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    Quote Originally Posted by JB View Post
    I just wanted to make sure there was equal outrage whether is was GW or Barry.
    No. It would not be equal.
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    1. Part of the reason the monkey/George W. Bush jokes exist is because his name is George. Like in Curious George, the children's books. One of the others is some of his personal mannerisms that those who like him find endearing and those who hate him mock.

    2. I don't think I need to explain why it is racist to call a black person a monkey and it's not racist to call a white person one. AD's explaination about lawn jockeys should be sufficient, but feigned cluelessness about racism seems to be popular among some white people, so I will be blunt. As a white person, other white people seem to think it's okay to make racist statements to me (which they always find out is a big mistake). "Porch monkeys" is the term I've heard used to describe black people sitting on their front porches, and "monkeys" was used by many of my racist relatives to describe black people in general. Context is everything, and there is a historical context to associating monkeys with african americans in a derogatory manner.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Arroyo_Doble View Post
    No. It would not be equal.
    We all have our flaws, yours are just more apparent.
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    Quote Originally Posted by noonwitch View Post
    1. Part of the reason the monkey/George W. Bush jokes exist is because his name is George. Like in Curious George, the children's books. One of the others is some of his personal mannerisms that those who like him find endearing and those who hate him mock.

    2. I don't think I need to explain why it is racist to call a black person a monkey and it's not racist to call a white person one. AD's explaination about lawn jockeys should be sufficient, but feigned cluelessness about racism seems to be popular among some white people, so I will be blunt. As a white person, other white people seem to think it's okay to make racist statements to me (which they always find out is a big mistake). "Porch monkeys" is the term I've heard used to describe black people sitting on their front porches, and "monkeys" was used by many of my racist relatives to describe black people in general. Context is everything, and there is a historical context to associating monkeys with african americans in a derogatory manner.
    It is an odd game, that's for sure.
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    Quote Originally Posted by noonwitch View Post
    1. Part of the reason the monkey/George W. Bush jokes exist is because his name is George. Like in Curious George, the children's books. One of the others is some of his personal mannerisms that those who like him find endearing and those who hate him mock.

    2. I don't think I need to explain why it is racist to call a black person a monkey and it's not racist to call a white person one. AD's explaination about lawn jockeys should be sufficient, but feigned cluelessness about racism seems to be popular among some white people, so I will be blunt. As a white person, other white people seem to think it's okay to make racist statements to me (which they always find out is a big mistake). "Porch monkeys" is the term I've heard used to describe black people sitting on their front porches, and "monkeys" was used by many of my racist relatives to describe black people in general. Context is everything, and there is a historical context to associating monkeys with african americans in a derogatory manner.
    Actually, I think you do.

    The Left's claim is that they were just pointing out how stupid W is/was when they used monkeys to describe W. I personally think that Obama is dumb as a fucking signpost. So if I use a monkey to describe Obama, particularly his more than obvious stupidity, then why is it somehow racist?


    The only possible answer is that the Left is, as usual, engaging in double standards. This particular one is just especially funny because they utterly and completely did it to themselves, and now they don't like it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Adam Wood View Post
    Actually, I think you do.

    The Left's claim is that they were just pointing out how stupid W is/was when they used monkeys to describe W. I personally think that Obama is dumb as a fucking signpost. So if I use a monkey to describe Obama, particularly his more than obvious stupidity, then why is it somehow racist?


    The only possible answer is that the Left is, as usual, engaging in double standards. This particular one is just especially funny because they utterly and completely did it to themselves, and now they don't like it.
    "You really sussed it out there, Sherlock. Bush isn't black."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arroyo_Doble View Post
    "You really sussed it out there, Sherlock. Bush isn't black."

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    So, it's a double-standard, then. Well, thank you for admitting the Left's inherent racism.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Adam Wood View Post
    So, it's a double-standard, then. Well, thank you for admitting the Left's inherent racism.
    I guess you haven't sussed it out after all.
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    W was somewhat awkward looking at times.... it was humorous.

    But personally, I cannot stomach looking at that cardboard creep in the Whitehouse we have now.
    Every time I see his image or hear his voice a feel a deep disgust.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Arroyo_Doble View Post
    "You really sussed it out there, Sherlock. Bush isn't black."

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    I will only refer to the half white part of the Monkey In Chief then------------Better?
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