Skip to comments.Rather: Obama "couldn't sell watermelons if you gave him a state trooper to flag down the traffic"
Posted on 03/08/2010 1:59:48 PM PST by Arec Barrwin
Chris Matthews tries to save Dan by interrupting, here is Rather's remark regarding President Obama:
"He couldn't sell watermelons if you gave him a state trooper to flag down the traffic..."
Well THAT sounds racists. Betcha you never hear a peep out of the lamestream media.
Dan is Rather funny at times.
er, you betcha MsLady ( you are starting to sound like that Ex-Alaskan gov! :^)
Before too many years, Dan Rather will be this bad:
Frank: Kuger, you couldn’t smooth a silk sheet if you had a hot date with a babe.. I lost my train of thought.
Racist as it may be, it’s true.
The smartest thing Rather has said in YEARS!
Rather racist if you ask me. Look for a public apology where Dan explains that instead of watermelon he should have said fried chicken.
Chris Matthews did not call Dan Rather on the carpet for this, so he must be in full agreement with the sentiment.
LOL...well what can I say, she’s my hero, ya betcha, ya hey!!!
Watermelon label, 1940s.
Man, some people are a special kind of stupid.
wow, liberals talk about Obama trying to sell watermelons
a conservative would be destroyed over that remark
it would do not good to say “it’s a harmless expression” if you’re a conservative because the jackals would have been in a swarm attack by now
Well, well - where are the Black “leaders”? Reid - “light skinned Negro”
Carter - “a black boy”
Now Rather - BHO the watermelon seller?
Do ya think there is a double standard?
To me itd be funnier if he said Obama couldnt sell fried chicken at KFC .... then too, Obama couldnt sell five dollar bills on a New York street corner for a dollar ....
sounds to me like we are each being urged to bring a watermelon to the next anti-Obamacare tea party...
They may have turned this up, whether you had the Paula Jones case or not. But again maybe not, but again that’s like if a frog had side pockets he’d probably wear a handgun.
I got addicted. News, particularly daily news, is more addictive than crack cocaine, more addictive than heroin, more addictive than cigarettes.
I had someone at the Houston police station shoot me with heroin so I could do a story about it. The experience was a special kind of hell. I came out understanding full well how one could be addicted to ‘smack,’ and quickly.
Quotes from CBS Anchor Dan Rather on Election Night 2004
“Do you hear that knocking...President Bush’s re-election is at the door.”
“This race is hotter than a Times Square Rolex.”
“His lead is as thin as turnip soup.”
“This race is humming along like Ray Charles.”
“The presidential race is swinging like Count Basie.”
“This race is hotter than the Devil’s anvil.”
“Ohio becomes like a sauna for the two candidates. All they can do is wait and sweat.”
“One’s reminded of that old saying, ‘Don’t taunt the alligator until after you’ve crossed the creek.’”
“This situation in Ohio would give an aspirin a headache.’’
“Bush is sweeping through the South like a big wheel through a cotton field.”
“What Kerry needs at this point is the equivalent of Tom Brady coming off the bench to rescue him. But it’s still too close to call.”
“No question now that Kerry’s rapidly reaching the point where he’s got his back to the wall, his shirttails on fire and the bill collector’s at the door.”
“John Kerry needs something on the order of a 55 or 60-yard field goal to win this.”
I still don’t understand why that is a bad thing.
They were trying to sell watermelons. That’s a good thing.
That guy looks like a black Ronald Reagan!
That is absolutely hilarious.. I would never have thought Rather would have said such a thing. Would love to have seen that.
Matthews must have had a “tingle” of smelly stuff running down his leg after that one...
Double ouch! DRUDGE just picked it up so now the story is exploding! Look for Dan Rather to be sacrificed live on MSNBC tonight, either on Olberman’s show or Maddow’s. Prissy Chrissy doesn’t have the balls to do it so they will leave it to the more ruthless members of their stable. lol
The trouble is that Dan Rather is a light skinned Texan who doesn’t speak with a Texas Twang unless he wants to.
Wow, way cool. Y’all shouldn’t be getting down on hussein. It’s clear by what Dan said that hussein is showing solidarity with small business owners all over the US.
They would rip you to shreds if a conservative said that.
Dan Blather, the gift that just keeps giving.
What a cotton picking thing to say
As Rush says:
A liberal can be as bigoted and racist as he wants.
Here’s some free advice: Don’t do it.
But that is just it - a conservative would never say it...how in the wide wide world of sports did he come up with that? is it a saying somewhere? or did he come up with that all by himself?
Sometimes they rip a conservative to shreds whenever anyone says something this stupid. They may portray him as a Rush/Beck listener, right-wing terrorist...
I am trying to imagine Rush Limbaugh or Glenn Beck saying such a thing. They would have death threats by now.
I know that is photoshopped simply because I have grown many a watermelon and I have sold them by the pickup load. That looks like a thirty five pounder and Obama couldn’t carry that much weight with both arms, let alone nestled in the crook of his left arm like that.
Rush had a lot of fun with Rather and Massa’s statements today. I considered it a top of the year show so far.
Nope. He'd have to have the wife carry it.
WOW!! Rather calls down The KENYAN VILLAGE IDIOT!! “Can’t sell Watermelons!” Mr. Rather, That sounds darn right Racist!
MO’s really getting into this gardening thing, eh? Wonder how many more personal staffers she’s hired for “the patch?”
rahm might end up workin there