Careful congressman, your sheet is showing
Behold! The latest "bigot eruption" from the G.O.P., home party of those still fightin' mad over "the late unpleasantness" a mere 143 years later...
U.S. Rep. Geoff Davis, a Hebron (Kentucky) Republican, compared Obama and his message for change (as being)similar to a "snake oil salesman."Har de har har har... gotta love what passes for Republican "humor".
He said in his remarks at the GOP dinner that he also recently participated in a "highly classified, national security simulation" with Obama.
"I'm going to tell you something: That boy's finger does not need to be on the button," Davis said. "He could not make a decision in that simulation that related to a nuclear threat to this country."
As for Obama's Democratic rival, McConnell said U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York seems to be "teetering on the brink."
"I hear she hasn't been this worried since a new Hooters opened" near her home with former President Bill Clinton, McConnell said, prompting laughs from the 400 Northern Kentucky Republicans.
That's a real gut buster there, for coming from a guy named after the president of the Confederacy.
Many "conservatives", clinging desperately to an idyllic time when white people could openly express their bigotry safe in the assumption that everyone else was racist too, are already defending Rep. Davis, saying that "boy" is a common term and only natural to use when an older man is describing a young man like Obama.
Fair enough I suppose.
Obama is 46 and Davis is 49, a whole three years older. Well, there ya go. Case closed, nothing to see here.
Davis, in a fit of necessity, wrote an apology to Obama, which is better than nothing.
This didn't sit well with the oh-so-Republican patriots over at that bastion of conservative thought, Free Republic.
What's the big deal about burning a cross in someone's yard? It's just meant to be festive.
So you see, there is a silver lining in enduring all the utter crap which we'll undoubtedly be inundated with during this over-long campaign season.
And that's sitting back and watching those in the Republican party who still harbor deep-seated racism crack up, melt down, and have public mental break-downs one by one as the prospect of a black man defeating their leader becomes increasingly inevitable.
Mark my word, there will be many instances of people doing and saying the most ugly and literally crazy things you can imagine as the dark underbelly of the racist wing of the Republican party begins to ooze to the surface.
In the event Obama becomes president, all we can hope is that perhaps this large segment of the Republican party might demonstrate their racist convictions by all moving the hell out of here, thus instantly increasing the average IQ of the country.
P.S. I'm certain there's a lot of Democrats who are racist to one degree or another. That's without question. But any self-respecting hard core racist of either the Confederate loon or brain damaged skin head variety finds themselves comfortable voting Republican, count on it.
Why? Gee, I wonder.