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Whole Foods Apologizes for ´Racist´
Sign Showing Obama Selling Chicken

Breitbart´s Big Government, by Warner Todd Huston

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/22/2013 9:37:36 AM

After many complaints, a Whole Foods store in New York City took down a sign featuring an artist´s depiction of President Obama selling whole organic chicken. The drawing appeared on a chalk board placed on the sidewalk outside the store located at Columbus and 97th Streets on the city´s Upper West Side. Some customers and neighbors complained that using the President´s image to sell chicken was an offensive racial stereotype. On Thursday, WNBC in New York interviewed a man that lives in the neighborhood of the store. "There are certain things that have been used to put

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This has gone way beyond tiresome. Free speech is only allowed by certain people. It sickens me.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 2/22/2013 9:47:00 AM     (No. 9190530)

Obama is only good at selling his own rotten bull!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Paglia guy, 2/22/2013 9:50:55 AM     (No. 9190538)

He could easily be portrayed as selling half-white chickens.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Wilko, 2/22/2013 9:53:34 AM     (No. 9190551)

But he likes chicken, doesn´t he? How is that not truth in advertising? Racist? Not hardly.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: hardhead, 2/22/2013 9:56:06 AM     (No. 9190556)

How must it feel to wake up every morning knowing, just KNOWING, somehow, somewhere you will be offended because of your race? Not much of a life, if you ask me...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: PageTurner, 2/22/2013 9:57:08 AM     (No. 9190559)

Anything Obama´s selling is spoiled goods, based on all the stuff he´s shoved on us already. I question WF´s judgment in using him as a pitchman, given his proven record for delivering rotten goods to the American people.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mitzi, 2/22/2013 10:03:21 AM     (No. 9190573)

I find it hard to believe that Obama´s picture would actually be considered a selling point. I´d go out of my way to avoid the product.



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Reply 7 - Posted by: DARling, 2/22/2013 10:10:33 AM     (No. 9190590)

If blacks ate more chicken (non-fried), they would not have the obesity and diabetes rates they have now. That could apply to everyone. Why is buying chicken, especially organic chicken, considered racist? I have known plenty of white southerners and non-southerners who like fried chicken and watermelon. Should white people whine about the image of Colonel Sanders? How silly does this have to get?

This hits me like the idiots who think it´s anti-Indian to call teams "Chiefs" and "Braves." Those descriptions should be aspired to, unlike the reality of alcoholism and diabetes.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: right-turn, 2/22/2013 10:19:27 AM     (No. 9190616)

How about being associated with grits, collard greens,black eyed peas with hog jowls, sweet potato pie etc. Which are insults to blacks and which to red necks and which to the rest of us in the south?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Scribelus, 2/22/2013 10:22:52 AM     (No. 9190627)

"They ain´t nobody in this here coop but us chickens."

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Reply 10 - Posted by: SiliconValleyDude, 2/22/2013 10:34:25 AM     (No. 9190654)

Did they apologize to the chickens?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: jalo1951, 2/22/2013 10:34:44 AM     (No. 9190656)

What about that black woman who sells chicken and biscuits on tv? Popeye´s I think. Is that racist? Can a black person never be seen around a chicken? Not selling it, eating it or frying it? For goodness sakes. This PC crap has gone on long enough.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 2/22/2013 10:42:30 AM     (No. 9190675)

If I were a chicken I wouldn`t want Obama selling me either.....

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 2/22/2013 11:00:18 AM     (No. 9190726)

Barak Obama walks into a bar with a chicken on his head............

Bartender: Hey....how ya doin´ ?

Chicken: I´d be doin´ a lot better if you could get this guy off my azz.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: uno, 2/22/2013 11:28:10 AM     (No. 9190781)

#15 - an even shorter version is:

Bartender sez: "Ooh, that really musta hurt when you laid that egg!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Razorgirl, 2/22/2013 11:31:49 AM     (No. 9190787)

Thanks Blue. Now I get to spend the next 15 minutes swabbing the coffee from between my keyboard keys.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 2/22/2013 11:45:08 AM     (No. 9190817)

Well he does look black in that drawing and his middle name is Hussein but we have to ignore all that and pretend he is on the side of this country.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: kanphil, 2/22/2013 12:06:08 PM     (No. 9190899)

Political correctness truly is a mental illness, and it´s spreading.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Caveman, 2/22/2013 1:18:14 PM     (No. 9191043)

#10. If that is what is you are serving for dinner, I will be right there.


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Reply 19 - Posted by: craige, 2/22/2013 1:54:43 PM     (No. 9191120)

Those complaining about a black Americans selling fried chicken, are racist themselves. They are the same bunch who believe blacks are inferior and need help to ´level the playing field´.

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