Hot topic on ESPN today: Is RG III a cornball brother who votes Republican?

posted at 8:01 pm on December 13, 2012 by Allahpundit

Alternate headline: “Unwatchable sports chat show more unwatchable than usual.”

Guy beat me to the punch but I want to write about it. You know what’s interesting about this clip? This guy’s going to catch hell for what he said, not because his test of racial authenticity is so cartoonish and clammy (which it is) but because he picked the wrong guy to demagogue. If you want to call a minority conservative an Uncle Tom, make sure it’s someone for whom the left has no use, like Clarence Thomas or Allen West. The right will be angry if you do, but no worries — most Americans will never hear about it, or if they do, the usual outrage over racial stereotyping will be absent from the press coverage. Instead this dummy picked on the savior of Washington football, the most exciting thing to happen to ‘Skins fans, left and right, in decades. There are few ways that a “cornball brother” can earn absolution from the Authenticity P.D. but winning the Super Bowl is one. And the irony is, I’m not even sure that RGIII actually is a Republican. I’ve seen that rumor floated but never any quote from the man himself; if I’m wrong, send me the link and I’ll update. We’ll know soon, though: Now that Parker’s raised the specter of racial impurity, the pressure will be on Griffin to admit that, yes indeed, he’s one of the enlightened who voted Democratic last month.

As for Stephen A. Smith’s discomfort at the end, that’s not surprising. He’s had run-ins with the Authenticity P.D. too.


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Although I don’t know what label he has on the box in his little brain for someone like you.

NotCoach on December 14, 2012 at 9:39 AM

Racist. Just like the rest of us.
Folks like Libfree like to keep it simple.

Jabberwock on December 14, 2012 at 9:43 AM

Logic on December 14, 2012 at 9:18 AM

You dont get it. Without the “identity mongers” you wouldn’t even have the lANGUAGE to describe yourself as a gay staunch conservative. You’d be married to a man, like every other lesbian was forced to do before the gay rights movement. Be grateful and quit complaining.

libfreeordie on December 14, 2012 at 9:56 AM

You dont get it. Without the “identity mongers” you wouldn’t even have the lANGUAGE to describe yourself as a gay staunch conservative. You’d be married to a man, like every other lesbian was forced to do before the gay rights movement. Be grateful and quit complaining.

libfreeordie on December 14, 2012 at 9:56 AM

Wow. I’ll let Logic tear you a new one for this post.

NotCoach on December 14, 2012 at 10:06 AM

You dont get it. Without the “identity mongers” you wouldn’t even have the lANGUAGE to describe yourself as a gay staunch conservative. You’d be married to a man, like every other lesbian was forced to do before the gay rights movement. Be grateful and quit complaining.

libfreeordie on December 14, 2012 at 9:56 AM

You’re really dumb. I’m sorry you’re so wedded to identity policitcs that you can’t see the reason it was born to begin with. You’ll never be just you. You always be whatever the left has made you. You can never escape from the little box they put you in, to be brought out whenever faux outrage against the right is needed, and stuffed back into the little box when they’re done with you. The left has all the power over you and you don’t realize it.

darwin on December 14, 2012 at 10:06 AM

Racist. Just like the rest of us.
Folks like Libfree like to keep it simple.

Jabberwock on December 14, 2012 at 9:43 AM

Speak for yourself. My prejudices extend only to character and actions.

NotCoach on December 14, 2012 at 10:07 AM

libfreeordie on December 14, 2012 at 9:56 AM

Well, aren’t you cute, thinking you have some advice to give. Miserable epic failure.

22044 on December 14, 2012 at 10:09 AM

Speak for yourself. My prejudices extend only to character and actions.

NotCoach on December 14, 2012 at 10:07 AM

As do mine. Even limited there.
Unfortunately, libfree feels differently.

Jabberwock on December 14, 2012 at 10:17 AM

As do mine. Even limited there.
Unfortunately, libfree feels differently.

Jabberwock on December 14, 2012 at 10:17 AM

Apologies for misunderstanding your post. I understand now.

NotCoach on December 14, 2012 at 10:25 AM

First Whitlock, now this guy. You’d thing that if a minor league black talking head gets a chance to show off his abilities, he’d do better than race mongering. Is this stuff really all that’s bubbling under the surface in this country in the liberal stew pot? Decades of race and class envy will not end well for any of us.

Kissmygrits on December 14, 2012 at 10:26 AM

NotCoach on December 14, 2012 at 10:25 AM

Not a problem. I tend to be brief to a fault.

Jabberwock on December 14, 2012 at 10:27 AM

Decades of race and class envy will not end well for any of us.

Kissmygrits on December 14, 2012 at 10:26 AM

Thank the left for fomenting the racial hatred and blame whitey for everything mentality.

darwin on December 14, 2012 at 10:29 AM

You’d be married to a man, like every other lesbian was forced to do before the gay rights movement.

libfreeordie on December 14, 2012 at 9:56 AM

Since when would she be FORCED to marry anybody?

topdawg on December 14, 2012 at 10:31 AM

Kudos to Stephan Smith at the end for calling out that idiot.

When we stop comparing people based upon their race and instead concentrate on their ability and accomplishments we will have gotten somewhere.

RG and Luck are both exciting QBs with very different styles. It’s going to be fun watching both over their careers.

jpmn on December 14, 2012 at 10:33 AM

The racist thing in the media, sports, and politics is way over the top and it is demeaning to most Americans, but they rarely speak out. Parker is obviously a nut job with an IQ of below 60. However, when you have a Stephen A. refering to a “black world” and “white world, in addition to Kobe Bryant calling himself the “black Mamba”, and why is there a “black caucus” in Washington. If someone else dare call himself the “white mamba”, or there was a “white caucus” in Govt, it would cause an uproar in the media, politics, and sports. You want to talk about racist, how about 98% of blacks voting for Obama in the elections, or the whining black coachs that cry racisim when they are fired for incompetence, or if you critize Susan Rise for failur, or Obama for sinking the country with $6 trillion in new debt you are immediately called racist. They can all stick it where the sun doesn`t shine because most of us in this country don`t buy the phony racism agenda

HAGGS99 on December 14, 2012 at 10:50 AM

RE: libfree @ 9:56 AM

You dont get it.

No, YOU don’t get it. Labels, characteristics and such, in and of themselves, have nothing to do with having a collectivist mentality. If you are incapable of comprehending what collectivism and identity politics are, then I do not have the time to waste on you.

Logic on December 14, 2012 at 11:03 AM

You’d be married to a man, like every other lesbian was forced to do before the gay rights movement. Be grateful and quit complaining.

libfreeordie on December 14, 2012 at 9:56 AM

I supposed that’s the next logical statement, for a coward who throws out the race card, but isn’t man enough to back it up.

Must be a black thing, eh?

MNHawk on December 14, 2012 at 11:05 AM

And the guy is insulting his followers on twitter, calling anyone who challenges him “uneducated”

Hmmmm…where’d he go to college? I bet I can trump him on the education front, if that’s how he measures such things.

Bob's Kid on December 14, 2012 at 11:10 AM

You’d be married to a man, like every other lesbian was forced to do before the gay rights movement. Be grateful and quit complaining.

Oh, puleeze. Lesbians have been sharing domiciles with other women since time immemorial doin’ the old maid shack up. Everyone’s got at least one great auntie who was like that. Almost nobody cared then, nobody cares now.

Bob's Kid on December 14, 2012 at 11:18 AM

Hmmmm…where’d he go to college?

Bob’s Kid on December 14, 2012 at 11:10 AM

Well, let’s see. A major in Journalism. The ever available Columbia Journalism School. And quite the history of fraud and general loserdom…

In October 2008, Parker erroneously reported that Kirk Cousins, a quarterback for the Michigan State Spartans, was involved in a fight with members of the Michigan State hockey team. At the time of the fight, Cousins was at church with his parents.

JournoFail

On December 21, 2008, at a press conference following the Lions’ 42–7 loss to the New Orleans Saints, During the Detroit Lions historic 0-16 season Rob Parker caused some controversy when he addressed a question Lions head coach Rod Marinelli about Lions defensive coordinator Joe Barry, Marinelli’s son-in-law, inquiring whether Marinelli wished that his daughter had “married a better defensive coordinator.”

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rob_Parker_%28sports_journalist%29

One might think this guy was promoted to a national audience, despite a record of fraud and general fail, just because he’s black.

What think a fellow fraud and fail such as yourself, libfree?

MNHawk on December 14, 2012 at 11:21 AM

Clown should be fired and we are so sick and tired of all the racial comments being made recently. We are Americans.

Amazingoly on December 14, 2012 at 11:44 AM

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.

Jasper61 on December 14, 2012 at 2:57 PM

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