Skip to comments.Team Obama’s Brother Sharpton Moment
Posted on 06/27/2012 7:31:14 AM PDT by Dysart
Attorney General Eric Holders people have no shame. After months of stonewalling, misinformation and petulant disregard for the victims of the Fast and Furious gunwalking scandal, President Obamas 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 Sharptons protection racket decried the contempt citation as an assault on minority rights. In typical race-baiting style, Sharpton told the leftwing website: Im not saying that this is because Holder is black, and Im not calling (Republicans) racists. Im saying what theyre doing has a racial effect.
Of course Sharptons accusing Republicans of racism and by extension, hes smearing every American demanding truth and justice in Obamas 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 nations first black attorney general, without probable cause to be made an example of.
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MM:”’Cuz wildfires won’t keep me from smacking down race hustlers.”
I start following her on twitter just this past Sunday. It seems she was evacuated from the fire right before I did that.
They would not still be race baiting if it was not an effective tool for obstruction of justice for the tribe.
Let them keep calling racist...maybe we should add a few too....Keep yelling “wolf” until no one pays attention to it.
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Related: A tipster sends the following blast e-mail being sent around by the NAACP:
As early as todayWednesday, June 27, the U.S. House of Representatives could take an extreme measure and vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress. This unprecedented action is unwarranted and, quite frankly, nothing more than an attempt to distract and prevent him from continuing to enforce the nations civil and voting rights laws.
We need your help today.
Please call your representative now (202-224-3121) and urge them to oppose holding Attorney General Holder in contempt of Congress.
Since taking office as United States Attorney General in 2009, Eric Holder has successfully restored the integrity of the U.S. Department of Justice. He has revitalized the Civil Rights Division, fought anti-democracy governors seeking to block millions of Americans from voting and worked to advance and protect the promise of America for all.
But extreme elements within the U.S. House are threatening him with a contempt of Congress citation, saying he has not been forthcoming with information about the botched Fast and Furious illegal arms trafficking program.
These are the same extremist elements in the House of Representatives that amended the Commerce, Justice and Science appropriations bill, adding riders restricting resources to fight racial profiling and enforce voting rights and labor rights.
The NAACP supports accountability and transparency at every level. However, this crusade in Congress reeks of partisan politics. All signs indicate the AG is complying with Congress on the Fast and Furious program. He has supplied Congress with thousands of pages of documents about the program and testified on the issue eight times in the past eighteen months.
Threatening to hold a sitting U.S. Attorney General in contempt of Congress has serious consequences this could lead to a criminal charge that carries up to 12 months in prison. This is a dangerous, destructive and distractive political ploy that must end now.
Tell your member of Congress to reject these extreme tactics of mass distraction and division by opposing the circulation of a contempt of Congress citation. Call the Congressional switchboard today: 202-224-3121
In the moment when Attorney General Holder defends our democracy against the greatest wave of voter suppression laws in more than a century, none of us can afford for those who would further divide our nation to further distract.
Thank you for your support.
Hilary O. Shelton
Director, Washington Bureau
1) Are you really calling at least 31 Democratic members of the House racist?
2) How's Tawana?