Skip to comments.Hecklers Mar Romney Visit to Inner-City Charter School in Phila. ("get out" of black neighborhood
Posted on 05/27/2012 8:42:37 AM PDT by kristinn
When Mitt Romney came to an inner-city charter school here Thursday to promote his new education agenda, he received something of a history lecture about the persecution of blacks in America and the struggles of African American children to meet the academic achievements of their white counterparts.
Seeking to broaden his appeal heading into the general election, Romney was venturing for his first time in this campaign into an impoverished black neighborhood to hear the concerns of local educators and community leaders. But here in the streets of West Philadelphia, the emotion surrounding his contest with the nations first black president was raw, as dozens of neighborhood residents shouted, Get out, Romney, get out!
Outside, meanwhile, some brick row houses across from the school were boarded up. Police had cordoned off a full city block to protect Romney and his entourage. Residents, some of them organized by Obamas campaign, stood on their porches and gathered at a sidewalk corner to shout angrily at Romney. Some held signs saying, We are the 99%. One mans placard trumpeted an often-referenced Romney gaffe: I am not concerned about the very poor.
Madaline G. Dunn, 78, who said she has lived here for 50 years and volunteers at the school, said she is personally offended that Romney would visit her neighborhood.
Its not appreciated here, she said. It is absolutely denigrating for him to come in here and speak his garbage.
When he visited a classroom where the kids in the elementary school choir were standing, swaying and clapping to the beat of Kirk Franklins I Smile, Romney appeared charmed but did not dance with them. Rather, he tapped one of his toes slightly and bobbed his head, but did not catch the rhythm..
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Imagine the reaction of the MSM if Obama visited a white neighborhood and was heckled to get out?
Very few of them have the gumption required to improve their lot in life, and so, they pass it on, generation to generation. It can be done, if an individual chooses. Tough, but doable.
Exacltly my feeling
This CANNOT be racist!
It’s impossible to be a racist, if being Racist-While-Democrat.
Just ask ANYONE at MSNBC/NBC/ABC/CBS/CNN/NPR/Pacifica/NYTimes
“i find it hilarious when anyone on the right tries to court the black vote.
do they honestly believe blacks, as a majority, will vote for anyone other then the black guy giving them handouts?”
I believe the best approach is to tell the truth, and to challenge the ‘dogma’ the left has been peddling for decades that has wrapped up the black vote for them.
Black children who come from traditional homes and who go to schools in which they aren’t looked down upon for ‘trying to be white’ do just fine, and don’t need any help ‘competing with white students’. I don’t care what color you are, if you have to grow up in the social settings that many black children do, then you are going to have a higher probability of academic and life problems. It’s much easier to blame ‘slavery’, or ‘white privilege’, or some other b.s. than it is to roll up your sleeves and fix the enormous inner city social issues.
Madaline G. Dunn
WashPost’s Henderson, Rucker Pass Off Political Activist As Mere Elderly Anti-Romney ‘Protester’
By Ken Shepherd | May 25, 2012 | 17:00
In a May 25 front-page story headlined “Romney’s outreach meets hostile reception,” Washington Post staff writers Nia-Malika Henderson and Philip Rucker passed off a political activist by the name of Madaline G. Dunn as simply being a 78-year-old “protester” who has lived in West Philadelphia for 50 years and was “personally offended” by the fact that “Romney would visit her neighborhood.”
“It’s not appreciated here.... It’s absolutely denigrating for him to come in here and speak his garbage,” Henderson and Rucker quoted Dunn. Yet what the Post staff writers left out is that Dunn is no otherwise-apolitical resident who happened to be on hand to react to Romney’s campaign swing. She’s a seasoned political activist, having served as the legislative committee chair for the Philadelphia Congress of the National Congress of Black Women (PCNCBW).
Why couldn’t you have just picked it yourself?
I’m neither a rabid fan nor a rabid hater of Romney, but his naivete in going there makes him look pretty stupid. Couldn’t have been more clueless.
Yes, they are that stupid. Waste of time.
“He should take their advice: Get the hell out.”
Yup. Definitely a message being sent here, with important lessons to be learned. Republicans in general, and FR members here, would be wise to take heed...
How does that gangsta rap song go, again?
Don't getta education, that be actin' white, man
Don't be doin' nothin' to be actin' like the white man
Sell some crack, run some hos, you be doin' right, man
If you actin' white, then we gonna fight, man
Philly. Why did I let my daughter go to college there? She won’t graduate for a year! Romney, you dope! :(
Well put. There are two ways of human existence: To provide for yourself through your earnings or take from others. The DemonRATs have provided a mechanism to take from others. The Entitlement Culture is engaged in the self-perpetuating of that mechanism, like a parasite to a host.
As a side note, the 10 Commandments was a code of values to minimize the growth of the parasitic Entitlement Culture.
I grew up in North Philly...graduated from the “University of Last White Kid Left on the Block”.
They’re racist as all hell there, and Romney isn’t going to win any votes. They vote skin color first.
But hey...we’re the racists, right....
“...West Philly = HELLHOLE...”
North Philly ain’t so hot either...
Man o man! Who the heck is running Romney’s campaign, wasting time going to a black inner city neighborhood. Unbelievable....Bam will get 93-95% of the black vote.
Romney has balls. He told those folks the problem and they did not like it one bit. They did not like it when Bill Cosby told them the truth either. Hating whitey ain’t gonna put the black family back together again. The Great Society turned the black family asunder and now rather than hate the liberal mindset that did that they hate on Romney and demand ever more liberalism. It will never change sad to say. Obama could have made an attempt to change it buthe prefers to blame successful Americans rather than his failed ideology.
What a damn mess.
You’re exactly wrong but hey whatever floats your boat.
When I think of black folk and Obama, the song “Hopelessly Devoted to You”, by Olivia Newton John, comes to mind.
What ever happened to Liberia? Why weren't her parents sent there? Is it too late?
Translation: Her ghetto. Which she and her ilk has ran into the gutter year after year.
That would acting white.
INNER CITY TRASH. They act like this then wonder why people are tempted to use the “N” word in describing them. Because they act like a “N”. No respect. Absolutely no respect for a candidate for President of the United States.
But then, this was where the Black Panthers intimidated White voters.
So much for the GOP trying to reach out and build bridges to the black community.....
He should take their advice: Get the hell out.
Yup. Definitely a message being sent here, with important lessons to be learned. Republicans in general, and FR members here, would be wise to take heed...”
Yes sir! Mr. Romney; take their advice and the money too. Let them forage and grovel for themselves for a real change.
These imbeciles forget that crap can work both ways...
I’m definitely no fan of Romney, but I think he was sincerely offering an opportunity to listen and maybe help bring solutions. Instead, I think he and his handlers got “an education” that they hadn’t planned on. I hope its and education that Mr. Romney doesn’t soon forget.
On the other hand, I wouldn’t walk across the street to listen to a single word spoken by the great odongo. I’d just turn my back and go the other way. The reasons I wouldn’t shut obscene crap at him is: 1. I still respect the office of the POTUS. 2. I really don’t care to become “intimate” with the men in black. He ain’t worth either one.
I agree. This is a great way to expose this freeloader trash for what it is. Romney should visit some black neighborhood at least once a week just to wake white America up.
What really pisses me off is that this reaction was partly organized by the Obama campaign. The punk-ass president and his lackies are extremely dangerous. I expect things to get even uglier.
On another note, Trayvon Martin's parents visited that bastion of Democratic party values, East St Louis, in their heralded cross country End the Gun Violence Tour. They were warmly received that night by two murders and three other gruesome shootings in East St Louis. No one seemed to have been personally offended though.
A black person who doesn't want to be de-nigrated.
I'm personally offended that this 78 year old ghetto slug has the nerve to lecture anyone that is trying to help her neighborhood.
It would. IF the Romney campaign had enough sense to tape these reactions and run them as advertisements.
But the RNC said gay marriage would push blacks into supporting Romney............hahahahahahahahahahahaahahahaaah.
This poor old lady has volunteered at that school for 50 years and Johnson, Carter, Clinton, and Obama have realy made their mark on that school. Imagine a white guy suggesting a voucher program to move those kids to better schools....thats just offensive.
You can’t make this stuff up? But Tuesday Mitt hits the campaign trail with McCain??????
It is proof Obama is separating races and pitting groups against each other...additionally, our side, including Romney, are too chicken to point out how the so-called black leaders have kept blacks (inner city) from knowing the truth of how capitalism lifts all boats, instead, we try to pander and appease and get painted as nasty conservatives by the MSM...out side really is too chicken and it is disgusting how candidate after candidate never explains or even tries.
Lets just hope Mitt doesn’t try this trick in Detroit. After all Obama saved the American car industry, GM will never pay us back with its stock at $22.44/share and Italy owning Chrysler. Between the crime ridden streets and the Union thugs it could get ugly! These Phili thugs are light weights compared to the city that once had the highest per capital income in America to the war on poverty zone it is today. Make the UAW drive the remaining exploding volts.
Well, he might just have to have a little “ancillary help” if he personally won’t do it himself. Video cameras are plentiful and the opportunities will be many!
I wonder what the MSM would say if Obama went into a white neighborhood and someone said the same thing to him, such as GET OUT?! /s
Bush never would talk about the issue nor would he even acknowledge the ads, but I'm sure they played a key role in dragging him over the finish line anyway.
By that time, there was nothing left in SC for them to steal. Those Radical governments were as corrupt as anything you could imagine.
Corruption lives on, although it's sold under a different label these days.
You know when they all start acting like Travon, or like their president they will forever be shackeled to their inner city all neighborhoods of just one color. And as they move into neighborhoods where they add that color, it is only one elementary school education generation before that neighborhood is too just a neighborhood of color, crime and hatred of everything not rotting or boarded up. It is too sad that when a neighborhood is taken over by this demographic that crime is rampant, breakins, and thefts, people too lazy to cut the lawns or trim the bushes/trees but always on the cutting edge of the latest hiphop ganster culture. Color me anyway you want but know I’ve moved three times in my life as one of the last nonpersons of color in a neighborhood and it is always the same racial hatred brought by this color people.
That’s really what we want in a president. Obama is so “cool” isn’t he? He does have a little rhythm but NOT a singer. So, what about his accomplishments? Solyndra, GM, solar energy, 5 trillion in new debt, endless golf, endless campaign speeches at taxpayer expense, veto of the Keystone pipeline that would have added 100k jobs, unelected czars who no one knows what they do but they get paid very well “socializing” America. So Romney, stay out of Philly. It will be the next Detroit. You don’t want any associations with failure like that. They are close minded and have made up their minds that they want that ignorant black man who has faked his BC and SS# and no one knows his past because its all been scrubbed so we can’t find out. I would imagine he was actually born in Kenya since he touted that in some college paper. I think his college records were scrubbed because he got his education as a foreign student and now he is a natural born citizen! Does anybody care that we have been scammed and it happens to be the president of the US? IMPEACH HIM NOW.
Gee, just who are the racists here...
I feel the same way.
When Chuck Schumer comes in town to visit, I am totally offended and incensed and want him to get the H. E. Double Toothpicks Out.
I’d say the same about obama too.
I hate those lying cheating traitorous scum.
Now that I think about it, if Romney came around to my neighborhood, I’d tell him to get the hell out too.
It’s a no win. If he didn’t visit any of “their” neighbourhoods, they’d be screaming that he is a racist.
Some people are only happy when they’re scrapping.
Now the republicans are not without shame as well. If I were Mr Romney I would go into places like Philly armed with Allen West, Tim Scott C.L. Bryant and David Webb to make a case for how being educated and practicing self denial would get you a lot further in life then being a brood mare or poverty pimp. You see I think the message of conservatism works but it has to be explained and the true unwhitewashed version of how democrats have continue to treat black people like slaves has not changed since slavery. No other group in America votes and agrees on 97% of anything.
Yeah, what are you trying to do, get yourself killed...then where would we be?.......
Now wait a minute....
On second thought...the brothers in Detroit are dyin' to hear what you have to say.