Tea Party Group Calls Obama Too Black For Whites To Like

July 10, 2012 at 9:36 pm (African-Americans, Blacks, Conservatives, Liberals, Mitt Romney, Race, Race Baiting, Racism, Racist, Tea Party)

Caught your attention with that headline, right?  But, why?

Because of it’s undeniable and blatantly racist connotation.

Problem is … That’s not an actual headline.  Nor is it an actual news story.  But this is…

Liberal group calls Romney too white for blacks to like

Bet your ass if that headline read the way the original does, it would be national news.

The message is delivered via video produced by a liberal group headed by an ex-Media Matters executive, and includes such gems as – Romney is so white, he makes Wonder Bread look like pumpernickel … or something.

As is typical, the message hides behind the facade of being a ‘satire’ or comedy.  And they will get away with it.

In advance of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s speech Wednesday to the NAACP, a liberal group headed by a former New York Times reporter and ex-Media Matters executive have produced a video “satire” that claims blacks don’t like Romney, who they dub so white he makes “Wonder Bread look like pumpernickel.”

The YouTube from “The Message,” an online “media hub,” is described as a satirical video of Romney getting advice on what to say to the civil rights group. Or, as they said in a release, the video “lacerates Romney and his advisors as they prepare for his speech to NAACP in Houston on Wednesday.”

The lead “advisor” in the video is described as the brainchild of the 1988 Willie Horton ads and the 2004 swift boat campaign. He states bluntly that “blacks don’t like us and we’re about to give a speech to a whole lot of them.”

Here’s the video…

Satire or not, this video is meant to plant the thought that Romney is your typical rich, white guy who can’t relate to the average African-American.

Now imagine a Tea Party group trying to produce a rebuttal to this and see how it would be reported.  Would they be able to call it satire?  Or comedy?

Or would they be branded racists?

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Video: Mitt Romney Argues that President Obama is the "Outsourcer-in-Chief"

July 10, 2012 at 2:37 pm (2012 Election, Bain Capital, Economy, Jobs, Mitt Romney, Outsourcer-in-Chief, Outsourcing, President Obama)

Looks like Mitt Romney and the Republican Committee are getting tired of outsourcing accusations that the Obama campaign has heaped upon him for his time at Bain Capital. 

Republicans are turning the tables on the Obama campaign, launching an aggressive effort to cast the president as the “outsourcer in chief” in response to Democrats labeling Mitt Romney an “outsourcing pioneer.” 

The belated counter-attack comes weeks after President Obama’s campaign seized on a Washington Post story examining how Romney’s former company Bain Capital invested in firms that provided outsourcing services like call centers. 

As it happens, the Republican National Committee on Tuesday pointed to a new Post story — this one examining Obama’s “outsourcing” record — as the GOP unveiled a website that outlines in fine detail how federal dollars under the Obama administration funded foreign projects.

Sure enough, at a Town Hall meeting today in Grand Junction, Colorado, Mitt Romney had this to say (video below):

“By the way, he likes to talk about outsourcing. He’s run some interesting attack ads on me on that topic. You may have seen that and interestingly, an independent, unbiased fact-checking organization looked at his ads and looked at that attack and said it’s false and misleading. But it is interesting that when it comes to outsourcing, that this president has been outsourcing a good deal of American jobs himself by putting money into energy companies, solar and wind energy companies that end up making their products outside the United States. If there is an outsourcer-in-chief, it’s the President of the United States, not the guy who’s running to replace him.”

The counterattack comes a little late, as polls have indicated that the President’s attacks on Romney’s work at Bain have been working.

Is this new tactic going to slow down that trend?

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Not Cool: Youth Unemployment Skyrockets Under Obama

July 10, 2012 at 1:50 pm (2012 Election, Barack Obama, College, Economy, Graduates, Jobs, Paul Conway, President Obama, School, Unemployment, Youth)

Seems like only yesterday when the media was reporting on how cool President Obama was in the eyes of our youth – so much so that his popularity had influenced high school students, and changed the way young people talk to one another.  


Proof of this came via a Times Union report which featured two lone high school students who had created such phrases as:

What up, my Obama?

The appalling response to someone sneezing – Barack you.

And, Barack’s in the White House now – which means cool it.

One has to wonder if these same high school students, or current students, still view the President in the same light.  Because, as the phrase states, Barack is indeed in the White House now, and as a result, the youth unemployment rate has soared to 16.8%.

Yahoo! Finance reports (h/t Gateway Pundit) that the job market for college graduates grows ever more dismal.

The Class of 2012 may have few reasons to celebrate this year. Along with the long-term unemployed, experts say their prospects are the bleakest among all job-seekers.

The U.S. economy added a lower-than-expected 80,000 jobs last month, according to data Friday from the Labor Department.  Though the overall unemployment rate remained unchanged at 8.2%, experts say this year’s 1.8 million college graduates have a rough job search ahead. “Over the last five years, the jobs situation has gotten increasingly intense for each successive graduating class,” says Paul T. Conway, president of Generation Opportunity, a non-profit think-tank based in Arlington, Va. “Their concern is now palpable.”

The last half-decade has not been good to graduates. Only a half of those who graduated since 2006 are now employed full time, according to a recent Rutgers University survey.  More college graduates are settling for jobs that in years past would have gone to those without degrees, while people in their 30s are now occupying jobs once taken by recent graduates, says Carl Van Horn, professor of public policy and director of Rutgers’ John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development.

But if all the young people who’ve already given up looking for jobs are included — the 1.7 million people aged 18-29 who’ve been out of work for more than a year — the latest 8.2% unemployment figure would be closer to 16.8% for that age group, Conway says. That’s the highest unemployment rate for that age group since World War II. “Their story is one of few opportunities, delayed dreams, and stalled careers,” he says.

Prayers for our children are necessary if this man gets another four years.  In other words, Barack you… 

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