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jackson_dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-17-08 02:53 PM
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106. Obama's cronies, as usual, resort to the race card at the slightest of opportunity
Where were these complaints when Obama's national co-chair compared Obama to OJ and Hillary to Nicole after Iowa?
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  -Bill Clinton claims he was "mugged" by the Obama campaign... Bread and Circus  Mar-17-08 12:22 PM   #0 
  - Reminds me of this Onion headline...  anigbrowl   Mar-17-08 12:23 PM   #1 
  - My wife said "Choice words there, Bill..."  Bread and Circus   Mar-17-08 12:24 PM   #2 
  - That link is funny  psychopomp   Mar-17-08 02:28 PM   #97 
  - I hate it when black people mug white people.  burythehatchet   Mar-17-08 12:24 PM   #3 
  - Bill made race an issue after Obama won South Carolina  NJSecularist   Mar-17-08 12:25 PM   #4 
  - Do you have any proof?  DemGa   Mar-17-08 02:00 PM   #82 
  - Then his apology is a myth.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Mar-17-08 12:25 PM   #5 
  - And Hillary's apology for him. n/t  sfexpat2000   Mar-17-08 12:38 PM   #29 
  - Bill has been pimping himself out, using his presidency to enrich himself, foreign nationals  cryingshame   Mar-17-08 12:26 PM   #6 
  - He *knows* many either didn't notice or don't care. (nt)  redqueen   Mar-17-08 12:51 PM   #37 
  - Oh Goody. Bill does it again.  Armstead   Mar-17-08 12:26 PM   #7 
  - What, only black people mug? That would be news to Charles Dickens.  MetricSystem   Mar-17-08 12:27 PM   #8 
  - No but in modern America that has become one of those code words  Armstead   Mar-17-08 12:30 PM   #17 
  - good work, 900 posts in a month.  mopinko   Mar-17-08 12:38 PM   #28 
     - WTF? I've been here for 2 months and NO I'm not paid. Again, why do some Obama supporters think  MetricSystem   Mar-17-08 12:52 PM   #38 
        - why do hillbots post such crap?  mopinko   Mar-17-08 01:13 PM   #57 
           - Get what I deserve? The only thing you proved is that you don't know what month it is!  MetricSystem   Mar-17-08 01:53 PM   #77 
  - Amazing, isn't it?  Truth Hurts A Lot   Mar-17-08 12:29 PM   #14 
  - There are plenty of white muggers in America  Tom Rinaldo   Mar-17-08 12:54 PM   #40 
  - Maybe if you make this clueless point multiple times it will seem credible.  endarkenment   Mar-17-08 01:22 PM   #61 
  - Political history would suggest otherwise  Armstead   Mar-17-08 01:24 PM   #64 
     - I know about Willie Horton and all the rest  Tom Rinaldo   Mar-17-08 01:36 PM   #71 
        - It already is on the politically loaded list -- That's the point  Armstead   Mar-17-08 01:58 PM   #81 
           - LOL. There would be no basis to argue that one n/t  Tom Rinaldo   Mar-17-08 02:04 PM   #85 
              - Glad some of us still have a sense of humor around here  Armstead   Mar-17-08 02:07 PM   #87 
  - I wish he would stop being a fool.  roguevalley   Mar-17-08 01:40 PM   #74 
  - what a pathetic ugly asshole he's become.  Whisp   Mar-17-08 12:27 PM   #9 
  - ah a victim of "street crime" dog-whistlin bill at it again.  meow mix   Mar-17-08 12:27 PM   #10 
  - "Mugged?" That sounds like a NewsMax headline.  Swamp Rat   Mar-17-08 12:28 PM   # 
  - Oh man, not to belittle your art, but do you have the original photo? that is precious. nt  thereismore   Mar-17-08 12:43 PM   # 
  - "Mugging," eh Bill?  Nedsdag   Mar-17-08 12:28 PM   #11 
  - He doesn't want her to win. That's the only explanation. n/t  sfexpat2000   Mar-17-08 12:29 PM   #12 
  - Bingo!  loyalsister   Mar-17-08 03:08 PM   #107 
     - What a terrible year to be Bill Clinton.  sfexpat2000   Mar-17-08 03:18 PM   #110 
  - "mugged" is an interesting word - but he is correct that Obama twisted what he said so as to play  papau   Mar-17-08 12:29 PM   #13 
  - That would be..  Tellurian   Mar-17-08 02:04 PM   #84 
  - Sounds like a fairy tale.  jaxx   Mar-17-08 12:29 PM   #15 
  - The Poor Clintons - Victims of a vast black folks conspiracy.  Skwmom   Mar-17-08 12:30 PM   #16 
  - LOL nt  Truth Hurts A Lot   Mar-17-08 12:31 PM   #19 
  - LOL!  sfexpat2000   Mar-17-08 12:32 PM   #21 
  - Snap!  TahitiNut   Mar-17-08 12:50 PM   #36 
  - That made me laugh out loud in my cubicle!  yardwork   Mar-17-08 01:25 PM   #66 
  - Lol! We'll have to update this cartoon  Catherina   Mar-17-08 01:37 PM   #72 
  - Clinton was being exactly as truthful as Wright was being but got attacked for it.  Rageneau   Mar-17-08 12:31 PM   #18 
  - LOL!  sfexpat2000   Mar-17-08 12:33 PM   #23 
  - Even if he is right, it was a pretty poor choice of words  democrattotheend   Mar-17-08 12:35 PM   #24 
  - Bill Clinton never told a lie?! ROTFL!  yardwork   Mar-17-08 01:25 PM   #65 
  - Bill has been wronged!  ericgtr   Mar-17-08 12:32 PM   #20 
  - Poor Billy getting picked on!  tabasco   Mar-17-08 12:41 PM   #32 
  - Jesse Jackson either won Carolina 20 years ago or he didn't  BenDavid   Mar-17-08 12:32 PM   #22 
  - John Edwards won SC 4 years ago and failed to win the nomination  democrattotheend   Mar-17-08 12:36 PM   #27 
  - Edwards won both the white and black vote. Obama and JJ won on racial lines  jackson_dem   Mar-17-08 02:51 PM   #105 
     - So you admit that Bill's Jesse Jackson comment had racial implications?  democrattotheend   Mar-17-08 03:11 PM   #109 
        - Obama's win had racial implications just like Romney's Utah wins and a few others had religious ones  jackson_dem   Mar-17-08 06:05 PM   #111 
  - Nobody is forcing Bill Clinton to say stupid things.  yibbehobba   Mar-17-08 12:43 PM   #33 
  - Sorry, as an ex prez..Billy boy is a BIG dissapointment!  NDambi   Mar-17-08 12:59 PM   #45 
  - It's Obama's fault! He CARJACKED the election!  NorthernSpy   Mar-17-08 12:35 PM   #25 
  - OMG any trick like their word means much. They have secret service.  cooolandrew   Mar-17-08 12:35 PM   #26 
  - Poor Bill.  No Surrender   Mar-17-08 12:39 PM   #30 
  - Everything he says just comes out the wrong way doesn't it. I loved that man.  thereismore   Mar-17-08 12:40 PM   #31 
  - Bill has changed ever since he became chummy with Bush Sr. nt  thereismore   Mar-17-08 12:44 PM   #34 
  - It's an either/or proposition.  americanstranger   Mar-17-08 12:46 PM   #35 
  - What's "dog-whistle" politics?  Bread and Circus   Mar-17-08 12:55 PM   #41 
  - Dog-Whistle Politics  americanstranger   Mar-17-08 01:00 PM   #46 
  - Fascinating.  Bread and Circus   Mar-17-08 01:02 PM   #49 
  - cool. I learned something new. Wasn't Reagan the Godfather  Truth Hurts A Lot   Mar-17-08 02:03 PM   #83 
     - Yep, although they were called 'code words' back then.  americanstranger   Mar-17-08 02:45 PM   #102 
  - "dog-whistle" politics...  knowledgeispwr   Mar-17-08 01:07 PM   #54 
  - Definitely the latter  bicentennial_baby   Mar-17-08 01:00 PM   #48 
  - "Poor, Bill. He just can't help himself!"  flpoljunkie   Mar-17-08 02:17 PM   #94 
  - At least he didn't claim to be "car-jacked".  Blue-Jay   Mar-17-08 12:52 PM   #39 
  - lol . . .water . . nose . . spray . . . .keyboard --- gotta get a paper towel  grantcart   Mar-17-08 12:58 PM   #42 
  - What Obama needs - more Bill Clinton  grantcart   Mar-17-08 12:58 PM   #43 
  - OMG! Obama is playing the "race-card!"  knowledgeispwr   Mar-17-08 12:59 PM   #44 
  - Doesn't the mugging analogy have racial overtones?  dbonds   Mar-17-08 01:00 PM   #47 
  - I thinnk it is racist to presume that muggers are black  Tom Rinaldo   Mar-17-08 01:05 PM   #51 
     - No, the implication is we've cracked Bill's code. n/t  sfexpat2000   Mar-17-08 01:06 PM   #52 
     - bullshit. prime example of using code words to evoke racial stereotypes.  endarkenment   Mar-17-08 01:21 PM   #60 
        - Here is a fact  Tom Rinaldo   Mar-17-08 01:48 PM   #75 
           - You are either very thick and naive or deliberately obtuse.  endarkenment   Mar-17-08 02:06 PM   #86 
              - I think you are swell too. n/t  Tom Rinaldo   Mar-17-08 02:28 PM   #96 
  - I agree that Big Dog shouldn't have used those words when talking about Obama.  cat_girl25   Mar-17-08 01:02 PM   #50 
  - Yes. Now it is considered racist to not realize that the simple mention of a form of crime  Tom Rinaldo   Mar-17-08 01:07 PM   #53 
  - You said it, I didn't...  Bread and Circus   Mar-17-08 01:30 PM   #68 
  - In fact, I don't think he should be allowed to use vowels...  uberblonde   Mar-17-08 01:54 PM   #78 
  - He could have said he was lynched  marshall   Mar-17-08 01:08 PM   #55 
  - Sorry Bill, if it looks like a duck - quacks like a duck....  RiverStone   Mar-17-08 01:11 PM   #56 
  - Charlie Rangel doesn't have a problem with what Clinton said.  cat_girl25   Mar-17-08 01:17 PM   #58 
  - The Clintons are crap. Put on the white hoods and get on with the lynching.  endarkenment   Mar-17-08 01:19 PM   #59 
  - The Clintons should have been better prepared  moobu2   Mar-17-08 01:23 PM   #62 
  - I Guess "Hit Job" Was The Wrong Ethnic Stereotype  DrFunkenstein   Mar-17-08 01:23 PM   #63 
  - what an idiot. c'mon Bill - you really need to stop. n/t  OhioBlue   Mar-17-08 01:26 PM   #67 
  - So now "mugging" is supposed to be a code word with racial overtones?  Arkansas Granny   Mar-17-08 01:31 PM   #69 
  - I'm not sure it has "racial" overtones but the whole notion that he's a victim of a "crime"  Bread and Circus   Mar-17-08 01:34 PM   #70 
  - yes of course it is and has been for quite some time.  endarkenment   Mar-17-08 02:43 PM   #101 
  - They can't get more pathetic. This is really sad to watch  Catherina   Mar-17-08 01:39 PM   #73 
  - If you assume muggers are black...  uberblonde   Mar-17-08 01:52 PM   #76 
  - Where I live, muggers are white. But if you had most Americans take an implicit bias test...  NorthernSpy   Mar-17-08 03:08 PM   #108 
  - well, I guess it is a good thing he called it a myth and not a fairy tale.  Johnny__Motown   Mar-17-08 01:55 PM   #79 
  - It's apparent that it won't be Bush who gets frontotemporal dementia first.  NoodleyAppendage   Mar-17-08 01:56 PM   #80 
  - ZERO proof of anything racist from Bill Clinton -- as usual  DemGa   Mar-17-08 02:08 PM   #88 
  - Michelle Obama claims she was hugged!  ClayZ   Mar-17-08 02:09 PM   #89 
  - Bill needs to listen to his own advice.  Forkboy   Mar-17-08 02:12 PM   #90 
  - Talk about your fairly tales, Bill  BeyondGeography   Mar-17-08 02:14 PM   #91 
  - Bill Clinton "mugged" America the day he signed NAFTA. n/t  invictus   Mar-17-08 02:15 PM   #92 
  - It's on Youtube, Bubba! Get a clue, this ain't 1992! We've got viral videos now, old man!  Major Hogwash   Mar-17-08 02:15 PM   #93 
  - Poor Bill  BlueIdaho   Mar-17-08 02:22 PM   #95 
  - He's right. He was attacked unfairly. Kind of the way the OP is attacking him unfairly...  glenhappy   Mar-17-08 02:31 PM   # 
  - I didn't say anything about "mugged" being racist or having racial overtones...  Bread and Circus   Mar-17-08 02:46 PM   #103 
  - Right. All those unfortunate choices are just accidents!  sfexpat2000   Mar-17-08 02:51 PM   #104 
  - Sorry duplicate post.  glenhappy   Mar-17-08 02:31 PM   #98 
  - I'm surprised he didn't use the word "looted" since he was in New Orleans  MagickMuffin   Mar-17-08 02:41 PM   #99 
  - ...  Mooney   Mar-17-08 02:43 PM   #100 
  - Obama's cronies, as usual, resort to the race card at the slightest of opportunity  jackson_dem   Mar-17-08 02:53 PM   #106 
  - Well, we can sit here and argue about this all day, but the bottom line  Obama_for_our_future   Mar-17-08 06:19 PM   #112 

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