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NBC News Blames Obama's Poor Debate On Race
Newsbusters ^ | Oct. 5, 2012 | Ken Shepherd

Posted on 10/05/2012 6:16:53 AM PDT by RochesterNYconservative

With the folks at MSNBC, it always seems to come back to race. Network host Ed Schultz failed to disappoint this morning when he appeared on Thomas Roberts's 11 a.m. Eastern MSNBC Live and suggested that racism was partly to blame for President Obama's weak performance in the debate (video follows page break):

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: msnbc; obama; race; racecard; romney; schultz
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Incredible excuses for Obama's debate failure! Now it is because he is a black man and could not fight back!
1 posted on 10/05/2012 6:17:03 AM PDT by RochesterNYconservative
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To: RochesterNYconservative

“Debate team was for geeky white kids in Catholic school. Black kids like Barack went out for basketball.”

Something like that??


2 posted on 10/05/2012 6:19:05 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: RochesterNYconservative

Race? Why? Are they using Affirmative action as an excuse now? It was their idea. ‘Course their logic is always turned around to blame the problem they created. It’s the socialist way.


3 posted on 10/05/2012 6:19:39 AM PDT by madison10
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To: Buckeye McFrog

I am glad Obama did not try out for the bowling squad! He sucks at that sport, among other things.


4 posted on 10/05/2012 6:20:15 AM PDT by RochesterNYconservative (ROMNEY/RYAN 20121)
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To: RochesterNYconservative
This is probably going to be the new leftist battle cry through the coming debates and Obama’s loss in November. Come on, we all knew it would happen, just not exactly how. When all else is lost, cry racism. It must suck being them.
5 posted on 10/05/2012 6:21:22 AM PDT by ryan71
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To: RochesterNYconservative
And because of the angry black man phenomenon

Half of Hussein's "followers" are due to "The Mandingo effect", so it cuts both ways, but those afflicted by this effect are apparently blissfully unaware that he is not only a black muslim, but a GAY Caballero Black muslim to boot!

6 posted on 10/05/2012 6:21:25 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty ("Get that evil, foreign, muslim, usurping, gay bastard out of MY White House!" FUBO!)
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To: RochesterNYconservative

The Media beclowns themselves again.

The sight of pasty white guys being offended on behalf of blacks is getting tiresome.


7 posted on 10/05/2012 6:23:39 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: RochesterNYconservative

Awesome! If FOX said this the Dems would be up in arms screaming racism. Al and Jessee would be mobilizing.


8 posted on 10/05/2012 6:24:20 AM PDT by GOJPN
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To: RochesterNYconservative

Really? John Sunnunu told Andrea Mitchell on MSNBC yesterday that it was because “Obama is LAZY and DETACHED.”


9 posted on 10/05/2012 6:24:20 AM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: RochesterNYconservative
When I see the president, I don't see a black man. I see a president who has inherited an untenable position and turned it around to a great positive to where we are right now. He has brought it down to 8 percent unemployment without any help from the Republicans.

The very next hour, on MSNBC's Now with Alex Wagner, panelist Michael Eric Dyson similarly suggested that fear of being seen as an "angry black man" held Obama back from forcefully debating and possibly winning last night's contest.

"Obama has just been subject to the Fox News treatment of Angry Black Man, again," Dyson told his fellow panelists...

Dem PR firms have distributed 'talking points' to MSM shills...it's official - racism... And yeah, the ONLY thing liberals see is the color of a person's skin ...

10 posted on 10/05/2012 6:24:57 AM PDT by GOPJ (You only establish a feel for the line by having crossed it. - - Freeper One Name)
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To: RochesterNYconservative

It is of course race.

Obama is president for the simple reason he is black. As an affirmative action black man he is not required nor capable of competing in a non jock or drug dealer world. His rapper skills are deficient so he is not charged with that talentless occupation.

Everything he has done or will do is predicated on his being Black. /s


11 posted on 10/05/2012 6:27:22 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel
The sight of pasty white guys being offended on behalf of blacks is getting tiresome.

Ding, ding, ding we have a thread winnah!

12 posted on 10/05/2012 6:27:29 AM PDT by GOPJ (You only establish a feel for the line by having crossed it. - - Freeper One Name)
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To: RochesterNYconservative
I see a president who has inherited an untenable position and turned it around to a great positive to where we are right now. He has brought it down to 8 percent unemployment without any help from the Republicans.

What??!! Since when is 8% an unemployment rate that you toss out to the public as a victory? And at what cost? Trillions of dollars and very little to show for it. And yet...he's bragging about it? The "Are-you-better-off-now" question begs to be asked...LOUDLY! This Republic is doomed if this clown is reelected.

13 posted on 10/05/2012 6:27:54 AM PDT by econjack (Some people are as dumb as soup.)
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To: RochesterNYconservative

Of course it’s race!

Affirmative Action brings with it consequences: Poor performance by the Affirmative Action beneficiary, whether the Presidency, debating, teaching or medicine.


14 posted on 10/05/2012 6:29:16 AM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: RochesterNYconservative

Awesome! If FOX said this the Dems would be up in arms screaming racism. Al and Jessee would be mobilizing.


15 posted on 10/05/2012 6:31:36 AM PDT by GOJPN
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To: Graewoulf

I think Sununu needs to “double down” on Mitchell with “lazy, SHIFTLESS, and detached”.


16 posted on 10/05/2012 6:32:07 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: RochesterNYconservative
Awesome! If FOX said this the Dems would be up in arms screaming racism. Al and Jessee would be mobilizing.
17 posted on 10/05/2012 6:32:50 AM PDT by GOJPN
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To: RochesterNYconservative
I am glad Obama did not try out for the bowling squad! He sucks at that sport, among other things.

And I bet swimming too. If you listen to demwits reasoning, cuz everyone knows,,,,,
18 posted on 10/05/2012 6:34:02 AM PDT by crosshairs (America: Once the land of the free. Still the home of the brave.)
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To: RochesterNYconservative

I thought it was the altitude. Then it was Jim Lehrer (that racist!), then John Kerry, and now it’s his color!

Couldn’t be that he thought he’d coast and wasn’t prepared.

Whatever it is, he can debate - if he even mentally shows up, the MSM will be “thrilled” by his gravitas and intelligence, his nimbleness and inspiration. And declare him the winner.

I would pay heed to the words the Palin, who is smart and aware - she says beware the Chicago way - if O/B can’t win legitimately, look for dirty tricks. They are already trashing the heck out of our money supply to bring up the stock market.


19 posted on 10/05/2012 6:35:51 AM PDT by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: RochesterNYconservative

It is the same thing again and again. When they run our of ideas they return to crying racism.


20 posted on 10/05/2012 6:37:05 AM PDT by JayAr36 ( Political Correctness is the death sentence for America.)
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To: RochesterNYconservative

The left has a long history of excusing failures by blaming them on racism.


21 posted on 10/05/2012 6:41:23 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Liberalism comes from an incurable mental illness.)
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To: RochesterNYconservative

Leaders have to use people’s perceptions in order to help them go where they need to go. So, Zippy is an ineffective leader because he’s (sorta) black? Glad the Reds said it and not me. Because if he’s ineffective, he’s out.


22 posted on 10/05/2012 6:42:45 AM PDT by SamuraiScot
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To: RochesterNYconservative

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-HqHSkYG-Y&feature=fvwrel


23 posted on 10/05/2012 6:42:55 AM PDT by PLD (i)
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To: MrB

Right you are, MrB!

Ping me if you find a thread with Sununu’s video clip!


24 posted on 10/05/2012 6:43:51 AM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: The Sons of Liberty

The funny thing is, the only party who consistently talks about an “angry” (white or black) “Man” is the Demort Party. They go on and on about “The Angry White Man” or “Old Angry White Men” all the time. I don’t hear Republicans talking about whites or blacks in this way.


25 posted on 10/05/2012 6:50:10 AM PDT by PghBaldy (I am sick of Obama's and Hillary's apologies to muslims, especially after 11 September 2012.)
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To: PLD; null and void; bitt; butterdezillion; madmominct; All

Bookmarked.


26 posted on 10/05/2012 6:56:40 AM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: RochesterNYconservative

He’s got a point, right? I mean there have never been any great black orators, right? I mean other than Martin Luther King, Fredrick Douglas, Washington Carver, Thomas Sowell, Walt Williams, Malcolm X, Mary McLeod Bethune, and several dozens others. But, I mean, other than a few hundred outliers, there have never been any great black orators. Or basketball players, or musicians, or singers, or actors. It’s all due to racism.


27 posted on 10/05/2012 6:56:50 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Orwell in the throes of a demonic possession could not have come up with the "tuck rule".)
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To: RochesterNYconservative

Obviously Ed Schultz has never seen “The Great Debaters” with Denzel Washington. It’s a true story about a black college debate team that eventually goes on to debate Harvard.

http://www.blackclassicmovies.com/Movie_Database/films/the-great-debaters.html

So, what was that he was inferring about race being an issue? Grabbing at straws, flailing in the air...

Go ROMNEY/RYAN 2012!!!


28 posted on 10/05/2012 6:58:13 AM PDT by sassy steel magnolia (USAF life and Navy wife...God Bless the USA!)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

Michael Jordan and Oprah and Bill Cosby and Colin Powell... Four GIANTS who succeeded in this supposedly racist country, and all three are or were head in very high esteem. I could go on and on - Will Smith. Morgan Freeman. Bryant Gumbel. All got rich, and not without the support of millions of whites.


29 posted on 10/05/2012 7:05:28 AM PDT by PghBaldy (I am sick of Obama's and Hillary's apologies to muslims, especially after 11 September 2012.)
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To: RochesterNYconservative


Clayton Bigsby agrees
30 posted on 10/05/2012 7:05:54 AM PDT by slumber1 (Don't taze me bro!)
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To: I want the USA back
"The left has a long history of excusing failures by blaming them on racism"

Yes, the bigotry of low expectations.

Too bad they can't figure out a way to give 0 10 extra debate points for being black.

31 posted on 10/05/2012 7:09:36 AM PDT by Pietro
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To: RochesterNYconservative

It just ain’t fair being a half Black kid growing up in the ghettos of Hawaii, Harvard and Columbia.

Pray for America


32 posted on 10/05/2012 7:15:46 AM PDT by bray (If you vote for a communist what does that make you?)
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To: GOPJ
The very next hour, on MSNBC's Now with Alex Wagner, panelist Michael Eric Dyson similarly suggested that fear of being seen as an "angry black man" held Obama back from forcefully debating and possibly winning last night's contest.

Maybe my TV needs to be adjusted because what I saw on my TV once the debate started was one very pissed off angry black man who still does not know what the hell fell on him.

33 posted on 10/05/2012 7:18:24 AM PDT by hflynn
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To: GOPJ

“The sight of pasty white guys being offended on behalf of blacks is getting tiresome.”

Yup, and IMO not enough bad things can happen to those pasty white guys at MSLSD, including Madcow!!


34 posted on 10/05/2012 7:18:35 AM PDT by Batman11 (We came for the chicken sandwiches and a Sweet Tea Party broke out!)
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To: RochesterNYconservative
It's surprising that ...

... was not played until now.

35 posted on 10/05/2012 7:38:07 AM PDT by shove_it (DNC = perpetual emotion machine)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets; PghBaldy

Let’s not forget Alan Keyes.


36 posted on 10/05/2012 7:51:56 AM PDT by ELS (Vivat Benedictus XVI!)
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To: PghBaldy

Haven’t you heard. Conservatives don’t use phrases “Angry black man” or “Angry white man”.
We speak in code so they won’t know we are talking about them.


37 posted on 10/05/2012 7:52:39 AM PDT by certrtwngnut (It's not the people who vote that count, it's the people who count the votes. (Josef Stalin))
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To: RochesterNYconservative

Good thing he didn’t have to debate McCain last time around then.


38 posted on 10/05/2012 7:57:06 AM PDT by Darth Reardon
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To: RochesterNYconservative
"Incredible excuses for Obama's debate failure! Now it is because he is a black man and could not fight back!"

Hahahahaha!!! Seriously, we wish obama was a strong red-blooded, America-loving, freedom promoting, angry black man. But he's NOT. He's a lilly livered, mealy mouthed, lying, communist, appeasement, post turtle. And we are sorry he was a total failure and disappointment to black Americans who really deserve a true uplifting black role model they can be proud of and not just another faker exploiting them for money, fame and power like all the Sharpton's and Jesse Jackson's that have come before. But Obama has to GO. And we will teach our children all about the importance of our Constitution and Obama, America's worst president.

39 posted on 10/05/2012 8:05:30 AM PDT by Casie
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To: RochesterNYconservative

” I know Herman Cain Barack, and you’re no Herman Cain”


40 posted on 10/05/2012 8:09:22 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets
Don't forget Rev John Jasper

"De Sun Do Move" Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Church

"....later delivered it by invitation more than 250 times, including once before the Virginia General Assembly. ..."

What a shame many black historical figures have been forgotten. Maggie Walker is another person who comes to mind. http://www.nps.gov/mawa/index.htm Maggie Lena Walker

Two examples of those who looked forward, not backward.

41 posted on 10/05/2012 8:23:18 AM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: Casie
Well said and well worth repeating:

We wish obama was a strong red-blooded, America-loving, freedom promoting, angry black man. But he's NOT. He's a lilly livered, mealy mouthed, lying, communist, appeasement, post turtle. And we are sorry he was a total failure and disappointment to black Americans who really deserve a true uplifting black role model they can be proud of and not just another faker exploiting them for money, fame and power like all the Sharpton's and Jesse Jackson's that have come before.

42 posted on 10/05/2012 10:08:38 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1354 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: RochesterNYconservative; Sacajaweau; Sun; ntnychik; The Mayor; GlockThe Vote; Cicero; ...
Ed Schultz:It was just very frustrating to watch a guy lie to the American people and not be counter-punched because we're afraid he's going to be called an angry black man.

Schultz, as usual, has it completely upside down. If anyone might have been afraid to hit his opponent too hard in this debate, it would be Romney, who would be vulnerable to Schultz and friends' inevitable charges of "racism."

That dynamic seemed to have inhibited John McCain in his debates vs. Obama in 2008.

43 posted on 10/05/2012 10:58:08 AM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: justiceseeker93

Ed Schultz is angry that Romney treated Obama like a politician and not like a Messiah. Wake up Ed, Obama is NOT the Black Jesus.


44 posted on 10/05/2012 12:42:19 PM PDT by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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Obama’s wheelhouse is rabble rousing. It’s the community ‘organizer’ thing.

He’s not good on his feet in a debate or otherwise.


45 posted on 10/05/2012 1:09:34 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: Graewoulf

If Obama was white, he’d be a state senator in Illinois, trying to find new ways to kill babies. Shillary would be president.


46 posted on 10/05/2012 1:12:43 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: The Sons of Liberty
Obama followers afflicted w/ the "The Mandingo effect are apparently blissfully unaware that he is not only a black muslim, but a GAY Caballero Black muslim to boot!

Ya don't say---- Ohaha's a black muslim, and a GAY Caballero Black muslim, to boot................

My God.......the man is a triple threat. Who knew?

47 posted on 10/05/2012 2:00:09 PM PDT by Liz ("Come quickly, I'm tasting the stars." Dom Perignon)
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To: RochesterNYconservative; sickoflibs; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; Gilbo_3
Schultz: It was just very frustrating to watch a guy lie to the American people and not be counter-punched because we're afraid he's going to be called an angry black man.

Schult already claimed this excuse: MSNBC: Obama Did Poorly in Debate Because He Was Confused By Romney's Lies

MSNBC - Throw anything you can find at the wall and see what sticks....

48 posted on 10/05/2012 2:01:30 PM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Fool me once, shame on you -- twice, shame on me -- 100 times, it's U. S. immigration policy.)
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To: RochesterNYconservative

So, which is it? The high altitude or race or it’s all such a drag?


49 posted on 10/05/2012 2:13:56 PM PDT by bgill
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To: RochesterNYconservative

50 posted on 10/05/2012 2:31:49 PM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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