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America's first black governor tells Joe Biden: 'Slavery is nothing to joke about.
Daily Mail Online ^ | 8/16/2012 | Toby Harnden

Posted on 08/16/2012 1:06:36 PM PDT by Servant of the Cross

America’s first black governor in modern times has become the most senior Democrat to break ranks over Joe Biden’s ‘y’all in chains’ comments, telling the Vice President: 'Slavery is nothing to joke about.'

Douglas Wilder, who was governor of Virginia from 1990 to 1994 and the first black governor since Reconstruction, told CNN that 'without question' Biden’s remarks in Danville, Virginia (though the veep seemed to think he was in North Carolina) 'were appeals to race'.

(Excerpt) Read more at harndenblog.dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: biden; chains; joke; slavery
Douglas Wilder, Artur Davis, ....
1 posted on 08/16/2012 1:06:45 PM PDT by Servant of the Cross
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To: Servant of the Cross
Carney Barker: Wilder Is Pointless ...

Jay, Jay, Jay. You RACIST!

2 posted on 08/16/2012 1:08:14 PM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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Cracks in Obama’s drones?


3 posted on 08/16/2012 1:10:11 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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one Democrat idiot dressing down a second Democrat idiot....


4 posted on 08/16/2012 1:13:19 PM PDT by ConservativeDude
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But that’s the thing — Slo-Joe wasn’t joking ...


5 posted on 08/16/2012 1:17:16 PM PDT by glennaro
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

This is all part of a campaign to get ol’ Joe off the ticket. Either by the Administration itself or Democrats who are beginning to sense a tidal wave in November. By the time the Sunday morning talk shows roll around, there will a hue and cry to replace him on the ticket with Hillary. If the Rajun’ Cajun tees off on Biden this weekend, it may be an indicator that he’s toast.


6 posted on 08/16/2012 1:20:23 PM PDT by huckfillary (qual tyo ta)
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Considering that one third of the Roman Empire population were slaves, that makes it almost certain I am the descendant of a slave, and I have taken offense.


7 posted on 08/16/2012 1:32:38 PM PDT by MNDude ( Victimhood is the Holy Grail of liberalism)
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To: Servant of the Cross

I wonder how long it takes before Wilder gets the phone call from the White House explaining how he’s “dead to them”?


8 posted on 08/16/2012 2:31:03 PM PDT by Emperor Palpatine (Tosca, mi fai dimenticare Iddio!!!!!)
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America’s first black governor was P.B.S. Pinchback - governor of Louisiana in 1872. But since he was a Republican, he doesn’t count.


9 posted on 08/16/2012 2:56:00 PM PDT by Hoodat ("As for God, His way is perfect" - Psalm 18:30)
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I am sick of this political correctness BS! What does a great, great grandson of slaves know about slavery? My late parents met and got married in a WWII concentration camps and I talked to my mom for years about her experience yet I know NOTHING about being a concentration camp survivor.

As if being a 5th or 6th generation removed from anything makes anyone an expert.


10 posted on 08/16/2012 3:27:22 PM PDT by Cyman
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