Skip to comments.Washington Post Suspects Racism In GOP Opposition To Rice Nomination
Posted on 11/23/2012 7:23:53 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest
As I wrote this morning to the NewsBusters editor who alerted me to the Washington Post's editorial, "The GOPs bizarre attack on Susan Rice," I don't read WaPo much, but somehow assume they're not quite as extreme as the New York Times. Silly me, judging by WaPo's ugly, over-the-top opinion item.
Here's the ugly last paragraph from today's editorial: "Could it be, as members of the Congressional Black Caucus are charging, that the signatories of the letter are targeting Ms. Rice because she is an African American woman? The signatories deny that, and we cant know their hearts. What we do know is that more than 80 of the signatories are white males, and nearly half are from states of the former Confederacy."
More after the jump.
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Do you oppose Susan Rice’s nomination? That’s racist! Ping to Today show list.
Do you oppose Susan Rice’s nomination? That’s racist! Ping to Today show list.
Yeah..the GOP just hated having Condi Rice as SOS. They have a really big memory hole right in the center of the Compost office.
I am opposed to Rat Rice holding any administration position because she is either a liar or stupid. The administration used her to deliver a message simply because she really knew nothing about the situation.
Is “Inept” now considered a race?
Under Obama, we are witnessing the self-Sovietization of the American media.
Well the TIMING sure is suspicious...no sooner does she get up an LIE to the American people about the reasons for the deaths of four fellow citizens than we turn RACIST. You’d think we could have at least started burning crosses in front of her house weeks or months ago...like any good racists would have done. /sarc
The only raceists left in America are those who possess and wield the race card to trump rationality.
The Republicans will never accept a black woman as Secretary of State.
The lady knowingly lied to the American people. She is not qualified to be SOS. Race has nothing to do with it.
This is another area where the GOP falls down on the job.
Just stand up and tell the WP and gov’t race-baitors to cut the sh!t. Truth is on your side, so hold your ground and don’t waiver!
Grow a spine for once.
Since most of the people who oppose Susan Rice enthusiastically supported Condoleezza Rice for the same position, the WP must think that Condoleezza Rice is not black.
It’s racist not to want an angry ignoramous to represent the nation at the UN?
You're right. There was a time, not too long ago, when an accusation like that would have been met with a challenge to meet in the morning with dueling pistols.
How did the Republican women respond to the gang of 12 black women Marxists, lined up in a press conference to throw an Alinsky fit, in attempt to smear and reduce the merits of our complaint into white on black sexism.
Grant it, I haven’t watched tv news since the election, but Republican women, particularly white Republican women should have raised hell instead of leaving their job to the conservative newsrooms.
Republican white women failed as usual to give as good as they get.
Another missed opportunity.
“Trained parrot” is a race. Based on that, a LOT of the Current Regime belong to said race, including Bronco Bama himself, a smoothly speaking reader of the ever-present Teleprompter.
Valerie Jarrett, George Soros’ surrogate, is the handler in the White Hut for all the multitude of this gang of parrots, keeps them all on the same page and speaking in unison. Inept just happened along the way, not the original intention at all.
Condi can’t be black. She’s a Republican.
Considering Susan Rice is whiter than I am....race is not the issue with Rice. Her being a lying moron has all to do with it
Note: Race card is never played when someone is truly qualified...only played when person not qualified or competent
The old, white hippies down at the WaPo playing the race card again. So Skippy, how do you criticize someone who is an incompetent moron and a liar without being called a “rasis” by the incomepetent morons in Barry’s state controlled “media”? We could use a hand here.
Let mw know when they show a shred of the same outrage over the treatment of former Secretary Condoleeza Rice. Or candidate Sarah Palin. Or Congresswoman Michelle Bachman. Until then, I don’t give a flyin fig.
Washington Post Suspects Racism In... Everything.
Susan Rice helped persuade President Clinton to turn down Sudan’s offer to turn Osama bin Laden in 1996. That’s not bad judgement, that’s weapons grade stupid. Susan Rice is in part responsible for the deaths of 3,000 Americans.
I’ll bet she’s of the Jeremiah Wright school of “theology” and sleeps like a baby at night too. I can’t wait for the day when there’s no one left for the sharp end of the armed forces except minorities and homos.
As to the other, all I can say is, yeah, I’m racist. At this point, I’ve damned well earned the right to be so.
Susan Rice is a government official. How she does her job is a matter of record. She should be judged on the basis of what she has done. The color of her skin is immaterial and trying to enter it into the discussion is racism. And it really hurts any minority. The implication of the Washington Post’s charge is that minorities are inferior. They cannot complete and so must be judged by skin color only. That is truly disgusting.
And the Rats opposition to Condi Rice and Clarence Thomas was what again?
The color of her skin is immaterial and trying to enter it into the discussion is racism.
Could it be that no Black Government employee will ever be replaced due to Racism?
No one said replace her with a white person!
When an Ambassador lies to the American people and as well as her superiors have done, we are racist for calling foul?
Will there become a time when no one can be removed let alone castigated for wrong doing because they are of a certain race?
If true, the law abiding Citizen is in a heap of trouble!
So if you are a Black woman, you can be a liar and a fool, but no one can criticize you? Sweet.
The Left can go fu** themselves and shove the word racist up their rumps. I refuse to accept their hypocritical agit prop hateful rhetoric and smears.
WAPO says Rice qualified regardless since she is a black female? Talk about prejudice.
The left, OF BOTH POLITICAL PARTIES, will use “the race card” on all of the issues, if it will give the left what it wants!
When is Valerie Jarrett going to be called before an investigating committee?
I’ve posted this before, but this was my response to an article in the WSJ, entitled, “White on Rice.”
Opinion: White on Rice (2 days ago)
Comment: The claims of racism in regard to Rice’s statements are tied up with post modernist relativism. According to post modernist thinking everything is relative, including the truth. To a post modernist progressive, a Black person’s truth is not the same as Western White Capitalist’s truth. Everything depends on what the definition of “is” is.
We should recall that these post modernist progressives have repeatedly declared that one man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom fighter, or in this case, another man’s protester. We can also assume that when Obama and his minions blamed the anti-US actions in the Middle East on a You Tube video, that the video was only a metaphor for all the injustices that have been inflicted upon the Islamic world by the Western White Capitalists.
So, you see, in the minds of the post modernist Obama administration, a lie is not a lie, unless it is told by a Western White Capitalist or Republican. A false narrative, told by a Black member of the post modernist Obama administration, is not false, but simply an alternative narrative, told from the Black perspective as part of the greater revised meta-narrative. Blacks are always in the right, while on the left politically.
So, anyone who denies the revisionist narrative regarding the Benghazi attack, is committing a social injustice and is thus a racist, in the eyes of the progressives.
We know from the CBS article that exposed the changes in the CIA talking points as originating in the office of James Clapper, Petraeus’ boss. We also know from that same article that Ms. Rice would have had access to the original CIA talking points, which were made classified by Clapper. So, Rice lied. She made up the connection to the protest about the video. My analysis as stated above stands.
Social justice and post modernist thought is a heads I win, tails you lose con game, perpetrated by the left. Nearly every college and university now requires a course in social justice to earn a degree in both graduate and undergraduate schools, no matter the major.
The damage that is being done to young people who fall for this claptrap both in the public schools and college and university systems may not ever be undone. We recently learned that Jared Loughner, who shot Gabby Giffords was a graduate of one of the Bill Ayers’ Small Schools, in Tucson, which is probably where his mental illness became focused on political issues. We also
have learned that the shooter in Colorado movie theater was enrolled in some nutty neuro-science program, which analyzed the use of buzz words and phrases for mass political persuasion.
The damage that the left is doing to the minds and hearts of young people is always damaging but when that damage is exacerbated by mental illness, there is no telling where it will end up.
If that’s the case, we can agree that democrat opposition to Mia Love and to Alan West was also a blatantly racist position to advance.
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