Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

Now Chris Matthews Thinks The Word 'Urban' Is Racist
NewsBusters ^

Posted on 11/14/2012 6:15:24 PM PST by chessplayer

The list of words MSNBC's Chris Matthews believes are racist if uttered by a conservative got longer on Wednesday.

You can now add "urban" which offended Matthews when Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) said it during an interview Monday, but didn't bother the Hardball host in the slightest when Salon's Joan Walsh said it on his own program two days later (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):

"There's more of this dog whistle crap going on," said Matthews before he introduced guests Walsh and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Cynthia Tucker.

Really? So if a conservative talks about urban, suburban, and ex-urban voters just like anyone else might, he or she is being racist?

Do only blacks live in cities in America? There are no whites in Manhattan, Boston, or Philadelphia?

Apparently not.

But the really delicious part came a few moments later when Walsh referred to urban and suburban voting areas without a squawk from Matthews.

"Paul Ryan lost his home district, lost his city, his hometown, let's just say that, which is not a particularly urban place," Walsh said without any pushback from Matthews.


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: racecard; unhinged; urban

1 posted on 11/14/2012 6:15:27 PM PST by chessplayer
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: chessplayer

2 posted on 11/14/2012 6:18:57 PM PST by ConservativeStatement (Smile on Dems: Ignorance is bliss.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: ConservativeStatement

If “Urban” is racist, then “suburban” would be a hateful slur. Like calling someone subhuman.


3 posted on 11/14/2012 6:19:52 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: chessplayer

It’s time for him to invite Newt on so Newt can take him down (again). They are so giddy about their gay agenda; they can’t stop showing their true colors.


4 posted on 11/14/2012 6:20:51 PM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: chessplayer

Can he just go somewhere like to the looney ward. I guess my painters that just painted my house called urban painters are racist however I am not sure how that is possible they are all Mexicans.


5 posted on 11/14/2012 6:20:51 PM PST by proudCArepublican
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: chessplayer

I think we should start using the word FERAL, liberally in our arguments.


6 posted on 11/14/2012 6:21:24 PM PST by samadams2000
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: chessplayer

He is such a tool. A homosexual tool for the left.


7 posted on 11/14/2012 6:23:06 PM PST by Truth2012
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: chessplayer
Pat Caddell called it. Do you believe it yet?

Pat Caddell slams the media: They have become an “enemy of the people” Sept. 29, 2012(video 26:00)

Emotional Pat Caddell on the MSM ignoring Benghazi: “These people have no honor!” Oct. 27, 2012 (video at link 4:06)

The Media will not report the truth!

8 posted on 11/14/2012 6:24:19 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: chessplayer; GeronL

Oh, let’s REALLY get Tingles’ panties twisted and go for the full monty:

“One must not MONKEY AROUND with CHAIRS in URBAN CHICAGO while eating WATERMELON!”


9 posted on 11/14/2012 6:24:19 PM PST by Old Sarge (We are officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet...)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: chessplayer

Matthews simply needs to be ignored. All but dozens on any given night do just that. He has no influence on opinionmaking, even in this country.


10 posted on 11/14/2012 6:26:09 PM PST by ScottinVA (I've never been more disgusted with American voters.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Old Sarge

lolz


11 posted on 11/14/2012 6:26:22 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 9 | View Replies]

To: GeronL

Is this racist? Paging RaccoonRadio (our resident radio expert):

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urban_contemporary

Urban contemporary is a music radio format. The term was coined by the late New York DJ Frankie Crocker in the mid-1970s. Urban contemporary radio stations feature a playlist made up entirely of hip hop, R&B, pop, house, electronica such as dubstep and drum and bass (often with hip hop vocalists or rappers) and Caribbean music such as reggae, reggaeton, zouk, and sometimes Soca (In Toronto, London, New York City, Boston and Miami).


12 posted on 11/14/2012 6:27:24 PM PST by ConservativeStatement (Smile on Dems: Ignorance is bliss.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 3 | View Replies]

To: ConservativeStatement

Urban League
Urban Outfitters
Urban Cammo
Urban Combat
Urban Turbans... okay, never mind


13 posted on 11/14/2012 6:28:46 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 12 | View Replies]

To: chessplayer

When are the men with the butterfly nets gonna catch Chris Matthews and get him some Thorazine or whatever it is he needs?

Sounds like he’s got another thrill running up his leg. Somebody get him an Obama doll quick.


14 posted on 11/14/2012 6:30:41 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: chessplayer

Time to ban the ‘U’ word pronto!


15 posted on 11/14/2012 6:33:58 PM PST by VastRWCon (There are no coincidences in politics)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: chessplayer

16 posted on 11/14/2012 6:34:29 PM PST by RC one (Akin/Mourdock-2016)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: TigersEye

I honestly believe that the media members are all gay. Their refusal to cover the news is their revenge on heterosexuals.


17 posted on 11/14/2012 6:36:12 PM PST by Truth2012
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 8 | View Replies]

To: chessplayer
Just wait until Chris Matthew learns that everything that comes out of the mouth of a conservative is racist. Won't that day be fun!
18 posted on 11/14/2012 6:42:00 PM PST by Lonely Bull
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: chessplayer

I don’t give a damn what happens to any of them. I’m just going to sit back and watch the Kenyan implode.


19 posted on 11/14/2012 6:45:49 PM PST by jersey117
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: chessplayer

Urban areas with a high black population helped elect Obama. That is a plain old fact and Matthews just needs to shut up.

If Matthews can’t shut up about it, he needs to go interview live on the streets at 9pm in these urban areas, ask them how they voted. No security allowed, either.

Go do it whitebread chubbette or SHUT UP with your racist mantra!


20 posted on 11/14/2012 6:48:00 PM PST by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: chessplayer

Towhead Matthews certainly has a race fixation.


21 posted on 11/14/2012 6:49:17 PM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: GeronL
So I suppose Pope Urban was a racist too?


22 posted on 11/14/2012 7:06:15 PM PST by magooey (The Mandate of Heaven resides in the hearts of men.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 13 | View Replies]

To: chessplayer
Mr. Tingles sees a racist under every bed and in every closet (and not a one of them is a person of color).
23 posted on 11/14/2012 7:06:57 PM PST by windsorknot
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: chessplayer

Oh, let’s add words to help the media...

Baby Daddy
Baby Momma

Have those been picked up yet?


24 posted on 11/14/2012 7:08:06 PM PST by Bronzy
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Bronzy

How about those living in the black slums be known as living in the back woods. That isn’t racist and it is rural, has nothing to do with cities.


25 posted on 11/14/2012 7:12:27 PM PST by YukonGreen
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 24 | View Replies]

To: chessplayer
"Paul Ryan lost his home district, lost his city, his hometown, let's just say that, which is not a particularly urban place," Walsh said without any pushback from Matthews.

Paul Ryan won his congressional district as congressman this year. 55% which isn't bad considering he was on the ballot twice.

Also Janesville isn't a city or urban place? It has 65,000 people and the biggest city in the county.

26 posted on 11/14/2012 7:16:32 PM PST by Darren McCarty (If most people were more than keyboard warriors, we might have won the election)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Old Sarge

Chrisie Boy needs to check in the Mayo Clinic with Jesse Jackson Jr. They can go through treatment together.


27 posted on 11/14/2012 7:16:37 PM PST by YukonGreen
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 9 | View Replies]

To: ConservativeStatement

Actually the racists live in the urban areas


28 posted on 11/14/2012 7:16:37 PM PST by Josa
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: chessplayer

My dog whistle has made the words “Chris Matthews” deeply offensive and they bring on projectile vomiting.


29 posted on 11/14/2012 7:17:23 PM PST by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: chessplayer
??

30 posted on 11/14/2012 7:30:31 PM PST by Oztrich Boy (A vague disclaimer is nobody's friend)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Josa
Blacks are more racist than Whites

~ Larry Elder, "The Ten Things You Can't Say In America"

31 posted on 11/14/2012 7:31:07 PM PST by Old Sarge (We are officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet...)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 28 | View Replies]

To: YukonGreen

Rural? Never heard of it before Rap Music.

“...do with cities.” Ain’t cities racist?


32 posted on 11/14/2012 7:34:43 PM PST by Bronzy
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 25 | View Replies]

To: chessplayer

Mr. Matthews - the key to a long career in your chosen field is not to swallow.


33 posted on 11/14/2012 7:39:02 PM PST by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: chessplayer
The Pope would not be pleased


34 posted on 11/14/2012 7:40:05 PM PST by Mike Darancette (I don't understand why the Boomers are so passive.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: chessplayer

The good news is that before long, Chrissy won’t be able to utter a word, as every word would be declared racist. The really good news is that nobody is watching his loser show except the MSNBC folks that need story lines. Poor Chrissy, he will soon tingle himself to pieces.


35 posted on 11/14/2012 7:44:34 PM PST by 2010Freeper
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: chessplayer

The good news is that before long, Chrissy won’t be able to utter a word, as every word would be declared racist. The really good news is that nobody is watching his loser show except the MSNBC folks that need story lines. Poor Chrissy, he will soon tingle himself to pieces.


36 posted on 11/14/2012 7:44:46 PM PST by 2010Freeper
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: chessplayer

I think Chris Matthews is racist.


37 posted on 11/14/2012 7:47:02 PM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: chessplayer

Would your husband say he is more Urban or Rural?

Very funny. Not racist.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxAoMaDvwk0&feature=youtube_gdata_player


38 posted on 11/14/2012 8:50:27 PM PST by FlyingEagle
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: chessplayer

I was listening to a discussion of urban schools that included a black education professor. She used the term clearly to mean schools with large minority enrollment, since some of the urban schools she referred to were actually in suburbs. How about that?


39 posted on 11/14/2012 9:30:12 PM PST by Southside_Chicago_Republican (If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: chessplayer

Chris is giving a bad name to mental illness.


40 posted on 11/15/2012 7:52:21 AM PST by Calpublican
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: magooey
The old woman in Candide was the illegitimate daughter of Pope Urban X.

The last real Pope Urban was Urban VIII.

41 posted on 11/15/2012 11:46:11 AM PST by Verginius Rufus
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 22 | View Replies]

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson