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Jim Moran: Racism fueled Democrats' midterm losses
Politico ^

Posted on 01/27/2011 2:18:47 PM PST by Sub-Driver

Jim Moran: Racism fueled Democrats' midterm losses

By: Jennifer Epstein January 27, 2011 04:43 PM EST

A Democratic congressman is attributing his party’s losses in the 2010 election cycle to the fact that President Barack Obama is black.

Speaking to Arab television network Alhurra, Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) said Republicans made big gains in November because “a lot of people in this country … don’t want to be governed by an African-American.”

Even more objectionable to some Americans, he said, is that Obama is a black president “who is inclusive, who is liberal, who wants to spend money on everyone and who wants to reach out to include everyone in our society — that’s a basic philosophical clash.”

Moran’s remarks came Tuesday in an interview conducted after Obama delivered his State of the Union speech. Democrats, Moran said, lost for “the same reason the Civil War Happened in the United States … the Southern states, particularly the slaveholding states, didn’t want to see a president who was opposed to slavery.” Virginia, of course, is one of those Southern, formerly slaveholding states.

Moran has gotten in trouble for his off-the-cuff remarks in the past. In 2007, he alleged that the “extraordinarily powerful” pro-Israel lobby played a major role in promoting the U.S. war in Iraq. A strong supporter of his district’s Muslim community, Moran faced criticism from Jewish groups in 2003 for saying that then-Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was visiting Washington “probably seeking a warrant from President Bush to kill at will with weapons we’ve paid for.”

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: 2010midterms; democrats; jimmoran; moonbat; moran; moron; racecard; racism
Someone should call him on this garbage.......
1 posted on 01/27/2011 2:18:48 PM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

He would be too drunk to understand.


2 posted on 01/27/2011 2:19:42 PM PST by Anti-Bubba182
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To: Sub-Driver

Socialists out of OPM become pathetic whimpering whining piles of monkey poo.


3 posted on 01/27/2011 2:20:13 PM PST by screaminsunshine (Surfers Rule)
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To: Sub-Driver

His last name is misspelled.


4 posted on 01/27/2011 2:20:50 PM PST by TheThirdRuffian (Nothing to see here. Move along.)
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To: Sub-Driver

So, Mr. Moron, what do you contribute to Obozo’s winning the Presidential election in 2008? Racist there too? What a complete and utter waste of skin this jerk is.


5 posted on 01/27/2011 2:22:03 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier preparing to deploy to Afghanistan)
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To: Sub-Driver

That is one bad Mick.


6 posted on 01/27/2011 2:22:22 PM PST by miss marmelstein
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To: Sub-Driver

Just wondering what happened when the country elected Obama, and gave the democrats both houses of Congress. I guess it’s a mystery.


7 posted on 01/27/2011 2:22:57 PM PST by Williams (It's the policies, stupid.)
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To: Sub-Driver

8 posted on 01/27/2011 2:22:57 PM PST by TheThirdRuffian (Nothing to see here. Move along.)
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To: Sub-Driver

A big YAWN to the old democrat racism carthorse.

Yawn, yawn, YAWN, Y - A - W - N.

Their race-baiting should be illegal.


9 posted on 01/27/2011 2:24:16 PM PST by Christian Engineer Mass (25ish Cambridge, MA grad student. Any potential conservative Christian FReepmail-FRiends out there?)
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To: Sub-Driver

Jim Moran needs to be slapped around by a small black child. Instead of the other way around.


10 posted on 01/27/2011 2:25:22 PM PST by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: Sub-Driver
A Democratic congressman is attributing his party’s losses in the 2010 election cycle to the fact that President Barack Obama is black.

Okay Bubble Breath, then how do you explain Obama getting elected?

Please God, make it stop!

11 posted on 01/27/2011 2:26:39 PM PST by DoughtyOne (All hail the Kenyan Prince Obama, Lord of the Skid-mark, constantly soiling himself and our nation.)
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To: Sub-Driver

So nobody but white guys voted? If a black voted in favor of a black guy would that make him a racist?


12 posted on 01/27/2011 2:27:17 PM PST by ReverendJames (Only A Painter Or A Liberal Can Change Black To White)
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To: TheThirdRuffian

Beat me to it


13 posted on 01/27/2011 2:28:36 PM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: martin_fierro

I only remember the photo because he was exposed as a DU plant.

http://24ahead.com/blog/archives/000472.html


14 posted on 01/27/2011 2:30:52 PM PST by TheThirdRuffian (Nothing to see here. Move along.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Funny, I thought that the consummate stupidity of liberals was the cause of those election results.

Silly me.

Guess I should drop my math/physics background and study a true intellectual major: journalism

Not.


15 posted on 01/27/2011 2:31:00 PM PST by Da Coyote
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To: Sub-Driver

All the hate, racism, classism, envy, greed and handout mentality from the left is bound to cause a loss every now and then, but January’s loss was fear driven. People are afraid there won’t be anything left to salvage after Barry is through screwing it up. You can paint it any color you want, and it still comes up a steaming pile of crap.


16 posted on 01/27/2011 2:33:39 PM PST by pallis
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To: Sub-Driver

Hmmm Not sure how this played out for me and my choices.

Mark Schauer - White - Marxist

Tim Walberg - White - Conservatve

Virg Bernero - White - Marxist

Rick Snyder - White - “republican”


17 posted on 01/27/2011 2:35:51 PM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: screaminsunshine

and his point is???


18 posted on 01/27/2011 2:38:18 PM PST by Bubba (Build roads (make that TOLL roads)... Fight wars and stay out of MY live. FRREEEEEEDOM!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Moran refuses to admit that this is 2011. Much of what he spoke of has passed away, but no doubt the Left would love to bring it back from the dead, if that is what it takes give them power again..


19 posted on 01/27/2011 2:39:54 PM PST by oyez (The difference in genius and stupidity is that genius has limits.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Moran refuses to admit that this is 2011. Much of what he spoke of has passed away, but no doubt the Left would love to bring it back from the dead, if that is what it takes give them power again..


20 posted on 01/27/2011 2:39:54 PM PST by oyez (The difference in genius and stupidity is that genius has limits.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Speaking to Arab television network Alhurra, Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) said Republicans made big gains in November because “a lot of people in this country … don’t want to be governed by an African-American.”

What ever happened to "politics ends at the water's edge?"

This traitorous b@stard should be kicked hard and frequently in his groin.

Note that the only politicians and pundits who slam the USA to and/or from abroad are liberals.

21 posted on 01/27/2011 2:47:29 PM PST by freedumb2003 (The TOTUS-reader is a Judas Goat, leading the American sheeple to the slaugherhouse /Parmy)
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To: Sub-Driver
don’t want to be governed by an African-American.”

We have one running the muni bus and transit system in San Francisco, my 40 minute commute is only about 1 hour.

22 posted on 01/27/2011 2:48:26 PM PST by Jolla
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To: Sub-Driver
Hey Moran, Obama crawled out of a white va-ja-ja and was raised by white people. As if anyone cares! I cetainly don't. The American public has been accepting and admiring people that are 100% black for decades. Jesse Owens, Martin Luther King Jr., etc, etc. We don't give a damn about skin color. My theory is that Obama got elected because people saw a black president on the TV show "24" and thought "hey, why not". Unfortunately, nobody figured out or wanted to figure out that Obama just has no skills other than reading off glass panels. He is a lightweight and a joke.

Obama has done more to screw up race relations than any person in American history. It is sad that he has messed up things to the point that there will be no more black or partially black presidents for generations. What an opportunity he had but it turns out he was nothing more than a thug who could read and speak.

Obama, or whatever his name is, will be a one term president.

23 posted on 01/27/2011 2:49:24 PM PST by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Hey Moran, Obama crawled out of a white va-ja-ja and was raised by white people. As if anyone cares! I cetainly don't. The American public has been accepting and admiring people that are 100% black for decades. Jesse Owens, Martin Luther King Jr., etc, etc. We don't give a damn about skin color. My theory is that Obama got elected because people saw a black president on the TV show "24" and thought "hey, why not". Unfortunately, nobody figured out or wanted to figure out that Obama just has no skills other than reading off glass panels. He is a lightweight and a joke.

Obama has done more to screw up race relations than any person in American history. It is sad that he has messed up things to the point that there will be no more black or partially black presidents for generations. What an opportunity he had but it turns out he was nothing more than a thug who could read and speak.

Obama, or whatever his name is, will be a one term president.

24 posted on 01/27/2011 2:49:24 PM PST by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Oh, put it back in the deck, you clown (Moran).


25 posted on 01/27/2011 2:49:58 PM PST by safeasthebanks ("The most rewarding part, was when he gave me my money!" - Dr. Nick)
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To: cripplecreek

“Rick Snyder - White - “republican”

Rick Snyder - White - Progressive

There, fixed it for you.


26 posted on 01/27/2011 2:50:01 PM PST by CSM (Keeper of the "Dave Ramsey Fan" ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Moran? Or Moron?


27 posted on 01/27/2011 2:52:12 PM PST by antiRepublicrat
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To: Sub-Driver
....who wants to spend money on everyone....

But only if you're a govt employee or a member of a labor union.
Jim Moran is certifiably insane.

28 posted on 01/27/2011 2:52:21 PM PST by Bullish (Obama's obviously drunk at the wheel and should be taken off the road before he gets people killed)
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To: Sub-Driver

Virginia must be proud.


29 posted on 01/27/2011 2:56:08 PM PST by boomop1
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To: Sub-Driver

He slams the same “racists” that voted for sh!thead Oblama in the first place.

If America is so “racist” Oblama would never have been elected.

Filthy democrap scumbag argues like a 2 year old. “Wahhhh! You don’t kiss my a$$ so you’re racist! “ Clown needs his front teeth loosened.


30 posted on 01/27/2011 3:05:23 PM PST by Levante
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To: Sub-Driver

Sure, that’s why Lt. Colonel Allen West got elected. Uh huh.

If only he could have emerged a little sooner. If he ever runs for higher office, I’m all in.


31 posted on 01/27/2011 3:06:06 PM PST by SueRae (I can see November 2012 from my HOUSE!!!!!!!!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Just wait until they lose the senate too.


32 posted on 01/27/2011 3:13:43 PM PST by SC_Pete
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To: SoldierDad

Actually, racism was the reason for Obama’s election, many voted for him because of his race.


33 posted on 01/27/2011 3:23:42 PM PST by HerrBlucher ("It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged." G.K. Chesterton)
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To: Sub-Driver

Does he realize that slavery is still legal in the Middle East and many other Countries?

Of all things to do, go to an overseas news outlet slamming his country for past slavery when there is slavery going on in the world today potentially among the readers of that news outlet.

Moron


34 posted on 01/27/2011 3:36:25 PM PST by dila813
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To: boomop1

NOT


35 posted on 01/27/2011 4:03:42 PM PST by DooDahhhh (hH)
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To: Sub-Driver
Obama was elected BECAUSE he was black.
11/2/10 happened BECAUSE he is Marxist.
36 posted on 01/27/2011 4:04:04 PM PST by Happy Rain ("Homosexuality was the first diagnosed neurosis cured by political correctness.")
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To: DooDahhhh

I know it is the belt way bunch, the morons he represents.


37 posted on 01/27/2011 4:06:45 PM PST by boomop1
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To: boomop1

Gee, I wonder who was the party in favour of slavery. Does that explain why the South was entirely democrat for so long? ;)


38 posted on 01/27/2011 4:26:34 PM PST by BenKenobi
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To: Sub-Driver

“Someone should call him on this garbage....... “

I can help you here. Those same RACISTS that voted Republican in 2010 (or at least many of them) voted FOR Obama in 2008, over a MUCH BETTER qualified candidate.

If anything, those people should be called “anti-racists”.


39 posted on 01/27/2011 5:04:08 PM PST by BobL (PLEASE READ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2657811/posts)
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To: Sub-Driver

House Republicans should censure Rep Moran!


40 posted on 01/28/2011 5:44:10 AM PST by Erik Latranyi (Too many conservatives urge retreat when the war of politics doesn't go their way.)
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