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From "Cracker Counties" to Our "Lion King"
Tenacious B ^ | 2/2/2012 | Brittney Morrett

Posted on 02/02/2012 2:31:35 PM PST by bmorrett

From "Cracker Counties" to Our "Lion King"

I’m tired of writing about the left’s hypocrisy issues when it comes to race – but some stories must be commented on. The left will never miss the opportunity to scream racism. They will also never miss a chance to denigrate white conservatives, particularly if they are poor, or to try and strip the heritage from minority conservatives. It’s like, “Pass Go and collect $200!” – “See a conservative minority and you must insult them racially!”

There are two prime examples this week:

1. “Cracker Counties”

On January 31, Jonathan Martin of Politico gave an interview on-air with MSNBC about the GOP Florida primary. This would be unremarkable except that Martin referred to several of the panhandle counties as “cracker counties.” In case you live under a rock – “cracker” is often used as pejorative term for whites.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: activism; blogpimp; conservative; liberal; racism; vanity

1 posted on 02/02/2012 2:31:40 PM PST by bmorrett
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But the Cracker Barrel welcomes non-crackers who have money to spend.


2 posted on 02/02/2012 2:43:42 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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It was encouraging the way the rest of the Morning Joe panel jumped on him until he offered an apology. JUST KIDDING!!!!


3 posted on 02/02/2012 2:46:40 PM PST by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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Can you imagine the fury that would be unleashed IF someone in talk radio or television from the right referred to a black community as the “jungle bunnies” counties? Hmmm I think they’d be shouting it from the rooftops how terrible it was for them to say that.


4 posted on 02/02/2012 2:51:19 PM PST by Qwackertoo (Gingrich/West 2012)
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Sup Cracka??
5 posted on 02/03/2012 8:07:24 AM PST by sunny48
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