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Is McCain Resorting To Racial Attacks? (NPR filth)
npr ^ | 10/10/08 | NPR

Posted on 10/10/2008 4:11:34 PM PDT by Drango

In the final lap of the U.S. presidential race some believe Sen. John McCain's (R-AZ) attacks against Sen. Barack Obama's (D-IL) character have gone too far and, for some, are even racist.

McCain was sharply criticized after the debate between the two candidates at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn., for referring to Obama as "that one" — a reference that many interpreted as racially loaded.

Our weekly Political Chat takes on this issue as well as apparent attempts by the McCain campaign to de-Americanize Obama. McCain surrogates have taken to drawing attention to Obama's middle name, Hussein – a tactic that plays into racist assumptions that Obama is a Muslim with anti-American leanings, according to critics.

The McCain camp has also ratcheted up Obama's association with William Ayers, a former member of the Weather Underground Organization, a 1960s radical group that bombed government buildings.

CNN anchor Campbell Brown, Chicago Sun Times columnist Mary Mitchell, and activist and journalist Asra Nomani join the discussion

AUDIO at link above


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2008; defundnpr; defundpbsnpr; dnctalkingpoints; liberaltalkradio; npr; staterunmedia; yellowjournalism
This is a classic whisper campaign. nudge, nudge...whisper, whisper... wink, wink... hint, hint....IS MCCAIN A RACIST? SOME SAY HE IS!

NPR will claim they just asking...but in reality they are serving as the propaganda wing of the DNC. The filthy comments their listeners post below the article are the same you would see on DU and DKOS. Shame on NPR.

1 posted on 10/10/2008 4:11:34 PM PDT by Drango
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To: Drango

Next time smarmy Katies asks “some people say you are a racist” or other similar crapola Sarah Palin should lean in and say “Which people? I’ll go have a talk with them.”


2 posted on 10/10/2008 4:14:09 PM PDT by Mr. K (Some days even my lucky rocketship underpants don't help)
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To: Drango

I hope so....


3 posted on 10/10/2008 4:14:31 PM PDT by traditional1 ("The American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery")
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To: Drango

“Some say” with the press means “we say.” Oldest tactic they practice.


4 posted on 10/10/2008 4:14:39 PM PDT by Luke21
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To: Drango

Mary Mitchell is the most racist, bigoted person on the face of the earth.


5 posted on 10/10/2008 4:15:31 PM PDT by facedown (Armed in the Heartland)
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To: Drango

Why is NPR run by wife beaters?


6 posted on 10/10/2008 4:18:36 PM PDT by dr_who
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To: dr_who
Why is NPR run by wife beaters?

"Some say" those who work at NPR who are not wife beaters may be pedophiles. /sarc

7 posted on 10/10/2008 4:22:05 PM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: Drango
into racist assumptions that Obama is a Muslim with anti-American leanings

Islam is not a race, however muslims do believe that kufir (non-muslims) are lesser animals (the offspring of pigs and monkeys), undeserving of equal rights and protectionsunder the laws of Islamic nations.

Also there are plenty of pinko white liberals who are anti-American. Believing someone to be anti-American does not mean that "race" is a factor in that assumption.

His book discusses him taking on such topics in dorm discussions while at college (seeking leftists and Marxists, as HE identified them).

8 posted on 10/10/2008 4:23:28 PM PDT by weegee (Obama's a uniter?"I want you to argue with them (friends,neighbors,Republicans) & get in their face")
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To: Drango

NPR. We’re paying for this trash, folks.


9 posted on 10/10/2008 4:23:43 PM PDT by T. Buzzard Trueblood (Odinga is the new Ayers.)
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To: Drango

I wouldn’t pay too much attention to that network: THAT ONE.


10 posted on 10/10/2008 4:27:18 PM PDT by period end of story
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To: Drango
McCain was sharply criticized after the debate between the two candidates at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn., for referring to Obama as "that one" — a reference that many interpreted as racially loaded.

That One is racially loaded? They are grasping at straws!!!!!

11 posted on 10/10/2008 4:29:07 PM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Drango
as well as apparent attempts by the McCain campaign to de-Americanize Obama

Well, if it wasn't so freakin' easy to do... The extreme lengths they have to go to defend him on these grounds should speak volumes. Obama is very easily dropped into the "blame America first" crowd. He's also very easily dropped into the "racist" and the "socialist" box.

And it's worth repeating that the only candidate who has made directly racist statements in this campaign has been Obama with his "bitter people" who cling to "God, guns, and xenophobia."

Take "that one" to the cleaners. He deserves it. Joe Biden might disagree, though. (thinly veiled reference to Biden calling Obama a clean Black man).
12 posted on 10/10/2008 4:31:57 PM PDT by CaspersGh0sts
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To: Drango
some believe Sen. John McCain's (R-AZ) attacks against Sen. Barack Obama's (D-IL) character have gone too far and, for some, are even racist.

Of course "some believe" in this crap.

duh....

Care to guess who those "some" are?

TO: author of this crap piece:....

Do you still beat your wife?

Some of us think you do!

13 posted on 10/10/2008 4:33:30 PM PDT by LasVegasMac (Islam: Bringing the world death and destruction for 1400 years!)
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To: Drango

“that one” — a reference that many interpreted as racially loaded.

I interpret NPR as fecally loaded.


14 posted on 10/10/2008 4:34:39 PM PDT by aroostook war
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To: Drango

Ok somebody needs to explain why “that one” is causing such a stir. I honestly thought it was in reference to Obama saying “I am the one we have been waiting for”. What am I missing?


15 posted on 10/10/2008 4:36:49 PM PDT by Archon of the East (Universal Executive Power of the Law of Nature)
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To: weegee

Since they keep bringing this crap up, it seems as though they want it to happen. What a bunch of fools. If a race riot broke out it would most likely make them happy. Maybe this is what they are trying to promote.


16 posted on 10/10/2008 4:41:04 PM PDT by RC2
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To: Drango

Are they refering to HUSSIEN Obama as THAT ONE? Well they don’t want us to use his legal middle name, so what is the problem?


17 posted on 10/10/2008 4:41:22 PM PDT by annieokie
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To: Drango

What racial attacks? They can view what McCain has said, as well as anyone else. My God, do these people have to make things up? We’re are in bad shape when we let charlatans say that anything is a “racist attack”.


18 posted on 10/10/2008 4:42:42 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Does Obama know ANYONE who likes America, capitalism, or white people?)
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To: Drango
the black racists are already threatening worldwide violence if HusseinO loses, according to this totally biased and overhyped MSM story about "Obamamania in Kenya"

this is an excerpt of a news story found on drudge

In Nairobi's largest slum Kibera, several groups have sprung in support of the Illinois senator and T-shirt vendors across the city are making a killing by selling tops bearing Obama's picture or name.

Obama is concerned about the youth, said Daniel Ochieng, the leader of a Kibera self-help group also doubling as a local Obama campaign machine under the moniker "Obama's Disciples."

He can help us more than an older candidate," he added, in an apparent reference to Republican presidential candidate John McCain, who is 72. Obama is 47.

T-shirt designer Tony Ndolo has sold 250 tops written "Ndio Tunaweza," Swahili version of Obama's campaign slogan "Yes We Can," in the last two weeks.

Rising from devastating post-election violence, some Kenyans warned against "rigging" Obama out of the presidential contest.

"If he (Obama) is beaten, he should be beaten fairly otherwise there will be chaos in the whole world," said Kibera resident Elias Juma, who says he is from the same village as Obama's Kenyan folks.

From what I have heard , husseinO is actullay not well liked in kenya because of his ties with Odinga and they hold Obama responsible for the post election violence

So I call BS on this story

19 posted on 10/10/2008 4:53:29 PM PDT by KTM rider (The solution is to stimulate the manufacture of goods in USA)
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To: Archon of the East
Ok somebody needs to explain why “that one” is causing such a stir. I honestly thought it was in reference to Obama saying “I am the one we have been waiting for”. What am I missing?

McCain's misspoke - should've said "The One" instead of "That one".

20 posted on 10/10/2008 4:55:41 PM PDT by Inspectorette
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To: Drango; All

They KNOW it is not racist and they know who exactly the “code words”, that people like Palin uses, identify as part of Obama’s base - them, the elite media and the elite academia; and Obama’s close alliance and association with them.

They are playing the “race card” because they know it is them, not “Blacks” that Palin observes as against us and the people identify with it - identify with the media and academia as NOT “one of us”.

And that pisses them off, because they know it’s true.


21 posted on 10/10/2008 4:56:27 PM PDT by Wuli
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To: Wuli

Obama said that McaCain is a “typical white person” who has bigoted feelings toward blacks. NPR concurs.


22 posted on 10/10/2008 5:09:22 PM PDT by boop (Democracy is the theory that the people get the government they deserve, good and hard.)
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To: Drango

The “race card” is a lot like the “F-Bomb”; the more you hear it, the less effective it is. Think about that the 15th of January when we ‘celebrate’ MLK day! What a farce the so-called ‘civil rights crusade’ has become. If you disagree with Obama, you’re racist. Give Me a Break!!


23 posted on 10/10/2008 5:15:17 PM PDT by ArchAngel1983 (Arch Angel- on guard)
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To: Inspectorette
OK, but why is “that one” causing such a ruckus?
24 posted on 10/10/2008 5:28:24 PM PDT by Archon of the East (Universal Executive Power of the Law of Nature)
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To: Drango

Nobama has pretended for at least four years now that he is not a racist, thin-skinned black activist as found with Farrakhan, Jackson and Sharpton.

Now that we have begun to understand his radical character, and have begun to tell the public why we question his character, he, and all his surrogates are showing that all was pretense - he’s just another racist, thin-skinned black activist who can’t take criticism of his character without calling such criticism racist.

Frankly, his radical political character is an embarrassment, to any race.

Meanwhile, the people he calls racist would gladly and enthusiastically support many great African Americans, such as Sowell, Blackwell and Steele.

But you see, to Obama, your support of people like Sowell, Blackwell and Steele does not mean you are not racist; because to people like Obama such noble Black Americans are just Oreos.


25 posted on 10/10/2008 5:49:29 PM PDT by Wuli
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To: Archon of the East

Because the Obamabots are desperate. I believe that their internal polls are showing them in a lot weaker position than is being publicized. It’s like the latest hoop-ti-doo about the “rage” at McCain-Palin rallies. It’s another manufactured issue, but it’s being blown all out of proportion by the desperate left.


26 posted on 10/10/2008 6:20:42 PM PDT by Inspectorette
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To: ArchAngel1983

It’s not Obama’s black skin I object to, it’s his red ideology.


27 posted on 10/10/2008 6:52:11 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: Inspectorette

I hope so and I believe that is likely the case. But every time I turn the TV on or listen to the radio its an Obama ad on, the 2003 vote against coal, bashing McCain’s health care plan or whatever the flavor of the day is. I guess McCain is saving for the last 2 weeks but its almost like a continual onslaught of Obama. As for the rage, I’m positive its provocateurs causing the problems they just need to investigate it and show what dirty tactics Obama uses.


28 posted on 10/10/2008 7:05:06 PM PDT by Archon of the East (Universal Executive Power of the Law of Nature)
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