Skip to comments.Republican contest marred by Obama song (Barack the Magic Negro)
Posted on 12/29/2008 7:28:53 AM PST by Responsibility2nd
An offensive, racially tinged song entitled Barack the Magic Negro has become an issue in the battle for the leadership of the Republican party.
The song was included in a CD distributed by Chip Saltman, who is seeking to be elected the next party chairman.
Saltman, former campaign manager for Mike Huckabee, the former Arkansas governor who fought unsuccessfully for the Republican presidential nomination this year, sent out the CD as a Christmas present to party members. It is a compilation of songs critical of liberals entitled We Hate the US.
He defended his move, saying that anyone listening to it would know it was intended to be light-hearted and satirical, and the row had been created by the liberal media.
But his main rival for the post, Mike Duncan, the present incumbent, issued a statement saying: "The 2008 election was a wake-up call for Republicans to reach out and bring more people into our party. I am shocked and appalled that anyone would think this is appropriate, as it clearly does not move us in the right direction."
The song gained prominence last year when Rush Limbaugh, the rightwing radio show host, began airing it.
(Excerpt) Read more at guardian.co.uk ...
Notice that Republicans are falling all over themselves to apologize for this song.
Huckabee Campaign Manager Gives Questionable Christmas Present MSNBC - 13 hours ago Former campaign manager for Governor Huckabee's presidential run is facing serious criticism about his Christmas gift choices. Chip Saltsman, now running ...
Racist "Barack the Magic Negro" song hurts GOP Kansas City Star, MO - 20 hours ago By Yael T. Abouhalkah, Kansas City Star Editorial Page columnist The national GOP loses again with a new controversy over the "Barack the Magic Negro" song. ...
GOP Receives Obama Parody to Mixed Reviews New York Times, United States - Dec 27, 2008 By JASON DePARLE WASHINGTON To the issues that divide the Republican Party, there comes one more. Some Republicans find humor in the song Barack the ...
Title and lyrics by the Los Angeles Times .... and the media is “offended”? They should get over themselves in the worst possible way ...
I’d rather see Saltman than Duncan, but would really like to see other options.
Once again, the Republicans are showing what pussies they are. The Republicans are disgusting.
The first time I heard of a magic negro was from the Dave Chappelle show where he played a magic negro who grants wishes.
Doesnt Rush have a song of the same title? How soon will he be blamed for this?
What they gonna do when they find out the chimpy they now have is much smarter than the chimpy they are going to get on January 20? Big let down.
Blah, blah blah...
It would appear the GOP has even less backbone than previously thought. Let’s just roll them into the Democrat party and quit pretending they are anything but what they are.
Oops, didnt read the last sentence.
Yet the Democrats can call Bush a talking monkey and there is no problem. Blacks have been calling themselves Negroes for centuries but “talking monkey” is pure and simple dehumanization.
I presume this IS the Rush song.
From Chimpy to Chumpy................
Mike Duncan, the present incumbent, issued a statement saying: "The 2008 election was a wake-up call for Republicans to reach out and bring more people into our partyMike, I have three words for you and they AIN'T -- Happy New Year.
ps: take your 'Big Tent' and go join a circus.
Repeating what a liberal says in a funny voice makes it racist apparently.
I noticed some twit yesterday on yahoo news trying to make an issue of this.
The Obama “Magic Negro” moniker was coined by an LA times op-ed writer early last year. The song originated afterwards.
Of course the MSM will never let that little pearl of truth be know.
“Saltman, former campaign manager for Mike Huckabee, “
For this reason alone he should not be chairman of the RNC.
No doubt trying to pave the way for the huchster.
As conserning the song, play it often.
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