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April 1, 2005

Barack Obama — Robert Byrd's Special Friend

Veteran racist Robert Byrd — the senile Senator who has spent his overlong career keeping blacks in "their place" by recruiting for the KKK, by filibustering the Civil Rights Act for 14 straight hours, by making a fool of himself by trying to block the nomination of the supremely qualified Condoleezza Rice for Secretary of State, by participating in the "high-tech lynching" of Clarence Thomas as well as opposing the nomination of Thurgood Marshall to the Supreme Court, by publicly calling people "niggers" as recently as 2001, by declaring that he would rather "die a thousand times, and see Old Glory trampled in the dirt never to rise again, than to see this beloved land of ours become degraded by race mongrels" — has a new advocate: Barack "Osama bin Osama" Obama, a fellow Senator and, as it happens, a "race mongrel."

Needless to say, any Republican with a resume like Byrd's would be treated like a leper — especially by fellow Republicans. But the big D in "D-WV" deflects all sins from the Democratic Party's point of view. There have been Democrats morally depraved enough to refer to Byrd as the "conscience of the Senate" without smirking. Obama is evidently shameless enough to go along with it.

Visit Ace of Spades HQ to read Obama's letter to the true believers who make up MoveOn.org on behalf of the windy old ex-Kleagle's reelection campaign. Obama lays it on pretty thick, crediting the bloviating obstructionist with upholding the highest of principles by using his favorite tactic — the filibuster — to circumvent the Constitution's requirement that judges be approved by a simple majority. The original letter of course has a link where you can send money to buy Byrd a fresh set of sheets.

Meanwhile, for advocating a color-blind approach to justice, Clarence Thomas is often called an "Uncle Tom." Colin Powell is characterized as a "plantation slave" for serving in a Republican Administration.

The Republican Party, as apparently too few people know, was founded largely on the issue of opposition to slavery — and has remained true to the principle of individual liberty regardless of race to this day. Last time I checked, there weren't any ex-Kleagles on the Republican side of the aisle.


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Obama did such a fine job of butt-nuzzling, Byrd let him join the club.

Posted by Van Helsing at April 1, 2005 7:57 AM

Comments

I remember during the Dummycrap's little "convention" (John Kerry: Reporting for Doody!) they gave Obama-lama-ding-dong the full-scale, Slick-Willy-style, lip-biting "I was a troubled kid who tried pot" soft-sell...

Like they were trying to get the faithful used to the notion that he would be their new poster-child of inclusiveness, and thereby deflect all the uncomfortable questions about how they really support the policies that hold blacks back, and how they simply expect that blacks will unquestioningly support them-- "Look! We have a black folks like Colon and Condi now too!".

Stupid assflaps that buy this shit-- it just goes to show what little honor or integrity Obama-lama-ding-dong has-- that he'll suck up to the Kleagle.

John Kerry's back-- and now he's black!!!

Posted by: TripleNeckSteel at April 1, 2005 3:27 PM

Van Helsing, what a great post!

Whoever that commenter is above, I like him, lol!

Posted by: Cao at April 10, 2005 5:38 PM

Well done Van Helsing, well done.

and I'm stealing that pic.

Posted by: LindaSoG at April 11, 2005 10:25 AM

Great take on Obama!

Posted by: EternalVigilance at April 11, 2005 10:28 AM

And, let's not forget that no-good Byrd opposed the War In Iraq- the war that saved Amerika. Let's not forgive Byrd for coming to his senses on race about, say 50 years or so ago. You are an ignorant ideologue ! Your hatred will be your undoing.

Posted by: webferret at June 18, 2005 11:59 PM