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Andrew Sullivan: Racist Romney Voters Like 'The Old Confederacy'
Big Journalism ^ | 10/28/12 | Warner Todd Huston

Posted on 10/28/2012 12:37:28 PM PDT by markomalley

On the Sunday, October 28 edition of ABC's This Week, Andrew Sullivan of The Daily Beast claimed that Obama might lose this election because the whole south is filled with racists that are somehow just like the Old Confederacy. As George Will noted, according to Sullivan all the whites that were not racist in 2008 suddenly are racist in 2012.

In a discussion of the "racial gap" in this year's election, Sullivan declared all southerners to be racists and are sliding back into the civil war. "If Virginia and Florida go back to the Republicans, it's the Confederacy, entirely. You put the map of the civil war over this electoral map you got the civil war," he said.

George Will correctly dismissed Sullivan's ranting as poppycock. Will noted that Democrats have been steadily losing the white vote since 1964 and that it has nothing to do with Barack Obama being black.

Will didn't mention it, but one of the interesting tidbits of information from the 2008 election is that Obama won the largest share of any Democrat running for president since 1976 -- not just any black Democrat, but any Democrat. If the country was so racist, how did that happen? He won 43 percent of the white vote in 2008.

But Sullivan persisted in his claim of racism repeatedly calling the southern states "the Confederates" and claiming that every southern state but Florida and Virginia voted as a block against Obama in 2008.

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: dixie; fl2012; racecard; va2012
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Maybe this would have some tiny, infinitesimal significance if they hadn't been pulling the race card any time they could since day one of this bozo's first campaign.
1 posted on 10/28/2012 12:37:35 PM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

A white, homosexual commie lib playing the race card. LOL! It’s a wild and wacky world out there.


2 posted on 10/28/2012 12:41:56 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Osama bin Laden is dead, Chrysler moved to Italy and China.)
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To: markomalley
The bonehead missed North Carolina ... but do facts matter with someone this obsessive?The point isn't there to be made in any event.
3 posted on 10/28/2012 12:43:17 PM PDT by R W Reactionairy ("Everyone is entitled to their own opinion ... but not to their own facts" Daniel Patrick Moynihan)
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To: markomalley

Andrew never heard of North Carolina? And plenty of other stastes who had units in the Confederate Army went for Mr. Obama last time, as well.


4 posted on 10/28/2012 12:43:17 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: markomalley

If 0 were as white as snow, I would still not be voting for him. His COLOR means nothing to me. I am concerned about his CHARACTER.


5 posted on 10/28/2012 12:44:46 PM PDT by kimchi lover (Obyebye 2012)
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To: markomalley

Nice try Mr. sperm receptacle. But the Old Confederacy which owned slaves and fought the North were DEMOCRATS! Ya wanker!


6 posted on 10/28/2012 12:45:04 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: markomalley

So now they’re ALL DEMOCRATS?!?


7 posted on 10/28/2012 12:54:19 PM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: markomalley

Tax-Chick: Andrew Sullivan Like a Narcissistic Sodomite.


8 posted on 10/28/2012 12:54:21 PM PDT by Tax-chick ("Decency requires that they be voted out of office as an act of urgent political hygiene." ~Steyn)
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To: markomalley

cut the crap already.
Obama is more white than black


9 posted on 10/28/2012 12:55:16 PM PDT by hecht (restore Hetch-Hetchy, and screw San Francisco and Pelosi)
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To: markomalley

cut the crap already.
Obama is more white than black


10 posted on 10/28/2012 12:55:22 PM PDT by hecht (restore Hetch-Hetchy, and screw San Francisco and Pelosi)
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To: markomalley

cut the crap already.
Obama is more white than black


11 posted on 10/28/2012 12:55:22 PM PDT by hecht (restore Hetch-Hetchy, and screw San Francisco and Pelosi)
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To: markomalley

I wonder how North Carolina exscaped the attention of this genius.


12 posted on 10/28/2012 12:55:40 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: markomalley

What did Sullivan have to say about the blacks who will vote for Obama at somewhere in the neighborhood of 98%? Did he offer up any reasons why that might be happening again? Remember, blacks voting for Obama is wonderful; but whites voting for Romney is shameful.


13 posted on 10/28/2012 12:55:55 PM PDT by NewJerseyGOP
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To: markomalley

Bite me, Sully.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XzbdY_rPtjw


14 posted on 10/28/2012 12:56:38 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: markomalley

Only one question for Mr. Dumb*ss to answer:
95% of Blacks voted for Obama in 2008. If 95% of white people had voted for the white guy, would he consider the white people to be racists? Thanks anyway, Andrew but we know racism when we see it.


15 posted on 10/28/2012 12:58:10 PM PDT by veritas2002
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To: markomalley
Looks like Andrew has his wanker stuck up the donkey arse so far he has to resort to the usual name calling......

Nevermind that in Cities like Atlanta and therefore states like Goergia have been invaded by Northerns since the business boom of the 80's and literally transformed to the point where the local "Southerners" look more like vanishing indian tribes who's homeland has been overrun by outsiders.....like myself.

Andrew needs to shut it and piss off, to borrow an English phrase.....

16 posted on 10/28/2012 12:58:38 PM PDT by thingumbob (I'm a bitter clinger...I dare you to take my gun)
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To: markomalley

I voted against the POS not because he’s black, but because he’s RED!!!!


17 posted on 10/28/2012 12:58:42 PM PDT by lgjhn23
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To: markomalley
The South is the land of freedom and individual liberty as shown by this map. The region where slavery reigns is the Northeast where workers are under the thumb of their Big Labor masters through forced collectivism.

It's not at all surprising that the pro-God, anti-Communist South repudiates the leftist Muslim Obama.

18 posted on 10/28/2012 12:59:05 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: markomalley

Sullivan is partly right. I live north of the Mason-Dixon Line. If the CSA existed today, it would include Pennsylvania, not just the south. I am a proud supporter of state’s rights. Sullivan can call me a racist all he wants, but it isn’t going to change how I think about the 90+% of blacks that support Obama.


19 posted on 10/28/2012 12:59:50 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (In a previous life I was ...)
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To: markomalley

Of course, in the loony left’s delusional pathetic world, when a white person votes for Herman Cain, Mia Love or Allen West it’s also racist.


20 posted on 10/28/2012 12:59:50 PM PDT by NoobRep
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To: markomalley

Why is this cs getting our attention?


21 posted on 10/28/2012 1:00:45 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: Hardraade
Bite me, Sully.

Are all your vaccinations up to date?

22 posted on 10/28/2012 1:02:16 PM PDT by Tax-chick ("Decency requires that they be voted out of office as an act of urgent political hygiene." ~Steyn)
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To: gusopol3

Colorado also disproves the thesis. AIDS dementia.


23 posted on 10/28/2012 1:04:05 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: markomalley
all the whites that were not racist in 2008 suddenly are racist in 2012.

Of course they would have to be. /s

24 posted on 10/28/2012 1:07:35 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." - Barack Hussein Obama - Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Exactly. He also claimed to allegedly be a supporter of Reagan and Thatcher at one time. If that were true, how could he support someone who’s well to the left of Mondale and Dukakis now?


25 posted on 10/28/2012 1:09:23 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: markomalley

I could be wrong, but are blacks in the old Confederacy better off than those in Chicago ,Detroit, Philadelphia, Washiungton DC, where they are dying by the thousands?

How many times a day do you read of murders in the Southern States compared to the cities I mentioned.

How about California’s blacks.

No I would say the black man in the south is much better off and has a better chance of survival. Even in New Orleans,but I have to admit New Orleans is a craphole.


26 posted on 10/28/2012 1:09:43 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Tax-chick

“Like”? :)


27 posted on 10/28/2012 1:11:14 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: markomalley
The Obama clown may very well lose his reelection bid due to color - but it isn't skin color that we are voting against - it is his RED COMMIE color. I want to know who was instrumental in putting this Manchurian candidate into the office.
28 posted on 10/28/2012 1:13:24 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: markomalley

Chris Matthews said the same thing almost verbatim. Not surprising since they all drink from the same well of ignorance.


29 posted on 10/28/2012 1:15:34 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: markomalley

I want the union to stay together, but there’s much to like about states’ rights and minimizing Federal power.


30 posted on 10/28/2012 1:15:58 PM PDT by lurk
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To: Tax-chick

I can use my dog’s anti-tick rub.

You bite, you die.


31 posted on 10/28/2012 1:19:57 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: markomalley
"If Virginia and Florida go back to the Republicans, it's the Confederacy, entirely..."

More like if they go for Obama, its the United Soviet Socialists Republic and the Gulag Archipelago all over again. A vote for Obama is a vote for tyranny.

32 posted on 10/28/2012 1:23:23 PM PDT by downtownconservative
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To: vladimir998

Good point. Could have substituted “Barack Obama” in that phrase, too.


33 posted on 10/28/2012 1:26:31 PM PDT by Tax-chick ("Decency requires that they be voted out of office as an act of urgent political hygiene." ~Steyn)
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To: Hardraade

That should work.


34 posted on 10/28/2012 1:27:13 PM PDT by Tax-chick ("Decency requires that they be voted out of office as an act of urgent political hygiene." ~Steyn)
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To: markomalley

Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for the Brits keeping their aristocracy if they choose, but I don’t care what one old Queen has to say, why should I care about another?


35 posted on 10/28/2012 1:29:46 PM PDT by Dr.Zoidberg (With (R)epublicans like these, who needs (D)emocrats?)
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To: Venturer
No I would say the black man in the south is much better off and has a better chance of survival.

Whites and blacks alike are far better off in the South. As cited in a prior post in this thread, the South embraces liberty with its solid Right to Work stance. Gun rights are respected in what was once the the Confederacy and, of course, guns are an essential component of freedom. Furthermore, Dixie is, by far, the most God-fearing region of America. God, guns and liberty are what the Founding Fathers envisioned for America. The South now represents the best of what America is all about.


36 posted on 10/28/2012 1:29:58 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: Tax-chick

How’s the barebacking doing, Andy? Is your HIV past the blood/brain barrier yet? It sure seems to be the case.


37 posted on 10/28/2012 1:30:18 PM PDT by Stepan12
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To: markomalley
the ignorance of the captives on the Liberal thought control reservation

the Tea Party is so "racist" that Herman Cain was one the GOP candidates winning a majority of Tea Party support, and likely would have continued to had he not fallen on his own troubled past

Conservatives in the GOP are so "racist" that guys like Allen West are among their "favorite sons", as are women like Mia Love.

Conservatives are so "racist" that the eminent economist Thomas Sowell is among the ecnomists they admire the most.

To Liberals [like Sullivan] Conservatives and the GOP are "racist" because Conservatives seek to help so-called "minorities" escape both the Liberal intellectual reservation and the Liberals' government plantation society. To help promote the myth of their "racist" claim, Liberals must ignore, and work to help the media ignore, and the public remain ignorant of, all the "non-white" persons who have never resided in or have escaped from the mental chains of Liberalism. ©Wuli 2012

38 posted on 10/28/2012 1:35:04 PM PDT by Wuli
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To: markomalley

Raise high the Bonnie Blue, lads!


39 posted on 10/28/2012 1:38:52 PM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: Stepan12

Like David Brock, Andrew Sullivan has been a barking moonbat since he “came out.” The difference is that Andrew had some writing skill to begin with.


40 posted on 10/28/2012 1:39:06 PM PDT by Tax-chick ("Decency requires that they be voted out of office as an act of urgent political hygiene." ~Steyn)
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To: markomalley
Andrew Sullivan: Racist Romney Voters Like 'The Old Confederacy'

According to Census Law he's a White Arab.

You gotta problem wit dat, Andy?

41 posted on 10/28/2012 1:46:33 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: markomalley

I don’t even live in the southern part of Connecticut and I hate the SOB


42 posted on 10/28/2012 1:52:49 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: markomalley

Sullivan’s theory will go to $#!@ when Romney wins NH, PA, WV, KY, OH, IN, MI, WI, IA, MO, and KS.


43 posted on 10/28/2012 1:54:50 PM PDT by RPTMS
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To: kimchi lover

My problem with obama and the democrats is the color RED.


44 posted on 10/28/2012 2:01:48 PM PDT by duffee (Romney 2012, NEWT 2016)
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So what this guy risks by calling us racists, is losing the majority of voters who are White, and don’t consider themselves to be racists.

Like the Old Confederacy? Well then I guess he’s forgot one thing. The Dixie South at the time of the most Klu Klux Klan activity and the highest levels of racism, was heavily Democrat.

Do the names George Wallace, Orvil Faubus, and U. S. Senator Byrd(D) ring any bells?

Two had to be forced at the end of a National Guard bayonet to allow black children into southern public schools. The third was a Klu Klux Klan organizer and Klan leader.

Don’t accuse me of looking like the old Confederacy, unless you want me to explain what the old Confederacy and Dixie Democrats looked like.

Remember Lincoln? He wasn’t a Democrat. Get the picture?

Not until around Richard Nixon’s time did the South go Republican.

I know I’m not a racist. And frankly, I never thought they’d be low enough to call me a Democrat. I knew better than to go that route in my mid teens.

They still don’t.


45 posted on 10/28/2012 2:07:33 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (You know, if Obama wins he's going to inherit a terrible situation.)
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To: markomalley
One of President Obama’s first tax increases was for a 10% use tax on tanning beds.

Mark Levin was flummoxed by this tanning tax. I tried in vain to call in and say it was a racially motivated tax on pale skinned Americans, high fived and laughed about by the brothers in the know with AlObama.

Mr. Andrew Sullivan, who's the racist now?

Obama is not as smart as Sarah Palin, and she is eye candy to boot!

Mr. Obama is a thin skinned malcontent living with a huge chip on his shoulder.

He is under the mistaken belief that life is fair.

Luck is made by hard work and good choices.

Welfare is the back up plan for the incompetent.

Polishing turds and expecting results other than a gleaming turd is absurd.

46 posted on 10/28/2012 2:14:58 PM PDT by urbanpovertylawcenter (where the law and poverty collide in an urban setting and sparks fly)
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To: DoughtyOne
Not until around Richard Nixon’s time did the South go Republican.

Five states comprising the heart of the South were well ahead of the curve in 1964 by supporting Barry Goldwater. Even then, much of the South was rejecting slavery, instead embracing freedom and liberty by rejecting the Communist agenda of the DemonRATS:

Had the rest of the nation followed the lead of the South back in 1964, we'd be living in a far better world. Communism would have been conquered and Vietnam would be united as a pro-America country.


47 posted on 10/28/2012 2:16:54 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: markomalley

Andrew’s real problem has nothing to do with race or racism, but what he perceives as bigotry against homosexuals. He knows the anti Obama sentiments in America have nothing to do with racism. Andrew can’t cry homophobia, because whites aren’t the only voters who don’t approve of Obama’s homosexuality. He hopes to shame weak-minded white voters with the racist vilifications.


48 posted on 10/28/2012 2:18:09 PM PDT by pallis
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To: FlingWingFlyer

And never forget that he’s not even an American citizen.


49 posted on 10/28/2012 2:36:39 PM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: re_nortex

Goldwater did those southern states in 1964, but by 1968 all but South Carolina were taken away by George Wallace.

Then in 1972, Nixon grabbed almost everything including the south.

In ‘76, Carter got it.

Nixon didn’t take the South forever for the Republicans. I was wrong. I believe we took it after Carter until Clinton in ‘92


50 posted on 10/28/2012 2:48:21 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (You know, if Obama wins he's going to inherit a terrible situation.)
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