Skip to comments.Mitt Romney's prep school is the one Eminem mocked in '8 Mile'
Posted on 05/11/2012 1:46:21 PM PDT by detective
The Washington Post has a very readable look at the prep school Mitt Romney attended when his father was governor of Michigan, and the name of it may have sounded familiar to astute rap nerds.
In the climactic, final freestyle in Eminem's 2002 "8 Mile," his character, B-Rabbit, battles the leader of a rival rap crew called Leader of the Free World, Papa Doc, played by Anthony Mackie.
B-Rabbit has a black eye from the whole crew jumping him. He's lost his girl. And Papa Doc is the most feared freestyler in the land. But B-Rabbit has done his opposition research. He knows a shocking secret about Papa Doc that completely derails his street cred, and reveals it in front of a packed house. B-Rabbit raps:
Don't never try to judge me dude You don't know what the f--- I've been through But I know something about you You went to Cranbrook, that's a private school
"Ohhhhhhhhhh!" says everyone in the crowd. B-Rabbit continues:
(Excerpt) Read more at movies.msn.com ...
What’s Eminem doing these days? Romney is running for President of the United States.
You mean Romney ain’t cool and he can’t be the Preezy of the Steezy?
The kid who was supposedly “bullied” by Romney has been dead for several years. I had read that his family denounced the story as “factually incorrect” and “to further a political agenda”. I had not heard an Obama staffer was the source for the story. Do you know who the staffer is? What is his name?
Eminem is the one who made the video back in 2004 portraying Cheney suffering a heart attack when a bunch of thugs march on the White House.
However "8 Mile" is historically the border between "White" Oakland and Macomb Counties, and Black Detroit during the 80's and 90's.
I wonder if he'll bring that up tomorrow in his address to Liberty University students.
Doesn’t say the name, but Weekly Standard blog states that the WaPo now admits that one of the sources was a 2008 Obama staffer:
“He’s not John Kerry.”
You mean John “Can I git me a huntin’ license heyah?” Kerry?
You mean John “Jeeves, I should enjoy a peanut butter & jelly sandwich now” Kerry?
You mean John “I betrayed my brothers in arms and 30 years later I want to pose as a war hero” Kerry?
I once again salute the Swift Boat Vets for saving this country from 4-8 years of this deceitful, treasonous phony as president.
They couldn’t save us from Obama, but at least they saved us from Kerry. Another America-hater imho.
I remember that and it still makes me loll.
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