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Obama's Media Begin New Coordinated Attack On Romney With Unnamed 'Anglo-Saxon Heritage' Quote
News Busters ^ | 25 July 2012 | Noel Sheppard

Posted on 07/25/2012 9:47:36 AM PDT by mandaladon

If you haven't heard about an unnamed Mitt Romney adviser discussing America's "Anglo-Saxon heritage" with a British reporter yet, you will.

On Tuesday, Britain's Telegraph published the following:

As the Republican presidential challenger accused Barack Obama of appeasing America's enemies in his first foreign policy speech of the US general election campaign, advisers told The Daily Telegraph that he would abandon Mr Obama’s “Left-wing” coolness towards London.

In remarks that may prompt accusations of racial insensitivity, one suggested that Mr Romney was better placed to understand the depth of ties between the two countries than Mr Obama, whose father was from Africa.

“We are part of an Anglo-Saxon heritage, and he feels that the special relationship is special,” the adviser said of Mr Romney, adding: “The White House didn’t fully appreciate the shared history we have”.

Notice how none of the advisers including the one quoted were named.

Not surprisingly, this has already gotten the attention of many Obama supporters here at home.

Salon's Joan Walsh wrote Wednesday morning, "In an [sic] stupidly racist gaffe, a Romney advisor tells a British paper his boss better appreciates our former overlord."

Walsh, Salon's editor at large, shouldn't call anyone stupid if she thinks "an" goes before "stupidly."

But she wasn't the only Obama sycophant jumping on this foolishness. Slate did as well, as did the New York Daily News, and New York magazine.

It seems a metaphysical certitude this will be featured all day long on CNN, MSNBC, and the broadcast evening news programs.

Of course, Romney's people are denying the entire story, but that's not going to prevent the President's media from advancing it.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; democratmedia; democrats; elections; enemedia; liberalmedia; mediabias; msm; obama; obamedia; romney
Repeating an unsourced quote at the behest of one campaign without verification, and with zero evidence that anyone in the campaign said it, isn’t journalism. It’s political propaganda. And reputable news outlets should stop it..........................The ObaMedia doesn't care they just want their leader to be reelected
1 posted on 07/25/2012 9:47:46 AM PDT by mandaladon
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To: mandaladon

I thought Obama was part Irish.


2 posted on 07/25/2012 9:49:16 AM PDT by mandaladon (PalinGenesis)
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To: mandaladon

Actually it’s a “Judao-Christian” Heritage.


3 posted on 07/25/2012 9:49:53 AM PDT by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: mandaladon

That’s racist~!!


4 posted on 07/25/2012 9:50:06 AM PDT by Mr. K ("The spread of evil is the symptom of a vacuum [of good]")
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To: mandaladon

So, basically, hussein is telling people not to vote for romney because he is white? I wonder how that would play the other way around?


5 posted on 07/25/2012 9:50:20 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: mandaladon

Desperation run amok.


6 posted on 07/25/2012 9:52:05 AM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: mandaladon

What’s wrong with Anglo-Saxon heritage?


7 posted on 07/25/2012 9:52:27 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: mandaladon

talking of “black” heritage is not racist, but talking of “anglosaxon” heriage is


8 posted on 07/25/2012 9:54:44 AM PDT by 4rcane
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To: mandaladon

I’ve called him Barry O’bama before.


9 posted on 07/25/2012 9:55:44 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: mandaladon

“...Notice how none of the advisers including the one quoted were named....”

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The sources of the Obama campaign lies, other than Obama himself, are NEVER named. Most of it is fabricated anyway so it really doesn’t matter.


10 posted on 07/25/2012 9:56:05 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: mandaladon

But wasn’t the United States once a colony of England or something?


11 posted on 07/25/2012 9:57:30 AM PDT by Yardstick
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To: mandaladon

http://www.amazon.com/Albions-Seed-British-Folkways-Cultural/dp/0195069056

“This fascinating book is the first volume in a projected cultural history of the United States, from the earliest English settlements to our own time. It is a history of American folkways as they have changed through time, and it argues a thesis about the importance for the United States of having been British in its cultural origins.”


12 posted on 07/25/2012 9:58:31 AM PDT by Aikonaa
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To: BenLurkin

Unless you are French, German, or liberal, nothing... though “heritage” was not the right word to use and it was a stupid gaffe. We have an Anglo-Saxon economic model, which is what the advisor was probably trying to get to get to and which Obama hates. Obama prefers the German-EU social market economy, which is essentially mercantile capitalism.


13 posted on 07/25/2012 9:58:50 AM PDT by wolfman23601
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To: mandaladon

Making up stuff out of whole cloth to try and get everyone’s mind off of the “you didn’t build that” groaner? Won’t work, but nice try.


14 posted on 07/25/2012 10:00:08 AM 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: mandaladon
I thought Obama was part Irish.

The Irish aren't Anglo-Saxon.

15 posted on 07/25/2012 10:01:21 AM PDT by Alter Kaker (Gravitation is a theory, not a fact. It should be approached with an open mind...)
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To: Yardstick
But wasn’t the United States once a colony of England or something?

I thought Calypso Louie claims we were once an African colony. Or something.

16 posted on 07/25/2012 10:02:20 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: Yardstick

Ha! Just as I thought. According to Wikipedia we were indeed once a British colony:

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


17 posted on 07/25/2012 10:02:50 AM PDT by Yardstick
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To: BenLurkin

They are so desperate, they are grabbing on to anything and everything. Everything is a racist code word. Everything is a racist dog whistle. Romney could wish someone a happy birthday and the left would see something racist in it. They have, in less than 4 years, set back race relations in this country so far it will be next to impossible to improve them again. And thats exactly how they want it. Race against race.


18 posted on 07/25/2012 10:04:04 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: mandaladon

It’s a lie unless they can name the “advisors” and the “advisors” admit to saying it.

This is their plan, just say anything. Prove it’s not true.


19 posted on 07/25/2012 10:05:15 AM PDT by katnip (Freaks and Fairies are running amuck in America)
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To: wolfman23601
Saxons are Germans.

In fact, so were the Angles.

20 posted on 07/25/2012 10:10:03 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: mandaladon

I’ve seen this in 4 different places, already today.

The Obama Journo-listers are at it again.


21 posted on 07/25/2012 10:12:13 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: BenLurkin

That’s correct, always moving West. There were tribes of Celts all over the place before moving toward Gaul and eventually across to the Isle.


22 posted on 07/25/2012 10:15:10 AM PDT by Portcall24
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To: mandaladon

It’s all so convenient for King Barack. Now the media will obsess on this for the rest of the week and ignore talking about his record. They think his record is great, so why they want to avoid bragging it up is beyond me. And next week they will find something else to obsess on.


23 posted on 07/25/2012 10:17:44 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: BenLurkin
“What’s wrong with Anglo-Saxon heritage?”

Not a damned thing. Name anything even close that has come out of sub Saharan Africa or the near east. Cannibalism, slavery and Islam.

24 posted on 07/25/2012 10:19:50 AM PDT by Tupelo (TeaPartier ..... but no longer a Republican)
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To: mandaladon

Wouldn’t surprise me in the least if these anonymous “advisers” were sent to the UK by obama to pose as Romney people.


25 posted on 07/25/2012 10:23:17 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: mandaladon
"Anglo-Saxon heritage"

you mean like Robin Hood?

26 posted on 07/25/2012 10:25:06 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: mandaladon

Of course it was just fine when Hussein simgled out the black community in saying he “had their back” and they need to have his.


27 posted on 07/25/2012 10:27:17 AM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: BenLurkin

Not true. They were a “Germanic” tribe during the times of the Roman Empire, buy they were not the same people we refer to today as “Germans”... there was a lot more movement and migration in ancient times.


28 posted on 07/25/2012 10:28:33 AM PDT by wolfman23601
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To: Aikonaa

I love that book, I read it once or twice a year.


29 posted on 07/25/2012 10:28:42 AM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: Tupelo
“What’s wrong with Anglo-Saxon heritage?” Not a damned thing. Name anything even close that has come out of sub Saharan Africa or the near east. Cannibalism, slavery and Islam.

Amen. Or even present-day Detroit, or South Africa, or Haiti.
30 posted on 07/25/2012 10:33:28 AM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: Izzy Dunne

You mean O’Bama is not Irish??? Well I guess I’ll have to vote for the other guy this time. . . . /sarc


31 posted on 07/25/2012 10:35:50 AM PDT by RatRipper (Obama, YOU LIE!!! . . .again and again and again and again, ad infinitum. . . .)
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To: mandaladon
Meanwhile we have NAMED sources from Obama calling Romney and his supporters racists.

Obama Surrogate Accuses Romney Of Stoking Racial Fears

Lib Media: Chirp Chirp
32 posted on 07/25/2012 10:36:23 AM PDT by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else)
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To: wolfman23601
Not true. They were a “Germanic” tribe during the times of the Roman Empire,

The Angles and Saxons were the Germanic tribes which invaded Great Britain after the fall of the Roman Empire. And they became the dominant groups in what became England. There were also the native Brits who survived the invasions along with descendants of Viking invaders who decided to settle down in GB.

Anglo-Saxon is an accurate term (though very un-PC) to describe the dominant European settlement of what is now the USA, and about 90% of the white population during the revolutionary war were English.

Churchill wrote many soaring lines about the Anglo-Saxon influence in the old and new worlds.

But though a very descriptive term to describe the dominant influences of England and colonial America, Anglo-Saxon would be uber UN-PC these days.

33 posted on 07/25/2012 10:49:55 AM PDT by Will88
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NBC/WSJ POLL - Wed, July 25, 2012

(How? democrats were 'oversampled' by 11%)
('predicting' the exit poll % on November 6, 2012)





OBAMA 49%





ROMNEY 43%





50%-50% NBC/WSJ POLL - Wed, July 25, 2012

(democrats 50% - Republicans 50%)
(minus 5.5% OBAMA - plus 5.5% ROMNEY)





OBAMA 43.5%





ROMNEY 48.5%





34 posted on 07/25/2012 10:53:01 AM PDT by devolve (-------------- ------- no servers - no intelligence ----------- ---------------------)
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To: US Navy Vet
Actually it’s a “Jud(a)o-Christian” Heritage.

In what way? How many Jews were on the Mayflower?

35 posted on 07/25/2012 11:04:19 AM PDT by Misterioso (They tried to get me to hate white people, but someone would always come along and spoil it. - Monk)
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To: Will88

Correct. After the fall of the Roman Empire, the Saxons were under fire from the expanding Frankish tribes. They invaded modern day England to avoid the Franks. At the time, the inhabitants of England were Celtic and some settled Romans. Some of them melted in with the Saxons, but most scattered into Cornwall, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, and even Northern France (most people don’t know this, but the King Arthur story originated in France as a Celtic, anti-Saxon folk hero). Of course there was later influence by the Danes (Vikings) and Normans, though the populace of modern day England remained mostly Saxon. The reference of a people as “the Germans” didn’t come about until the Holy Roman Empire. “The Germans” are more Frankish, or French, genetically than they are Saxon.


36 posted on 07/25/2012 11:04:55 AM PDT by wolfman23601
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To: mandaladon

5. of or relating to Britain and the US, esp their common legal, political, and commercial cultures, as compared to continental Europe

Oooo. How racist.


37 posted on 07/25/2012 11:06:26 AM PDT by Raebie (WS)
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To: Misterioso

Without the Jews there would be NO Christians. Now go away and get educated before you make yourseld look STUPID again.


38 posted on 07/25/2012 11:14:33 AM PDT by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: mandaladon

I do think an Anglo-Saxon would better understand the relationship between England and America than would a Kenyan reject.


39 posted on 07/25/2012 12:29:00 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Congrats to Ted Kennedy! He's been sober for two years now!!)
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To: VeniVidiVici
I'm sure that after growing up in Indonesia and spending his first eight or nine years at local madrassas, he embarked on a journey of discovery at the high-priced, leftist private schools in Hawaii. It was there he steeped himself in the wonders of America...her roots and origins. Additional knowledge was found in the "life lessons" taught by Marxist, homosexual poet Frank Marshall Davis.

He attained his present encyclopedic knowledge of our country's anglo/saxon birthright during his extensive tutelage at the knee of Reverend Jeremiah Wright.

But I'm just speculating.

40 posted on 07/25/2012 12:53:38 PM PDT by Deb (If you wanna laugh everyday, follow Deepak Chopra on Twitter)
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To: wolfman23601
“The Germans” are more Frankish, or French, genetically than they are Saxon.

Whoa ! Better be careful where you say that. :^)

41 posted on 07/25/2012 2:26:28 PM PDT by Vinnie (A)
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To: wolfman23601

Actually, given the fate of the Winston Churchill bust that used to grace the Oval Office, I think the use of ‘heritage’ is spot-on.


42 posted on 07/25/2012 4:36:01 PM PDT by MortMan (Laughter is the best medicine, especially when ridiculing your enemies.)
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To: VeniVidiVici
I do think an Anglo-Saxon would better understand the relationship between England and America than would a Kenyan reject.

Which was the point of the statement, if anybody even made it, and absolutely true.

But we already knew the Kenyan is offended by American history and, apparently, world history - which is quite a trick when he doesn't know any.

43 posted on 07/25/2012 7:11:44 PM PDT by CatDancer (Where the spirit of the Lord is, there is Liberty. 2 Cor.3:17)
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To: Will88
Anglo-Saxon would be uber UN-PC these days.

And we're supposed to care? Sorry, but the more un-PC a term is, the more I like it.

Don't Mexicans call white people "Anglos"? You mean (horrors!) somebody else is "racist" besides us??

44 posted on 07/25/2012 7:21:38 PM PDT by CatDancer (Where the spirit of the Lord is, there is Liberty. 2 Cor.3:17)
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