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Romney To Black Americans: Get Off Dem Plantation
IBD Editorials ^ | July 12, 2012 | Editor

Posted on 07/12/2012 5:54:49 PM PDT by Kaslin

Politics: The GOP candidate showed the content of his character at the NAACP convention by not pandering to blacks beset by illegitimacy, poverty, crime and joblessness — and an indifferent president who stayed away.

For refusing to pander to black voters in his speech to the NAACP convention, Mitt Romney was accused by MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell of pandering to his white base.

The speech, O'Donnell insisted, was part of a GOP "Southern strategy" used to appeal to "racial and racist voting." Over at the Daily Beast, Michael Tomasky came unhinged, contending that Romney's attempt to describe the plight of black Americans under President Obama's hope and change, and offering real solutions to fixing the government that oppresses them, made him "a spineless, disingenuous, supercilious, race-mongering pyromaniac."

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: ibd; mittromney; naacp; romney; romneytruthfile

1 posted on 07/12/2012 5:54:55 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

“Romney To Black Americans: Get Off Dem Plantation”

I wish he had actually said that.


2 posted on 07/12/2012 5:58:45 PM PDT by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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To: Kaslin

They have nothing left..this is pretty much it for them. They can’t run on Obama’s record because its a total EPIC FAILURE..this is all they have left..its like watching The Exorcist with the spinning of the head


3 posted on 07/12/2012 5:59:14 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Kaslin

Romney should simply point out that the liberals deny urban minorities vouchers and force their kids to be poorly educated in union dominated schools. Of course urban liberals “choose” private schools for themselves. And it just so happens that the liberals situate most abortion clinics in minority neighborhoods.


4 posted on 07/12/2012 6:00:00 PM PDT by allendale
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To: Kaslin
This is an extremely powerful and valid message...but one for a surrogate.

Romney needs a Veep that will pound this message home...but he needs to stick with the top line issues (it's the economy stupid)!

5 posted on 07/12/2012 6:00:04 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: Kaslin
Over at the Daily Beast, Michael Tomasky came unhinged, contending that Romney's attempt to describe the plight of black Americans under President Obama's hope and change, and offering real solutions to fixing the government that oppresses them, made him "a spineless, disingenuous, supercilious, race-mongering pyromaniac.">>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

I am glad Romney is basically giving black Americans a wake up call , to think rather than to vote their own knee jerk racist minds and hearts.Obama and the Dem liberal fascists have nothing good in store for racial minorities, other than using them for cannon fodder in the establishment of the false Utopia envisioned by their collective of sick totalitarian minds. All Romney is saying is what is being said by every black conservative in the country. And he is saying it well.I begrudge any compliment to Rino Romney, but he is doing exactly what is needed in this case.I hope he is not later cowed and continues to solidify his message.Its not rocket science. Just look at the abortion rate among black folks, their declining population in America, and the black unemployment rate.Thats what Obama represents.The racial and ethnic community is nothing more than a usable resource for Barak Hussein Obama, cannon fodder.

6 posted on 07/12/2012 6:06:14 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article: http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

>>They have nothing left..this is pretty much it for them. They can’t run on Obama’s record because its a total EPIC FAILURE..this is all they have left..its like watching The Exorcist with the spinning of the head

They are badly overplaying the race card. True, they don’t have a whole bunch of other cards in their hand other than personal attacks on Romney, but still, they already have the black vote. All this constant labeling of conservatives as racist is gonna do is make at least a few blacks realize they are being played, and alienate some swing voters or even lefty whites.


7 posted on 07/12/2012 6:06:26 PM PDT by expat1000
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Kaslin.
Mitt Romney was accused by MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell of pandering to his white base.
What's Larry's FR nick?


8 posted on 07/12/2012 6:06:49 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: expat1000

They know exactly what they are doing..they are hoping for a race riot, anything to ensure elections don’t take place. The race card worked in 2008, white guilt worked in their favor, they know it won’t work again..so all they have left is either going to war with Iran in October or having a huge race war making sure elections won’t take place. They know they will lose in November, otherwise they wouldn’t even waste their time trying this


9 posted on 07/12/2012 6:09:59 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: dynachrome

Git dem off de plantation!


10 posted on 07/12/2012 6:13:59 PM PDT by crosshairs
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To: dynachrome

Yeah, me too


11 posted on 07/12/2012 6:14:47 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Kaslin

The sad truth is that Barack Obama could, still, win re-election this November, despite all of the past, present, and future problems that are connected to the entire left.


12 posted on 07/12/2012 6:14:58 PM PDT by johnthebaptistmoore (The world continues to be stuck in a "all leftist, all of the time" funk. BUNK THE FUNK!)
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To: Sarah Barracuda
...war with Iran in October...

I predict that before the election, Vegas odds makers will favor the above by 2 to 1 (that is if they make book on it at all). It may be clear by September if not earlier.

13 posted on 07/12/2012 6:19:06 PM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: johnthebaptistmoore
If Obama wins, there will be a civil war.

He knows...so do we.

The two sides are irreconcilable. They cannot coexist.

All Obama has done is coalesce the left...and the right.

He has not drawn the country together. He has divided it into it appropriate camps.

If he wins...the battle/war is on.

He is counting on it!

Get armed and get a good supply of ammo. And get a bow and arrow or learn how to use a crossbow. Ammo is limited...arrows can can be hand-crafted.

14 posted on 07/12/2012 6:24:04 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: Sarah Barracuda
They have nothing left..this is pretty much it for them...this is all they have left.

Whereas we have Mitt Romney. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!! Yeah we got 'em on the run now!

15 posted on 07/12/2012 6:54:45 PM PDT by Lady Lucky (If you believe what you're saying, quit making taxable income.)
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To: Kaslin

Obama has half the “white” population on the plantation.
Single Moms seen to love it.


16 posted on 07/12/2012 6:55:01 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Kaslin

“Romney To Black Americans: Get Off Dem Plantation”

“Romney To Conservative Americans after the Primary: Get ON the Republican Plantation!”

I’ve left on the underground railroad...


17 posted on 07/12/2012 7:06:01 PM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion ("I'm comfortable with a Romney win." - Pres. Jimmy Carter)
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To: Nachum; markomalley; Clairity; Carlucci; grey_whiskers; meyer; WL-law; Para-Ord.45; ...

I have a dream today. At swearing-in, President Romney is asked if he’ll uphold the Constitution. He says: “Yes, you’re under arrest, Barack Hussein.”.


18 posted on 07/12/2012 7:10:22 PM PDT by raptor22 (Join me on Twitter @gerfingerpoken)
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To: dynachrome

Allen West has...


19 posted on 07/12/2012 7:11:34 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: RoosterRedux
If Obama wins, there will be a civil war.

I believe there will be war if he loses.

20 posted on 07/12/2012 7:16:31 PM PDT by j_tull (Massachusetts once lead the American Revolution. Under Mitt Romney, it lead the demise.)
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To: Lady Lucky

FUBO!!!


21 posted on 07/12/2012 7:21:10 PM PDT by unkus
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To: Hotlanta Mike

And the chances of Romney picking him for VP are....?


22 posted on 07/12/2012 7:21:46 PM PDT by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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To: Kaslin

if Romney was pandering to his “white base” when at the NAACP event..

What was Biteme pandering to? the space between his ears when at the NAACP event?


23 posted on 07/12/2012 7:23:30 PM PDT by cableguymn (For the first time in my life. I fear my country's government.)
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To: dynachrome

If I win the power ball.. He will pick him.

I don’t buy lottery tickets.


24 posted on 07/12/2012 7:26:00 PM PDT by cableguymn (For the first time in my life. I fear my country's government.)
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To: dynachrome

And the chances of Romney picking him for VP are....?


As a 1st term rep the chances are slim and none.


25 posted on 07/12/2012 7:32:14 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: Lady Lucky

Uh yeah lady. I think that ya may be partially right? But quite honestly, don’t ya think that even Daffy Duck would have a good shot at beating this half black clown?


26 posted on 07/12/2012 7:54:13 PM PDT by eeriegeno (<p>)
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To: RoosterRedux
Romney needs a Veep that will pound this message home...but he needs to stick with the top line issues (it's the economy stupid)!

Absolutely spot on, RR. There have been a lot of people, many of them right here on FR, who bemoan the fact Romney won't jump into the middle of every little dust up. But as you said, that is for the Veep. Romney has done a magnificent job so far staying on message; it's still the economy and we're not stupid. The Dems would love nothing more than for Romney to take the bait and go chasing down these rabbit trails.

Stay focused my FRiends, it's gonna get ugly.

27 posted on 07/12/2012 8:19:50 PM PDT by Kharis13 (That noise you hear is our Founding Fathers spinning in their graves.)
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To: raptor22
RE “I have a dream today. At swearing-in, President Romney...

That IS looking like a dream.

How come Romney was so good at going after Perry and then Newt then RS, but now Obama has him on the defensive the opposite of the primary?

28 posted on 07/12/2012 8:56:37 PM PDT by sickoflibs (ABBBO chant: "We must support Romney because he doesn't matter." (Obam-ney Care is bad now ))
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Romney/West in 2012!


29 posted on 07/12/2012 10:29:05 PM PDT by Taxman (So that the beautiful pressure does not diminish!)
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To: allendale

It’s like Caroline Kennedy writing a book about how WONDERFUL public schools are, and when Imus asked her if she sent HER kids to public schools, she stuttered (as usual) and finally said....”uh, no”. HYPOCRITES!!!!!!!


30 posted on 07/13/2012 3:36:16 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Kaslin

Romney is wasting his time with this. The last election showed they vote in a bloc and they will this time as well.


31 posted on 07/13/2012 4:05:13 AM PDT by Molon Labbie (Prep. Now. Live Healthy, take your Shooting Iron daily.)
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To: eeriegeno
But quite honestly, don’t ya think that even Daffy Duck would have a good shot at beating this half black clown?

No, I don't.

32 posted on 07/13/2012 4:55:12 AM PDT by Lady Lucky (If you believe what you're saying, quit making taxable income.)
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