CPAC Racial Tolerance Meeting Ends in Chaos

  • GQjock

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    Mar 16, 2013 5:22 PM GMT
    CPAC Event On Racial Tolerance Turns To Chaos As ‘Disenfranchised’ Whites Arrive


    A CPAC session sponsored by Tea Party Patriots and billed as a primer on teaching activists how to court black voters devolved into a shouting match as some attendees demanded justice for white voters and others shouted down a black woman who reacted in horror.

    I love that ..... Racial Tolerance ? At a CPAC Meeting? Thats like a Cat grooming class at an American Kennel Society meeting
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    Mar 17, 2013 12:34 AM GMT
    Hm, people are rather silent at this. Do they implicitly condemn this?
  • creature

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    Mar 17, 2013 1:17 AM GMT
    Thank you for posting this, GQ. I only knew about Terry's remarks. I didn't known there was more to it involving how Kim Brown was treated.

    I think what's more disappointing is the way some of the attendees to that conference treated Terry's remarks, either by supporting his ideas or just shrugging them off.

    Very telling about where the GOP still stands on race, and why they won't be earning more black votes anytime soon.
  • tazzari

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    Mar 17, 2013 1:25 AM GMT
    Yup, that's our GOP - still in thrall to the tea party and the whackos.

    Is there a party for adult conservatives?
  • coolarmydude

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    Mar 18, 2013 1:29 AM GMT
    That shit ain't gonna fly.
  • KissTheSky

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    Mar 18, 2013 1:45 AM GMT
    It's always a great idea to wear your Confederate flag t-shirt to the seminar on racial tolerance. icon_rolleyes.gif

    And Republicans wonder why they lose 98% of the African American vote.
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    Mar 18, 2013 1:49 AM GMT
    Keep it up...and Asian Americans won't even be voting purple.,0,7582583.story
  • coolarmydude

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    Mar 18, 2013 1:55 AM GMT
    KissTheSky said

    Pathetic indeed.

    The session, entitled “Trump The Race Card: Are You Sick And Tired Of Being Called A Racist When You Know You’re Not One?” was led by K. Carl Smith, a black conservative who mostly urged attendees to deflect racism charges by calling themselves “Frederick Douglass Republicans.”
    Disruptions began when he started accusing Democrats of still being the party of the Confederacy — a common talking point on the right.
    “I don’t care how much the KKK improved,” he said. “I’m not going to join the KKK. The Democratic Party founded the KKK.”

    Ummm, The Democratic Party did not organize the KKK. It was started by 6 Confederate veterans.
    It is really sad and pathetic when a black conservative a) allows himself to be a tool of the Republican Party to make-blieve that Frederick Douglas has anything to do with the ideals of today's Republican Party and b) can't even get history correct on a racially-sensitive topic.
  • GQjock

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    Mar 18, 2013 2:09 AM GMT
    To buy into the republican rhetoric ...... that's what you must do right away

    .... and that is completely blot out any sense of history or rational thought for that matter in order to repeat these insane ideas
  • mybud

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    Mar 18, 2013 4:07 AM GMT
    The republicans can't win without some minimal support from minorities....So what do they do? They berate said minority at CPAC...There suggested motto for next years conference...ASS BACKWARDS...