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  1. #1 The Tire Gauge is RACIST!! 
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    LOL!!!!!!!!

    I guess it had to happen.

    http://www.democraticunderground.com...ss=132x6586520

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    How racist is the GOP's front page photo?




    No kidding. This is at gop.com
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    WOOT!!!! That's Priceless!!! :D:D
    May the FORCE be with you!
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    Here's my favorite:

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    14. The tire pressure gauge is as loaded a symbol as a burning cross.
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    rug (1000+ posts) Mon Aug-04-08 08:02 PM
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    14. The tire pressure gauge is as loaded a symbol as a burning cross.
    AAAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!1111!!!

    Oops!!! We both saw this one!!! :D
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    Quote Originally Posted by SarasotaRepub View Post
    AAAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!1111!!!

    Oops!!! We both saw this one!!! :D
    Couldn't miss it. I think they've finally lost it over there.
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    To be fair many say that it isn't racist, but there are those who can always be talked into believing anything negative about conservatives.

    And then there are these comments:
    Virginia Dare (1000+ posts) Mon Aug-04-08 09:03 PM
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    57. Because it looks like he's being clubbed in the head..
    Edited on Mon Aug-04-08 09:04 PM by Virginia Dare
    the way they did to the civil rights protesters. They're appealing to the lowest common denominator here.
    Virginia Dare (1000+ posts) Mon Aug-04-08 09:04 PM
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    59. Exactly. And you don't get it unless you are a racist piece of filth....
    Edited on Mon Aug-04-08 09:05 PM by Virginia Dare
    or you are in the south and know how the racist pieces of filth think.
    By that rational Virginia Dare is a racist peice of filth.
    Virginia Dare (1000+ posts) Mon Aug-04-08 09:01 PM
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    54. Why'd they place in on top of his head then?
    it's very specifically supposed to conjure up images of a head clubbing.
    debbierlus (1000+ posts) Mon Aug-04-08 08:10 PM
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    25. I debated the racism, but if you look at the positioning, I fall on the side of ITS RACIST

    The placement of the tire gauge is NOT accidental. That is a really weird placement, it is actually touching his head.

    If this was just a stupid ad about their fake energy talking points, it would not be composed this way.

    Sick.
    CitizenPatriot (41 posts) Mon Aug-04-08 08:56 PM
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    48. racist
    Edited on Mon Aug-04-08 08:58 PM by CitizenPatriot
    first of all, does it have to be racist to be evil? hm. clearly it is violent and that's so...republican?

    say you are the GOP and you've been accused of being racist. Would YOU run this ad? An ad with a tire gauge (iron) aimed at the head of your african american opponent? Does this ring a bell with NO ONE?

    If you decided to run this ad, WHY?

    Right. Because it is racist and it will provoke your opponent into crying racism and then you can accuse him of playing the race card and bring up images of OJ. Game over.

    It's typical southern strategy. Do things that aren't obvious except to those who "get it" -- the intended victim and your group of frat boys. What a laugh.

    If you don't recognize this for what it is, come and live in the old south for a few years and then tell me what you think. GAG me. Sorry, I don't mean to come down on anyone here-- but this is so clear to me and when you don't get it, it just makes it worse. Oh well, it doesn't really matter. It's best to attack him back and not even bother responding to this. It's so beneath any civilized person, I feel sick.
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    It's typical southern strategy. Do things that aren't obvious except to those who "get it" -- the intended victim and your group of frat boys. What a laugh.

    If you don't recognize this for what it is, come and live in the old south for a few years and then tell me what you think.

    My very friend from the South is insulted by this. She's a lifelong Dem and is sick and tired of the South being denigrated. She says, "There's plenty of racists up North too. The Southerners are a little more honest about it. In the South, if you're racist, you're racist. They don't mind saying so. It's absurd to think that this picture is some secret code for Southerners."
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    Pathetic losers.
    OPEACHMENT NOW!!!

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    --RagingInMiami achieving the DUmp's highest level of nirvana
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    Ah, but this isn't racist at all:

    http://www.democraticunderground.com...ss=132x6581060

    Not one bit.

    Fuckers. (I really need to stop reading about the DUmp if I want to quit swearing.)
    OPEACHMENT NOW!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elspeth View Post
    Couldn't miss it. I think they've finally lost it over there.
    They lost it many years ago.It's the original The Coo Coos Nest .The fires of insanity burns low for a spell but soon bursts into flames !
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