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Tunkamerica Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-18-11 12:55 AM
Response to Reply #19
30. so it isn't the comparison to an ape, it's the history of ape comparisons
i truthfully think there is a difference but if you pressed me to define it I'd be hard-pressed to come up with a logical, honest answer
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  -OC Republican official allegedly sent email of President Obama that depicts him as an ape alp227  Apr-16-11 08:36 PM   #0 
  - Proof positive that right wingers are extremely ignorant... with  shraby   Apr-16-11 08:38 PM   #1 
  - This crap began during the election  me b zola   Apr-16-11 10:45 PM   #12 
  - I'm off the wagon on this one  Yupster   Apr-17-11 10:50 AM   #26 
     - I have no choice but to agree. n/t  ronnie624   Apr-17-11 11:54 PM   #29 
     - Which Democratic elected official  leftynyc   Apr-18-11 11:15 AM   #36 
        - good point. Also, it has a different connotation for an African American than a white guy  yurbud   Apr-19-11 03:23 AM   #43 
  - I found this...  CurtEastPoint   Apr-16-11 08:55 PM   #2 
  - I'll bet she didnt forward that email to her "Black friends"  KeepItReal   Apr-16-11 09:19 PM   #4 
  - It's always just a joke. Check these quotes:  freshwest   Apr-16-11 09:54 PM   #9 
  - It was a joke?  skepticscott   Apr-16-11 10:01 PM   #10 
     - They might be masochists.  freshwest   Apr-16-11 10:49 PM   #13 
  - The election of Barack Obama to the presidency  nevergiveup   Apr-16-11 09:07 PM   #3 
  - I posted on another thread about a pic...  Bigmack   Apr-16-11 09:28 PM   #5 
  - "photo depicting President Barack Obama as an ape."  greiner3   Apr-16-11 09:40 PM   #6 
  - That people can be so fucking stupid just makes the case that  OwnedByFerrets   Apr-16-11 09:45 PM   #7 
  - Weird, but this is  Control-Z   Apr-16-11 09:50 PM   #8 
  - Who does this look like to you?  nytemare   Apr-16-11 10:16 PM   #11 
  - I'm sure she just misspoke.  Bluebear   Apr-16-11 10:56 PM   #14 
  - "Davenport, a tea party activist, represents the 72nd Assembly District in Orange County...  Melinda   Apr-16-11 11:01 PM   #15 
  - oh, the party of personal responsibility  newspeak   Apr-20-11 10:39 PM   #47 
  - Another racist Repuke.  Historic NY   Apr-16-11 11:17 PM   #16 
  - Now she says "I'm sorry if my email offended anyone... much to do about nothing"  somone   Apr-16-11 11:21 PM   #17 
  - not to minimize, but:  Tunkamerica   Apr-16-11 11:32 PM   #18 
  - oh please  HankyDubs   Apr-17-11 01:20 AM   #19 
  - so it isn't the comparison to an ape, it's the history of ape comparisons  Tunkamerica   Apr-18-11 12:55 AM   #30 
     - As I said in another thread on this subject...  sofa king   Apr-19-11 06:36 AM   #44 
  - There's no racist baggage associated with calling GWB an ape  Cirque du So-What   Apr-17-11 01:27 AM   #20 
  - so if a black gov. official put gwb's face on a giant cracker you'd be as offended?  Tunkamerica   Apr-18-11 12:56 AM   #31 
     - You mean, GWB's face on a saltine cracker?  Quantess   Apr-18-11 04:15 AM   #32 
     - oh totally, get in the wayback machine and see how bitter I was/am  Tunkamerica   Apr-18-11 04:34 AM   #34 
     - I think we need to look at intent.  Quantess   Apr-18-11 08:03 PM   #41 
     - Thanks for that spot on analysis  JustAnotherGen   Apr-18-11 11:59 AM   #39 
        - i honestly have never heard that except on tv from the 70's  Tunkamerica   Apr-19-11 01:27 AM   #42 
           - Ahh  JustAnotherGen   Apr-19-11 02:09 PM   #45 
              - I've got a friend that grew up outside rochester in the 70's and 80's  Tunkamerica   Apr-20-11 09:15 PM   #46 
     - If, if, if...  Cirque du So-What   Apr-18-11 10:58 AM   #35 
  - And this is merely a commentary on White House cuisine  LanternWaste   Apr-18-11 11:20 AM   #37 
  - Hey!!! It Was Not Intended As A Factual Statement. n/t  msanthrope   Apr-17-11 09:33 AM   #21 
  - Try googling Bush chimp and then hit images.  dipsydoodle   Apr-17-11 09:44 AM   #22 
  - Lol - beat me to it! - n/t  primavera   Apr-17-11 09:47 AM   #24 
  - In fairness...  primavera   Apr-17-11 09:46 AM   #23 
  - WE did ..... But WE are not holding public office ...  Trajan   Apr-17-11 10:38 AM   #25 
  - They Just Never Learn. (n/t)  Paladin   Apr-17-11 11:11 AM   #27 
  - Hate and Greed  classysassy   Apr-17-11 03:14 PM   #28 
  - I can't believe all these DUers basically saying, "so what?"  Quantess   Apr-18-11 04:20 AM   #33 
  - I'm not  JustAnotherGen   Apr-18-11 12:01 PM   #40 
  - Are any DUers bitter about Bush bashing? Yes, it did hurt the freepers' feelings.  freshwest   Apr-20-11 10:57 PM   #48 
  - As someone who lives in OC, I am just shocked that an OC repuke would send out a racist email.  krabigirl   Apr-18-11 11:22 AM   #38 

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