Skip to comments.Team Obama's Brother Sharpton Moment
Posted on 06/27/2012 4:34:55 AM PDT by Kaslin
Attorney General Eric Holder's people have no shame. After months of stonewalling, misinformation and petulant disregard for the victims of the Fast and Furious gunwalking scandal, President Obama's Justice Department is hiding behind the most despicable race-card demagogues on the planet. "Post-racial" America never looked so bitter, clingy and cowardly.
At a Tuesday press conference in Washington, D.C., human shield Al Sharpton condemned the upcoming House vote on a contempt motion against Holder as "reckless" and "morally reprehensible." Yes, the infamous hate-crimes hoaxer, cop-basher and riot incitement specialist is now the self-appointed sheriff of Capitol Hill morality. A Huffington Post report hyping Sharpton's protection racket decried the contempt citation as an "assault on minority rights." In typical race-baiting style, Sharpton told the leftwing website: "I'm not saying that this is because Holder is black, and I'm not calling (Republicans) racists. I'm saying what they're doing has a racial effect."
Of course Sharpton's accusing Republicans of racism -- and by extension, he's smearing every American demanding truth and justice in Obama's bloodiest scandal. That includes the family of murdered Border Patrol agent Brian Terry, whose December 2011 death came at the hands of a Mexican thug wielding a Fast and Furious weapon. What about the Mexican government officials left in the dark about the deadly operation? And the hundreds of families of Mexican victims of Fast and Furious-enabled bloodshed? Yes, yes, they are all racists and minority vote suppression advocates, too.
Sharpton forged ahead, comparing the effort to hold Holder accountable for his serial delays and deception to racial profiling. The race-hustling reverend invoked driving-while-black imagery in lambasting the Republican oversight staffers who have "stopped and frisked" Holder, the nation's first black attorney general, "without probable cause" to be "made an example of."
While he regurgitated DOJ talking points about Holder's "unprecedented" level of cooperation, Sharpton neglected to mention that the agency has delivered less than 8 percent of the 80,000 documents sought by congressional investigators. He forgot to acknowledge that of the 70 DOJ officials involved in Fast and Furious, 48 have been blocked by DOJ from testifying. He failed to detail the withdrawn Feb. 4, 2011, letter to Congress falsely denying the existence of Fast and Furious, Holder's flip-flops over what he knew and when, and Holder's blame-shifting assertion, withdrawn last week, that falsely accused former Bush Attorney General Michael Mukasey of being briefed on a separate gunwalking operation.
Lest we forget, the White House's racial guardian and MSNBC host is the same bigoted clown who manufactured the Tawana Brawley fake hate crime and tried to frame police officers, railed against "Chinamen," "Greek homos" and "n****rs," inveighed against Jewish "diamond merchants," and stoked black mobs at white-owned Freddy's Fashion Mart in Harlem, which was burned to the ground in 1995 after protesters broke in and gunned down four employees.
Team Obama can no more dissociate itself from Sharpton's bloody legacy than Sharpton can dissociate himself from his own poisonous tongue. In return for his blind and tireless defense over the past year and a half, Holder has publicly embraced Sharpton and endorsed his toxic racial smokescreen. In April, Holder lavished praise on Sharpton "for your partnership, your friendship and your tireless efforts to speak out for the voiceless, to stand up for the powerless and to shine a light on the problems we must solve and the promises we must fulfill." Obama himself addressed Sharpton's spring convention, as did several other Cabinet secretaries. White House visitor logs show more than a dozen entries for "Al Sharpton" or "Alfred Sharpton" over the past three years.
President Clinton had his Sister Souljah moment: a public attempt in 1992 to distance Democrats from radical racial demagoguery. The current White House has turned that centrist maneuver on its head, and American voters of good will shouldn't forget it. Obama's Brother Sharpton moment, a calculated deflection from the Fast and Furious scandal, is an unrepentant bear hug of racial extremism. Shame, shame, shame.
Excellent article bump.
Never thought of myself as a racist until obammy came along and shoveled his brand of race crap in my face.
Will NEVER look at a black in ANY position of authority again and NOT wonder if this is yet another affirmative action DOPE???
All this protection between obama/holder/sharpton reminds me of what my students call “basic rules of brotherhood”.
NEVER RAT OUT YOUR BROTHER - UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.
I used to teach high school at a charter school in inner city St. Louis.
Case in point, two of our students jumped an off-duty cop, boy A wrestled with the cop, boy B shot the cop. Boy A is sitting in jail on charges of shooting a cop, knowing full well that his friend actually shot the cop. Boy A has no problem sitting in jail or taking the punishment of a crime that he did not commit - the actual shooting of a cop. Meanwhile boy B is free and never questioned, arrested or charged.
We don't have Comcast here, but there are other reasons to boycott it. Lousy service for what I understand.
And why boycott Comcast. Boycott MSNBC who has the racebaiter full time employed
It is astonishing that he doesn't even pretend to want racial harmony...in fact, he doesn't seem to even understand what it means.
As the character Charlie said in the movie Open Range: "Most time, a man will tell you his bad intentions if you listen, let yourself hear."
This certainly applies to Obama. Since his election, he has revealed much that wasn't apparent before.
You might find what you are looking for at “American Renaissance”.
comcast owns nbc and msnbc.
The rats have no shame.
Well, when a man has IT and a bag of skillets, resist we much, and about that be committed.
“.....the infamous hate-crimes hoaxer, cop-basher and riot incitement specialist is now the self-appointed sheriff of Capitol Hill morality.”
And let’s not forget he’s also Sean Hannity’s good friend.
What about the Mexican government officials left in the dark about the deadly operation? And the hundreds of families of Mexican victims of Fast and Furious-enabled bloodshed? Yes, yes, they are all racists and minority vote suppression advocates, too.
When out of answers just deny and flash race card and repeat.
The race card is dead because of yelling wolf to often.
That is for darned sure! This 0bama-era is making the '60s look like a time of great unity.
Oh, I get it. (and I'm sure I'm not alone) There are no racists and there is no racism in this equation but due simply to the fact that 0bama and Holder are black there is something inherently racial about it. IOWs anyone who is black cannot be held accountable for anything or criticized for anything, even if there are no racists and nothing racist about it. And you thought the Federal government was unaccountable before.
White Bigots, Obama, & the Negro race! (video 8:44)
Forget Clinton's disingenuous pandering centrism. The 0bama-Sharpton world view is the exact opposite of the Martin Luther King Jr.-Bobby Kennedy vision of America. The Democratic Party has come a long way, baby!