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Video: Dan Rather: ‘Articulate’ Obama couldn’t even ‘sell watermelons’!
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Posted on 03/08/2010 12:21:51 PM PST by iloveamerica1980

Video clip of Danny boy from an earlier Hot Air article: Rather on Chris Matthews show: "He's a nice person (only because he's a Democrat), he's very articulate but...he couldn't sell watermelons if it, you gave him the state troopers to flag down the traffic."


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: danrather; obama; politics

1 posted on 03/08/2010 12:21:51 PM PST by iloveamerica1980
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2 posted on 03/08/2010 12:23:46 PM PST by magellan
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....and let’s see if lefty Rather gets “busted” for it!


3 posted on 03/08/2010 12:25:10 PM PST by iloveamerica1980 (Topop)
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To: magellan

That’s right that is rascist! Imagining mentioning Watermelons and black people at the same time. My my my Dan Rather hates black people.


4 posted on 03/08/2010 12:25:18 PM PST by bilhosty (Don' t tax people tax newsprint)
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To: magellan

Beat me to it.


5 posted on 03/08/2010 12:26:32 PM PST by Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus (We bury Democrats face down so that when they scratch, they get closer to home.)
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To: iloveamerica1980
Contrary IMO to the charge that this is a racist statement, it isn't.

This is just a Southern figure of speech...and I agree. Obama is a crappy salesman! All hot air and no delivery OR integrity!

6 posted on 03/08/2010 12:26:56 PM PST by SonOfDarkSkies (I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself... - D.H. Lawrence)
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To: iloveamerica1980

Here is a guy who uttered the words “And he got a case of the Buckwheats”


7 posted on 03/08/2010 12:28:21 PM PST by 70th Division (I love my country but fear my government!)
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“Listen, he’s a nice person, he’s very articulate -— this is what’s [gonna] be used against him -— but he couldn’t sell watermelons if you gave him state troopers to flag down the traffic.”


8 posted on 03/08/2010 12:28:24 PM PST by mbarker12474 (If thine enemy offend thee, give his childe a drum.)
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To: iloveamerica1980
Dan Rather has always had a problem with "the darkies."
9 posted on 03/08/2010 12:30:05 PM PST by Sloth (Civil disobedience? I'm afraid only the uncivil kind is going to cut it this time.)
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It’s obviously Rather’s claim of what Repubs will say about Obama, and not what Rather thinks himself.

I can’t believe people are running with this...

It’s very obvious that he is mocking Republicans, imo...


10 posted on 03/08/2010 12:31:51 PM PST by ltc8k6
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To: iloveamerica1980

To me it’d be funnier if he said Obama couldn’t sell fried chicken at KFC .... then too, Obama couldn’t sell five dollar bills on a New York street corner for a dollar ....


11 posted on 03/08/2010 12:32:25 PM PST by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed)
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Contrary IMO to the charge that this is a racist statement, it isn't.

We agree.

The issue isn't racism. The issue is that of endlessly being accused of racism. And that of endless race-baiting on one side. And that of self-righteous liberals using the charge of racism against conservatives, but not against their own.

12 posted on 03/08/2010 12:32:40 PM PST by mbarker12474 (If thine enemy offend thee, give his childe a drum.)
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To: magellan

Gosh, that poor kid (can’t call him a boy, that would be racist) is certainly getting a workout today.


13 posted on 03/08/2010 12:34:15 PM PST by Fresh Wind ("...a whip of political correctness strangles their voice"-Vaclav Klaus on GW skeptics)
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To: magellan
A historical perspective...

It wasn't right...but it was sure a lot more blatant then.

14 posted on 03/08/2010 12:46:47 PM PST by erkyl (We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office --Aesop (~550 BC))
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To: iloveamerica1980

"What you talking about Rather?"

15 posted on 03/08/2010 12:59:36 PM PST by libertarian27 (Land of the FEE, home of the SHAMED)
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To: Fresh Wind

You can say boy — look at all the “white boy” comments made by blacks. Also, the song “Play that funky music white boy”
is racist, is it not?


16 posted on 03/08/2010 1:28:05 PM PST by Mr. Wright ( in)
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To: iloveamerica1980

What a combo. Chris and Dan, but don’t call them racist. Mathews says after the state of the Union address that for awhile he forgot Obama was black. Then big mouth Dan says Obama couldn’t sell watermelons. Couple these mutts with reid and Biden and you could start a new wing of the KKK under the tutelage of KK Byrd. Can’t make this s$%t up. And do the race baitors, like Sharpton, Jackson or the Congressional Black caucas have anything to say....hell no.


17 posted on 03/08/2010 1:45:00 PM PST by kenmcg (uicl)
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To: mbarker12474
" ... if you gave him state troopers to flag down the traffic."

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18 posted on 03/08/2010 1:49:59 PM PST by magellan
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To: iloveamerica1980

Can you say “Alzheimers”?


19 posted on 03/08/2010 3:14:51 PM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: iloveamerica1980

BUMP


20 posted on 03/08/2010 3:17:51 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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bump


21 posted on 03/09/2010 1:33:11 PM PST by Captain Beyond (The Hammer of the gods! (Just a cool line from a Led Zep song))
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To: iloveamerica1980

Can somebody explain the racism associated with watermelon? I don’t get it.


22 posted on 03/09/2010 1:38:28 PM PST by gitmo
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