I posted the woman babbling about Obama Phones.
The Atlantic says the video was RACIST. I have no idea how it could be construed as racist because it’s simply a woman speaking for herself, you know, like voting. Is voting racist?
I guess the racist part is posting the video. You should do what the Atlantic would do if they had this video – BURY IT. I guess, according to them this would be the non-racist thing – pretending the woman doesn’t exist.
The Atlantic idiotically goes on to say that the free phones are not “Obama Phones.” They were a bi-partisan program. That’s lovely. Is The Atlantic correcting the woman? Are they getting the word out that the phones are a bi-partisan program? Of course not. They want her to vote for Obama, and if she thinks he’s worthy of her vote because he “gives her Obama Phones” (her words, no one else’s) so be it.
But I’m not even scratching the surface of The Atlantic’s idiocy. Here is the gooey money shot ‘
The Obama Phone video belongs to a genre popular on conservative blogs in which poor people, usually black, confirm conservatives’ worst 47-percent fears by saying they can get something for nothing because Obama’s in office. The message is, “Here’s what Obama’s supporters really look like.”
Using one mockable person you found on the Internet to make generalizations about half the country is lazy and stupid.
The Atlantic then takes a comment made by an individual from StormFront-
“what does this talking baboon mean by free? When I pay my taxes it sure as hell ain’t free.”
-in order to paint generalizations about the right.
And they do this without any sense of self-awareness whatsoever.