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xultar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-04-08 02:44 PM
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16. Everytime some one says the word boy, and Obama in a sentence people will go wild.
When they say he's of muslim heritage...they'll cry foul.
If someone says he's good at sports they'll be called a troll.
If someone says he's a great orator they'll go ballistic.
If they say he loves his wife they'll comment on the fact that blacks have families too...

It's gonna be cute.
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  -Clinton Surrogate Calls Obama "Boy" SoDesuKa  Jan-04-08 02:31 PM   #0 
  - Obama's candidacy sure has brought out the best in all of us. n/t  superduperfarleft   Jan-04-08 02:33 PM   #1 
  - Just wait and see what the CONs will do.  butterfly77   Jan-04-08 02:45 PM   #18 
     - I expect it from them. It's even more disgusting coming from our side. n/t  superduperfarleft   Jan-04-08 02:57 PM   #29 
  - That's not racist. But i knew all you white Obama supporters would be sensitive.  xultar   Jan-04-08 02:34 PM   #2 
  - Fine, white folks have to work on being less sensitive to race issues so you won't laugh at them.  Bluebear   Jan-04-08 02:37 PM   #3 
  - Nope I want you to be. I'm not laughing @ you...I'm lauging @ the circumstance...  xultar   Jan-04-08 02:41 PM   #10 
  - Do you mean we can acknowledge that Obama was once a boy?  hlthe2b   Jan-04-08 02:39 PM   #5 
  - you can but you'll get accused of being a racist by other whites not blacks...  xultar   Jan-04-08 02:42 PM   #12 
  - it has been interesting how many threads today have given  salin   Jan-04-08 02:41 PM   #9 
  - Everytime some one says the word boy, and Obama in a sentence people will go wild.  xultar   Jan-04-08 02:44 PM   #16 
     - Its going to be quite a ride.  salin   Jan-04-08 02:49 PM   #24 
  - Don't know about that Xultar. I came up in the day when calling  Kahuna   Jan-04-08 06:53 PM   #57 
  - Here is the it before spouting off...  xultar   Jan-04-08 02:37 PM   #4 
  - not as bad as the OP stated  salin   Jan-04-08 02:42 PM   #14 
  - Exactly. Not nearly as bad. They'll ask though why not say Hillary is the  xultar   Jan-04-08 02:46 PM   #19 
  - or why not refer to him as a neighboring son  salin   Jan-04-08 02:56 PM   #26 
     - See if she had said it about a white one would have thought boy is racist...would they.  xultar   Jan-04-08 03:00 PM   #32 
        - Its been my world for a long time...  salin   Jan-04-08 03:14 PM   #38 
        - Conyers. My FAVORITE. I love your choice of avatar.  xultar   Jan-04-08 03:22 PM   #40 
           - Thanks!  salin   Jan-04-08 03:33 PM   #44 
        - check out below  salin   Jan-04-08 04:01 PM   #47 
           - Presumption of Innocence  SoDesuKa   Jan-04-08 04:16 PM   #49 
  - I think she meant to say  Terran   Jan-04-08 03:10 PM   #35 
  - thanks. but those who want to grab at anything will.  rodeodance   Jan-04-08 02:44 PM   #17 
  - I think she meant it as "the boy next door".  originalpckelly   Jan-04-08 02:39 PM   #6 
  - She does sound like a snotty rich broad.  originalpckelly   Jan-04-08 02:42 PM   #13 
  - Sure, that's all good then...  lapfog_1   Jan-04-08 02:42 PM   #15 
     - What? Sexist?  originalpckelly   Jan-04-08 02:46 PM   #20 
        - Obama is 46... hardly a "boy" anymore.  lapfog_1   Jan-04-08 03:06 PM   #33 
           - I say that my friend Lise is my Girl. Hillary is my girl. Elizabeth Ewards is My Girl.  xultar   Jan-04-08 03:24 PM   #41 
  - Didn't Hillary call Tasini a girl?  desi   Jan-04-08 02:39 PM   #7 
  - Here is the quote in context (which, in my mind, doesn't help her all that much)  lapfog_1   Jan-04-08 02:40 PM   #8 
  - Yikes.  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-04-08 02:41 PM   #11 
  - IA borders IL, but if she had said "the boy next door" you'd be bitching @ that too.  xultar   Jan-04-08 02:48 PM   #22 
     - Actually, no.  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-04-08 02:56 PM   #27 
     - The term she was alluding to is "favorite son"  lapfog_1   Jan-04-08 03:13 PM   # 
  - If she had said "the boy next door" you would have been equally as angry.  xultar   Jan-04-08 02:47 PM   #21 
  - Yeah, but for me it's not the racist thing that you've decided  lapfog_1   Jan-04-08 03:27 PM   #43 
  - I'm more shocked that she seems to think Springfield borders IA  vireo   Jan-04-08 03:13 PM   #36 
  - I love it when white folks get more bent out of shape than a black person about  xultar   Jan-04-08 02:49 PM   #23 
  - why?  eShirl   Jan-04-08 02:58 PM   #30 
     - Most likely because more often than not...  LanternWaste   Jan-04-08 03:07 PM   #34 
     - Your guess would be spot on. I couldn't have explained it as well as you did.  xultar   Jan-04-08 03:25 PM   #42 
     - Someone says the word Boy in a sentence about Obama and white people get more  xultar   Jan-04-08 03:59 PM   #46 
  - HEY OP...why didn't you get angry about this...or is it because it was a GOPer  xultar   Jan-04-08 02:51 PM   #25 
  - The comment did not sound racist to me.  MiltonF   Jan-04-08 02:57 PM   #28 
  - Nothing to See Here  SoDesuKa   Jan-04-08 04:50 PM   #55 
  - since they refer to Hillary as their girl i don't think it was meant to demean  JI7   Jan-04-08 02:59 PM   #31 
  - Please say that louder so you can get over the volume level of the idiots.  xultar   Jan-04-08 03:21 PM   #39 
     - You called it Xultar! Welcome to OUR world!!!  Karenina   Jan-04-08 04:35 PM   #53 
  - In context, your claim is really rather silly. NT  NYCGirl   Jan-04-08 03:14 PM   #37 
  - Not Silly at All  SoDesuKa   Jan-04-08 03:50 PM   #45 
        - If It Happens Again . . .  SoDesuKa   Jan-04-08 04:25 PM   #51 
           - You're white right? I can tell because some things are racist and some things aren't.  xultar   Jan-04-08 04:30 PM   #52 
              - Prepared Statement  SoDesuKa   Jan-04-08 04:42 PM   #54 
  - Wow  PervezClinton   Jan-04-08 04:17 PM   #50 
  - My 2 cents  dancingAlone   Jan-04-08 05:58 PM   #56 

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