the ´loyal opposition´ gets it in gear it is not just over for them as a party, it is over for all of us. My frustration is the 12 years of Republicans being lead by the nose by people as petty as Chris Matthews. Their failure to respond, explain or advocate paved the way for the worst President any of us have ever seen, TWICE. I vote for all of them, but even when they win, the Republicans somehow manage to lose, as in the case of Franken and probably Romney. So yeah, they need some criticism. Pretending they aren´t inept doesn´t convince anyone.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 12/3/2012 3:12:05 PM     (No. 9046465)

#18, that´s what this is all about - the truth presented in the Spielberg film must be offset by this Administration and their fellow travellers distinguishing between "this Republican" (these Republicans), and Lincoln era Republicans.

Today´s Republicans are, to "the masses", whatever leftists say they are, and will remain so until Republicans begin defining themselves instead of letting leftists do it. That means, Republicans are racist haters who want blacks "back in chains".

Those accusations may seem ridiculous to us, but, they are truth to the indoctrinated.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: frenesi1, 12/3/2012 3:17:59 PM     (No. 9046477)

Good one, #8

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Sherlock, 12/3/2012 6:09:06 PM     (No. 9046757)

I`m with #4/10 all the way and it should be repeated over and over.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: johnnygeneric, 12/3/2012 6:45:12 PM     (No. 9046804)

We really need to take the control of lanmguage from the Dems. They are re-writing history. They are the biggest BIGOTS and RACISTS that ever existed.

The enslaved Blacks and now with Socialism they will enslave the rest of us!

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