Iraq Proposes Five-Day Waiting Period For Purchase of Suicide Belts | Main | A Dream Denied? Obama Winning With Women In MD, VA
February 12, 2008

Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell: My Fellow Democrats May Be Too Racist To Elect A Colored In The General Election

Well, Hillary and her supporters have been playing the race card under the table for a while.

Now it's slapped down on the table, face-up.

The Democrats and Democrat-leaners have managed to deliver Pennsylvania's rich trove of delegates to the Democratic candidate in the past, what, four elections? At least?

But now, it seems, red-gone-purple-gone-blue Pennsylvania may not be able to manage this again. At least not if the Democratic nominee is a schvartze.

Can't pin this on Republicans, Rendell. Democrats have managed to carry the state for twenty years. Republicans are, obviously, not an important part of the Pennsylvania Democratic coalition.

So just who do you mean is too racist to vote for the darkie?

Is anyone else mildly amused that Republicans are scared to death of Obama because we think that many of our fellow Republicans may vote for Obama, partly because he is black, while Democrats fret their fellow Democrats won't vote for him for just that reason?

I'm reminded of Sarah Silvermann's joke. "I just had a terrible break-up with my boyfriend, who's half-black. Oh, I guess I shouldn't put that in such a bad way. He's half-white."

I guess Team Hillary can rationalize that we racist Republicans aren't as against Obama's race as the tolerant Democrats are, because we're responding positively to the fact he's got some white blood there, standing proud and taking charge, presumably keeping the dark blood in line. Maybe we view him as a walking microcosm of how the world should be.

Again, I'm all in favor of this newest line of Hillary Democrat attack... as long as My Gal gets the nomination, have a party. Whatever you have to do, guys.

More: From Gabriel--

I have enjoyed watching the Democratic response to this. For example, one of the cobloggers at TalkLeft posted in response to Rendell's statement:

"Is this true? Undoubtedly. Should Rendell have said it? Undoubtedly not. He is the Governor of Pennsylvania and a prominent supporter of Hillary Clinton. He does not get to say this. It is inflammatory."

Democrats: The Truth Shall Not Be Spoken Party.

I'm not going to pretend the Republicans have never played the race card before. But the Democrats play it too.

Maybe from now on the Republicans can play it the Democratic way: Look, sure, personally I want to give lots of benefits to suspiciously-swarthy Welfare Queens, but I have to cut funding for it, otherwise the Democrats will murder us for it!"

Seems to work when the Dems play it that way. At least the MSM thinks it makes sense.


digg this
posted by Ace at 05:17 PM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
Bruce: "Er....It, not I. Posted by: Mr. Peebles Good t ..."

Tim in Illinois: "Past Life experience in the present? That's a n ..."

Mr. Peebles: "Er....It, not I. ..."

Mr. Peebles: "I was Lee Harvey Weinstein shooting from the bushe ..."

NaCly Dog[/i]: "Oops. Work preps need to start now. Have a ser ..."

Tim in Illinois: "I think skinny little guys with big black eyes, fr ..."

NaCly Dog[/i]: "rickb223 One theory I always liked: LHO was sho ..."

Blue Hen: "I bet it says Cuba did it and State talked LBJ out ..."

rickb223 [/s][/b][/i][/u]: "I bet it says Cuba did it and State talked LBJ out ..."

NaCly Dog[/i]: "CharlieBrown'sDildo Some guys got all the luck. ..."

Slippery Slope Salesman [/i]: " Obviously, discussion about a guy who masturbate ..."

NaCly Dog[/i]: "Good morning FenelonSpoke. Good to see you here. ..."

Recent Entries
Search


MuNuvians
Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
News/Chat
Archives
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64