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Democrats see race factor for Barack Obama foes
politico.com ^ | September 14, 2009 | JONATHAN MARTIN

Posted on 09/14/2009 4:49:38 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

The whispers among some of his allies: that those who loathe Obama are driven in part by racism. Demonstrators are shown during a rally at Freedom Plaza in Washington on Saturday. Photo: AP

AUSTIN – Eight months into Barack Obama’s presidency, as criticism of his administration seems to reach new levels of volume and intensity each week, the whispers among some of his allies are growing louder: That those who loathe the nation’s first African–American president, and especially those who would deny his citizenship, are driven at least in part by racism.

It’s a feeling that’s acutely felt among those supporters of Obama who are themselves minorities. Conversations with Democrats at an otherwise upbeat Democratic National Committee fall gathering here, an event largely devoted to party housekeeping, reflected a growing anger at what many see as a troubling effort to delegitimize Obama’s hold on the office.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bho44; corruptmedia; democrats; factor; impeach; mediabias; medialies; obamafoesdontlikered; obamatruthfiles; poorpoorobama; race; racebaiting
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1 posted on 09/14/2009 4:49:38 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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2 posted on 09/14/2009 4:51:23 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama, the first ever 3 in a half year, lame duck TOTUS)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

I don’t care for his color. Red.


3 posted on 09/14/2009 4:52:57 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives
....maybe they should check with Kanye West for tips on how to approach a subject to get YOUR point across.
4 posted on 09/14/2009 4:53:02 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Exactly!!!

I really didn’t think the democrats would go this far.
It is a desparate, disgusting, Saul Alinsky move.


5 posted on 09/14/2009 4:54:20 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama, the first ever 3 in a half year, lame duck TOTUS)
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To: Doogle

Whats a “Kayne West”? Seriously.


6 posted on 09/14/2009 4:56:58 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (For only donating $100 bucks online to JOE WILSON, I sure feel like *A MILLION BUCKS* myself. Try it)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

This isn’t going to work anymore.

They can imply racism, or state it as fact - it is not going to work anymore. Who cares what these a-holes call us? They will be screaming “racism” all the way to hell.

We should laugh and make fun of them every time they use this outdated, overused, communist technique.


7 posted on 09/14/2009 4:57:16 AM PDT by MGMSwordsman
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

Yep.
All would be peaches, cream and flying unicorns-—If only O were Lilly-white instead of half A-rab.


8 posted on 09/14/2009 4:57:46 AM PDT by Flintlock
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

Who cares what they think. They are going to cry racist everytime they don’t get their way or dirty their diaper anyway.


9 posted on 09/14/2009 4:58:02 AM PDT by Quickgun (As a former fetus, I'm opposed to abortion)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

Yawn. They always do.

It doesn’t matter what this post says. They’re going to say it’s racist.

The sun shines. The sky is blue.


10 posted on 09/14/2009 4:58:12 AM PDT by Jemian
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

Who cares what they think. They are going to cry racist everytime they don’t get their way or dirty their diaper anyway.


11 posted on 09/14/2009 4:59:01 AM PDT by Quickgun (As a former fetus, I'm opposed to abortion)
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To: Flintlock

12 posted on 09/14/2009 4:59:06 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama, the first ever 3 in a half year, lame duck TOTUS)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives
I imply that playing the race card is demonic evil and that the people that push it are demons.

LLS

13 posted on 09/14/2009 4:59:30 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (hussama will never be my president... NEVER!)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

The race card is getting real old, but I have been called alot worse by better people.


14 posted on 09/14/2009 4:59:35 AM PDT by navygal (Palin 2012, change you will be begging for.)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

Democrats imply race factor for Barack Obama foes

IMPLY?
They are screaming it from the top of their lungs..
Its the only defense they have against the Communist takeover of America.


15 posted on 09/14/2009 5:01:17 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Proud to have made Communist Leader Obama's hit list at flag@whitehouse.gov)
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To: navygal
He has never left campaign mode.


16 posted on 09/14/2009 5:01:19 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama, the first ever 3 in a half year, lame duck TOTUS)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

...it’s what you do at an awards show when you think your selection is better...see here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9zmg4PabhQ


17 posted on 09/14/2009 5:01:36 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

Race is the ultimate straw man argument. From DU to Politico to Huffington to the mainstream media, they all have their talking points — make it about race and you don’t have to discuss issue. You don’t have to take the other side seriously if you can just dismiss them as racists.

What is amazing to me (OK, it’s really not) is that the mainstream media allows the left to get away with insulting the opposition by smearing them with one of the most offensive slurs in the public discourse. Racists? They might as well stand there and accuse the opposition of child buggery.

I wish every token conservative they invite onto the talking heads broadcasts would calmly and plainly point out what the race charge is — an attempt to demonize the opposition and then directly take the discussion back to the issues.

This rising level of discontent is NOT about race. In fact, it’s directed at Congress as much as it is the White House. Conservatives must be very careful they don’t fall for this ploy. It is a straw man, intended to redirect the discussion away from real issues — nothing more. Don’t fall for it!


18 posted on 09/14/2009 5:02:24 AM PDT by stranger and pilgrim
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To: MGMSwordsman

I heard even the White House gardener was accused of racism, all he did was went up to the white house and asked “Where is the spade and the hoe?”


19 posted on 09/14/2009 5:04:41 AM PDT by Quickgun (As a former fetus, I'm opposed to abortion)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

How about the race card with the joker paint on it?


20 posted on 09/14/2009 5:07:44 AM PDT by navygal (Palin 2012, change you will be begging for.)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

The left is Obsessed with Race.

They are the TRUE RACISTS.


21 posted on 09/14/2009 5:07:48 AM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: Le Chien Rouge

This and the IGNORANT media

video

http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/video.aspx?v=Gd8zqGqGuz


22 posted on 09/14/2009 5:09:29 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama, the first ever 3 in a half year, lame duck TOTUS)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives
Maybe they’re right. I did not care a bit for bill (slick) clinton and he was the first black president, so i must be a raciest
23 posted on 09/14/2009 5:10:35 AM PDT by reefdiver (So how's that HOPE & CHANGE working out for ya ?)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives
Socialism, Marxism, Communism and Obamaism all want to be elevated to the status of the “N”-word.
24 posted on 09/14/2009 5:14:41 AM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

As I posted before on another thread, I have no problem with his color—I have real problems with “the content of his character”!


25 posted on 09/14/2009 5:15:15 AM PDT by GWMcClintock ("When the foundations are being destroyed, what can the righteous do?" Ps. 11:3)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

again I say, “If patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel, attacking your opponent as a racist is the sanctuary of the intellectually destitute.”


26 posted on 09/14/2009 5:15:26 AM PDT by fortunate sun (Fight the marxist occupation of America. Support the Healthcare Insurrection.)
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To: Dixie Yooper

27 posted on 09/14/2009 5:16:05 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama, the first ever 3 in a half year, lame duck TOTUS)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives
Yawn. When all else fails, bring out the old, tattered race card.

It's not going to work this time. Oboma is an epic failure. He can't use his color to cover it up anymore.

28 posted on 09/14/2009 5:19:13 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

When a RATs smell defeat, their only defense is “RACISM”.

What a bunch of losers!


29 posted on 09/14/2009 5:19:38 AM PDT by LibFreeUSA
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To: fortunate sun

intellectually destitute= using Saul Alinsky’s rules for radicals to divert, avoid the real issues.

It it REAL OLD NOW!

It does not work anymore.

It is DESPERATE.


30 posted on 09/14/2009 5:19:38 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama, the first ever 3 in a half year, lame duck TOTUS)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

This is much more like the Joker in my deck of cards.

I don’t like arrogant or downright stupid. That is MY first trigger of dislike. When will the media come to the conclusion that NObama is half-white??? Then who is practicing racism??

IMO, the racism is coming from NObama. We are just bouncing it back.


31 posted on 09/14/2009 5:20:58 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

Geeeez- Austin is pretty Liberal. IF they are getting tired of NObama, perhaps his days are numbered.


32 posted on 09/14/2009 5:22:09 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

This one wasn’t hard to predict. This is exactly why the dims nominated a black person, to be able to use the race card at their convenience. Problem is that pelozi, reed and most of their media is not black, but share the same ideas. Sorry, that dog won’t hunt.


33 posted on 09/14/2009 5:22:32 AM PDT by Texas resident ( It's us against them. And we're on our own.)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

It’s the socialism, stupid. It has nothing to do with race.


34 posted on 09/14/2009 5:22:49 AM PDT by Unam Sanctam
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To: MGMSwordsman
Time to call them

RACERS

Those who inject race into every issue, especially those issues where criticism is being levelled at leftist policies.

35 posted on 09/14/2009 5:24:18 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives
are driven at least in part by racism.

Alinski - RULE 5: "Ridicule is man's most potent weapon." There is no defense. It's irrational. It's infuriating. It also works as a key pressure point to force the enemy into concessions.

36 posted on 09/14/2009 5:25:34 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

What race is he?


37 posted on 09/14/2009 5:27:23 AM PDT by listenhillary (A "cult of personality" arises when a leader uses mass media creating idealized/heroic public image)
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38 posted on 09/14/2009 5:27:52 AM PDT by Salamander (Like acid and oil on a madman's face, reason tends to fly away.........)
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To: MrB

The RACERS are nuts and the majority know it.


39 posted on 09/14/2009 5:28:11 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama, the first ever 3 in a half year, lame duck TOTUS)
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To: ridesthemiles
When will the media come to the conclusion that NObama is half-white??? Then who is practicing racism??

The left sees only his black side, I guess. No one else seems to be bothered by either color.
Now, his communism is another story! THAT bothers me.

40 posted on 09/14/2009 5:29:19 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: Salamander

Yeah this and 0bama’s 28th speech on 0bamaCare-all old.


41 posted on 09/14/2009 5:29:49 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama, the first ever 3 in a half year, lame duck TOTUS)
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To: AmericanInTokyo
Whats a “Kayne West”? Seriously.

A supposed rap artist with a lot of psychological baggage on the down low.

(Double Lives On The Down Low)

42 posted on 09/14/2009 5:32:40 AM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: Texas resident

You’re so right. That’s why a nobody from the back bench who (to some people) looked and sounded good was pulled forward and nominated in the first place. They could hide behind him and use the race card to stifle opposition. It was clear from day one.


43 posted on 09/14/2009 5:32:41 AM PDT by Moonmad27
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

The Democrats routinely lie. Let them live in the fantasy World they’ve created for themselves.


44 posted on 09/14/2009 5:32:54 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Yes, we disagree - no, we won't shut up - no, we won't quit.)
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To: listenhillary

He is a muslim mulatto.

a divider not a uniter.

http://www.lvrj.com/opinion/59169107.html


45 posted on 09/14/2009 5:33:37 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama, the first ever 3 in a half year, lame duck TOTUS)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

Joe Biden (plugs) warned us about this happening and testing Obama during his first term.


46 posted on 09/14/2009 5:33:59 AM PDT by ncfool (Cash for Clunkers - A big failure and Obama and rats want us to trust them with our healthcare!)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

I wonder when the “weekly addresses” will become “daily”?

He sure does seem to have control the spin an awful lot, of late.....:)


47 posted on 09/14/2009 5:34:40 AM PDT by Salamander (Like acid and oil on a madman's face, reason tends to fly away.........)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

It is quite ironic, the supposed “post-racial” candidate, using race as a bludgeon. There hasn’t been a single issue where opponents haven’t been characterized as racists.


48 posted on 09/14/2009 5:35:48 AM PDT by fortunate sun (Fight the marxist occupation of America. Support the Healthcare Insurrection.)
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To: Doogle

Oh we saw evidence this weekend of two racists incidents by blacks...oh wait no one is calling Serena or West racists!


49 posted on 09/14/2009 5:36:06 AM PDT by ohiogrammy (12)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives
a growing anger at what many see as a troubling effort to delegitimize Obama’s hold on the office.
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Legitimate?...Gee! He may not even be a “legitimate” natural born citizen, or even a “legitimate” citizen.

50 posted on 09/14/2009 5:38:42 AM PDT by wintertime (People are not stupid! Good ideas win!)
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