Skip to comments.Roseanne's Tweet Isn't Racist
Posted on 06/06/2018 8:34:06 AM PDT by kathsua
Slandering apes by comparing them to politicians isn't racist because comparisons can involve both black and white politicians. The practice isn't new.
Who does the following rant describe? This guy is weird! This guys, like, an ape. Hes got ape arms! Hes got, like, ape-awkward arms. This guys, like, an ape-awkward guy! This guyyy! Is an ape;"
No, it's not President Barack Obama. He was a president, but he wasn't a Democrat.
No, it's not President George W Bush. Many people nicknamed Bush with variations of the word "Chimpy", but this president lived in a different century and had a long lanky build..
Well would you believe "the Illinois Ape [The Original Gorilla The Orangutan in the White House]" was none other than President "Ape" Lincoln. I mean Abe Lincoln
Valerie Jarrette would be in good company if Roseanne had compared her to an ape, However, Roseanne didn't say Jarrette was an ape. Roseanne tweeted "Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj.
Johnny Carson occasionally observed that if a comic had to explain a line it wouldn't get a laugh. Comics rarely analyze situation. They make observations based on a superficial view or use an idea that comes from their subconscious. Sometimes they will get a laugh and other times they may lay an egg.
"The Planet of the Apes" is a series of movies based on a science fiction story set in earth's distant future. Apes have displaced complacent humans as the most intelligent species. If Roseanne is making a negative comment about Jarrette then obviously Jarrette would be one of the "dumb" humans rather than one of the intelligent apes.
I realize that those who support the old southern one drop rule consider Jarrette black, but her DNA is more European than African. The people of the Middle East are white. The Europeans originated in the Middle East. For example, the Aryans are Indo-Iranians.
Roseanne's combining of the Muslim brotherhood with "The Planet of the Apes is interesting because the Muslim culture is attempting to displace the European culture like apes displaced humans.
it’s only racist to people who somehow equate apes to a race
It didn’t even occur to me to think that way- I always thought she looked like a cast member from the planet of the apes.
Who made the jump to ‘apes’ = ‘black people’...? Liberals.
To Liberals, a “racist” is anyone who disagrees with them.
I agree. It reveals that liberals view black being like apes.
How many people even knew that Valerie Jarrett was black? She usually identifies as Persian - not black.
It’s like the idiotic brouhaha that occasionally comes up here in Phoenix over the Phoenix Sun’s mascot, a gorilla who goofs around at the arena during games. When it comes up, most people see it as utterly ridiculous and has nothing to do with race. It’s just a guy in a gorilla suit, for Pete’s sake...
Liberals will identify with whatever will get them the most mileage at the moment.
Of course when a cartoon depicting Condi Rice with big lips and being a monkey was published, these same people offended had nothing to say about that.
You really think that's what Barr meant, huh?
They were going to seize on anything to boot her. It was just a matter of time. The Darwinist Left thinks we all came from apes...except blacks because racism.
The Irish were portrayed in newspapers & magazines as apes/monkeys in the 1800s,
Many examples here:
And wasn’t there some sports star that recently ranted on how he hates white people. But no one called for his firing.
Since I didnt know what Rosanne was thinking, I did not know if it was racist or not...although it was certainly rude, it was not neccesarily about race. The mob reaction insisting that it was obviously racist is rather sickening.
Let’s get real. Roseanne was not comparing VJ to Estella Warren. Her tweet was obviously meant as an insult. However, I’ve seen photos of VJ and I would never have regarded her as black.
I didnt know at all either.
She doesnt look black.
But she does look weird.
It was all news to me.
Why do we keep hashing this? Even Roseanne said it was inappropriate and in bad taste. Why can’t we accept that?
From what I’ve seen of Barr she doesn’t know what she meant.
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