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Sharpton Slams Cain For Calling 'Cuban' A Language—Ignores Obama Did Same With 'Austrian'
NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein

Posted on 11/16/2011 7:59:55 PM PST by governsleastgovernsbest

Say, Al Sharpton: if Herman Cain lacks "intelligence" for colloquially referring to "Cuban" as a language, how about your guy Barack Obama . . . who did precisely the same thing when it came to "Austrian"?

On his MSNBC show tonight, Sharpton mocked Cain, alleging he lacked "intelligence," for asking in an aside while munching on a Cuban delicacy, "how do you say 'delicious' in Cuban?" Does Sharpton not know that Barack Obama, in a much more formal setting, addressing a NATO audience, said something virtually identical, wondering how a certain phrase was said "in Austrian"?

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TOPICS: Cuba; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: alsharpton; barackobama; hermancain

1 posted on 11/16/2011 7:59:58 PM PST by governsleastgovernsbest
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To: netmilsmom; Behind Liberal Lines; Miss Marple; an amused spectator; Diogenesis; MEG33; PGalt; ...

Sharpton mocks Cain for off-handedly referring to ‘Cuban’ as a language—ignores that Obama said something similar about “Austrian” in a NATO speech. Ping to Today show list.


2 posted on 11/16/2011 8:01:32 PM PST by governsleastgovernsbest (FReepmail or ping me to be put on my ping list for criticism of liberal media)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

resist we much


3 posted on 11/16/2011 8:02:31 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Who cares? Sheesh, $15 Trillion debt and Tawana Sharpton gets upset over this?

LOL . . MSNBCs token is the biggest dunce of their line up.


4 posted on 11/16/2011 8:02:50 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat (There's nothing more hypocritical than a white liberal calling someone else a "bigot")
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Al, if you don’t even recognize a joke, maybe you should read this.

http://www.livescience.com/13738-trouble-detecting-sarcasm-dementia-sign.html


5 posted on 11/16/2011 8:02:55 PM PST by mnehring
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6 posted on 11/16/2011 8:03:26 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Sharpton mocked Cain, alleging he lacked "intelligence,"

Hey Al, intelligence? Does Tawana ring a bell?

7 posted on 11/16/2011 8:05:08 PM PST by jazusamo (The real minimum wage is zero: Thomas Sowell)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Probably 75% of Americans think Cuban is a language.
Plus, they don’t know where Cuba is on the map.


8 posted on 11/16/2011 8:06:16 PM PST by stars & stripes forever ( Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.)
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To: ColdOne

Ya beat me.

(I LOVE Freepers. If only they were congressmen.)


9 posted on 11/16/2011 8:06:55 PM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Anyone got Sharpton’s contact info?


10 posted on 11/16/2011 8:08:38 PM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

The journalistas are piling it on in a frenzy. They’re such good storm troopers for their master.


11 posted on 11/16/2011 8:08:54 PM PST by thatdewd (I'm tired of watching stupid people do stupid things stupidly.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Alza moron. Why pay him any attention at all?


12 posted on 11/16/2011 8:14:49 PM PST by choctaw man (Good ole Andrew Jackson, or You're the Reason God Made Oklahoma...)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

The weirdest thing is that they actually speak Austrian in Cuba and Cuban in Austria. It’s a confusing world out there, who is able to keep up? You’d think they speak Paraguayan in Paraguay or Hollaindaise in Holland? Think again! Ich bin ein Berliner!


13 posted on 11/16/2011 8:18:18 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Mortrey

I was surprised I was able to do that before anyone else!


14 posted on 11/16/2011 8:21:57 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Big Al is mucking two mach uv it.


15 posted on 11/16/2011 8:25:48 PM PST by Iron Munro (Ben Raines For President)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
The Brits always insist we speak American.
National dialects of a common language are usually named according to the country. This is common usage and even among linguists.
16 posted on 11/16/2011 8:37:35 PM PST by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

If nothing else, Cain is going to take away a lot of our fun but juvenile snarks about Obama.


17 posted on 11/16/2011 8:39:27 PM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Zero deserves to be mocked for Austrian and Cain deserves to be mocked for Cuban. Idiots.

18 posted on 11/16/2011 8:39:43 PM PST by I see my hands (The old sod ne'er shall be forgot.)
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To: Iron Munro

who the hell cares what Sharpton says about anything....talk about a discredited fool.....


19 posted on 11/16/2011 8:41:35 PM PST by terycarl (lurking, but well informed)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Here that great little gem from out Harvard educated President.
20 posted on 11/16/2011 8:58:05 PM PST by Trueblackman (Posting on FR since 1998 and 100% teleprompter free post as well.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tr7zhnctF4c
Here that great little gem from out Harvard educated President.


21 posted on 11/16/2011 8:59:57 PM PST by Trueblackman (Posting on FR since 1998 and 100% teleprompter free post as well.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

That’s akin to saying, “What’s the British word for ‘elevator’”?

(Just because it’s late at night here on the East Coast, that would be “lift”).


22 posted on 11/16/2011 9:14:20 PM PST by caper gal 1
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Maybe it was a joke that went right over Sharptons head. Cain was mocking obozo.
23 posted on 11/17/2011 5:46:27 AM PST by Ditter
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

This coming from a rabble-rousing race pimp who butchers the English language.


24 posted on 11/17/2011 5:56:29 AM PST by windsorknot
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Wonder how you say “resist we much” in Cuban or Austrian? ;)


25 posted on 11/17/2011 6:05:18 PM PST by ru4liberty
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26 posted on 11/17/2011 6:06:20 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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