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  •  How about "Honk if your president is black!" (1+ / 0-)
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    Just let the rednecks and morons get right to the point. There's a huge racial element to the  "dissent" being passed off as pundit criticism. A lot of these people absolutely cannot stand the concept that a black man is their numero uno leader of the free world.

    Personally the only thing that would make me happier if we had a GLBT person of color running the show. That would drive the apes batshit. More so.

    "Let there be song to fill the air." R. Hunter

    by RUKind on Fri Jan 04, 2013 at 10:35:59 PM PST

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    •  My husband says this daily! (2+ / 0-)
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      It's a dominionist thing and a status thing. To feel good about themselves, these folks must feel that they are better than someone else--and like their pseudo-religion, "works" don't make you better. You are just born that way. It's a psychology, and so deeply ingrained that no measure of logic or success will change it.

      Probably 25 percent of the vote for Republicans is just a vote to "get a President that looks like a President."

      Now, to get a President and VP team who look like America...Hispanic, Asian, Persian, GLBT, disabled, and proud...that would be great.

      •  Your husband has it exactly right. (0+ / 0-)

        It is the deeply held need to simply feel superior to someone else. Of course, they can't possibly admit that that is what's going on. (Can't give you a "rec" because the bubble has already gone. )

        If "elitist" just means "not the dumbest motherfucker in the room", I'll be an elitist! - David Rees from "Get Your War On".

        by Oaktown Girl on Sun Jan 06, 2013 at 10:16:27 AM PST

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