Impeach: Obama uses the “R-word” at event with ’72 Dolphins

posted at 8:01 pm on August 20, 2013 by Allahpundit

Pure spun gold from NRO, catching The One unwittingly using a term that lefty media’s bien-pensants have only recently determined to be “painfully racist.” Now we wait to see if my prediction at that last link was right, that there’ll be some half-hearted kvetching on liberal blogs about O’s unfortunate yet understandable insensitivity that’ll trickle up to the White House and make him think twice about using it again. Inevitably he’s going to be interviewed about football season, probably as part of some dopey “president’s picks!” feature before the first Monday night game of the year, and someone will ask him about the Redskins and RGIII. Will he say it again or will he have learned his lesson by then, opting for the vaguer, more tactful “Washington” instead? Up to you, lefty bloggers: Only vigorous whining now can officially change D.C. football etiquette later.

By the way, what’s this guy doing hosting a team that won the Super Bowl 40 years ago? Is this how he’s killing time during the congressional recess, bringing sports geezers back for one last random victory lap? Good lord. At least the dog’s a cute diversion.


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Very nicely done.

bluegill on August 20, 2013 at 8:03 PM

He is just so divisive…

OmahaConservative on August 20, 2013 at 8:03 PM

A link to the video should be required for every Redskins story going forward.

Charlemagne on August 20, 2013 at 8:05 PM

So we get a one day reprieve to use the word again, but tomorrow it’s back to being racist.

Bishop on August 20, 2013 at 8:05 PM

You don’t expect the man to work, do you? Actually, be happy. The more celebrity schmoozing he does the less time he has to screw everything up.

kim roy on August 20, 2013 at 8:06 PM

Ummmm….since it’s impossible for President Obama (being a person who is partially of color) to be racist, I’m pretty sure that we have to find his use of the term to be retro and charming.

cynccook on August 20, 2013 at 8:08 PM

The story behind the story is that 3 of those Dolphins refused to join their teammates at the White House. They didn’t want to be associated with Obama.

The Good Doctor on August 20, 2013 at 8:08 PM

Barack Armstrong Custer

Mark1971 on August 20, 2013 at 8:10 PM

Says the ’72 Dolphins inspired him?!? Hahahaha…what a schmuck! How do people honestly take this guy seriously…

nextgen_repub on August 20, 2013 at 8:12 PM

Jim Langer, Manny Fernandez, and Bob Kuechenberg refused to go.

They have my admiration.

John Deaux on August 20, 2013 at 8:13 PM

He just wanted a look at the team to see if he was going to pick them for his next nationally televised Final Four selections.

TQM38a on August 20, 2013 at 8:15 PM

kim roy on August 20, 2013 at 8:06 PM

Don’t you worry your pretty little head. Ms. Valerie and the rest of the munchkins are hard at work undermining what ever vestiges of Classical Liberalism and Western Democracy remain.

Cleombrotus on August 20, 2013 at 8:16 PM

In keeping with his anti-Midas effect, I predict a team will go undefeated and win the Superbowl this season.

rbj on August 20, 2013 at 8:17 PM

Pure spun gold from NRO, catching The One unwittingly using a term that lefty media’s bien-pensants have only recently determined to be “painfully racist

You missed spelled pissants.

RickB on August 20, 2013 at 8:19 PM

Will he say it again or will he have learned his lesson by then, opting for the vaguer, more tactful “Washington” instead? Up to you, lefty bloggers: Only vigorous whining now can officially change D.C. football etiquette later.

Bottom line, the Washington Redskins are as in much peril of losing their name as is the Detroit Lions (owned by the Ford Family) is in peril of losing a slot on Thankgiving football.

Happy Nomad on August 20, 2013 at 8:19 PM

Why does Obama hate native Americans?

SoRight on August 20, 2013 at 8:19 PM

…someone’s kissing a$s now!

KOOLAID2 on August 20, 2013 at 8:20 PM

He’s “dogging” for the Florida vote. That’s really the one point the Dolphins hang their whole franchise on is the perfect season. I’ll use a “Rush phrase here”; Don’t doubt me on this. Obama could care less about the perfect season, everything he does is politics.

bflat879 on August 20, 2013 at 8:20 PM

He has no scalp in the game.

wolly4321 on August 20, 2013 at 8:23 PM

We need a thread simply to know the list of the dash words ( -word) that we’re not supposed to use. There are so many with the same letter letter! Wasn’t it just a year or so ago the ‘R-word’ was “retarded”? Unless, of course, Rachel Jeantel’s use of it in court makes it no longer an unacceptable term?

We need a Dash Word Dictionary.

Liam on August 20, 2013 at 8:25 PM

Says the ’72 Dolphins inspired him?!? Hahahaha…what a schmuck! How do people honestly take this guy seriously…

nextgen_repub on August 20, 2013 at 8:12 PM

What was he? About eleven. Probably still living in Indonesia.

Barred on August 20, 2013 at 8:26 PM

’72 team? What? He was in 4th or 5th grade in Indonesia with no such thing as cable, let alone satellite tv. So how in beck was he inspired? Was mommy dearest a football addict? Oh it’s just another dumb squirrel.

AH_C on August 20, 2013 at 8:28 PM

Right now King Barry will do ANYTHING to look good!

GarandFan on August 20, 2013 at 8:28 PM

In keeping with his anti-Midas effect, I predict a team will go undefeated and win the Superbowl this season.

rbj on August 20, 2013 at 8:17 PM

It ain’t going to be the Dolphins that’s for sho’!

ted c on August 20, 2013 at 8:29 PM

Maybe the Patriots with TEbow at the helm shreddin’ them Jets, but not the Dolphins.

ted c on August 20, 2013 at 8:29 PM

Such stupidity.

Three Virginia Indian tribes not offended by Redskins

If there were a massive outcry from the Indians themselves, then I could see how this would be a valid issue to discuss…in the courts or between lawyers of each group.

Dr. ZhivBlago on August 20, 2013 at 8:36 PM

Silly commenters ….. everyone who aids and abets the advancement of socialized government gets a pass, on such things.

listens2glenn on August 20, 2013 at 8:37 PM

In keeping with his anti-Midas effect, I predict a team will go undefeated and win the Superbowl this season.

rbj on August 20, 2013 at 8:17 PM

Yep; if I’m the owner of ANY sports team and I see ‘White House’ on the caller-ID, I’m going to pretend nobody’s home.

slickwillie2001 on August 20, 2013 at 8:38 PM

R-word uses the R-word at event with ’72 Dolphins, and you’re all R-word for noticing.

Gingotts on August 20, 2013 at 8:40 PM

Says the ’72 Dolphins inspired him?!? Hahahaha…what a schmuck! How do people honestly take this guy seriously…

nextgen_repub on August 20, 2013 at 8:12 PM

…did they smoke a lot of POT?

KOOLAID2 on August 20, 2013 at 8:40 PM

Pffft. Dog Eater could have the ’32 Bears in the room and he would say that he remembers watching them on tv. Bark is like Killary, anything and everything he can insert into his life story he will.

Bishop on August 20, 2013 at 8:40 PM

Bishop on August 20, 2013 at 8:40 PM

( )o( ) The Inserter-in-Chief….(buaahhhh) evil laugh

Scrumpy on August 20, 2013 at 8:44 PM

Pure spun gold from NRO, catching The One unwittingly using a term that lefty media’s bien-pensants have only recently determined to be “painfully racist.”

What’s to catch? The word was featured loud and proud in Barky’s illegitimate and insane 2009 inaugural benediction “poem”:

“when the red man can get ahead, man” — (laughter)

It wasn’t “racist” in 2009 for the official benediction of the ineligible Indonesian imbecile … it was cute and funny.

Barky and his whole career has revolved about nothing but skin color, anyway. He has no skills, talents, or abilities that extend any deeper than his thin skin. He is about the dumbest, most inept, most incompetent person to ever slime across our political stage … and that’s no mean feat, I’ll tell you. Barky is one mind-numbingly stupid and untalented person. He’s also ineligible for the office – as everyone pretty much knows but most are scared to say because of his magic thin skin.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on August 20, 2013 at 8:47 PM

I believe in the “aquatic ape theory”.

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aquatic_ape_hypothesis.

And I’m offended by the team name Dolphins.

wolly4321 on August 20, 2013 at 8:48 PM

Such stupidity.

Three Virginia Indian tribes not offended by Redskins

If there were a massive outcry from the Indians themselves, then I could see how this would be a valid issue to discuss…in the courts or between lawyers of each group.

Dr. ZhivBlago on August 20, 2013 at 8:36 PM

Isn’t it funny how rich white liberals are always the ones starting off ’causes’ like this, how they dare presume to speak for minorities without even asking or being asked?

Liam on August 20, 2013 at 8:48 PM

In keeping with his anti-Midas effect,

rbj on August 20, 2013 at 8:17 PM

Barky’s a Medusa.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on August 20, 2013 at 8:49 PM

Rachel Maddow hardest hit (in the face with the ugly stick..again)

SouthernGent on August 20, 2013 at 8:51 PM

As a partial Native American(Cherokee) we like feathers and beads and stuff.

So no bird names either. It’s highly offensive.

wolly4321 on August 20, 2013 at 8:52 PM

Custers/Obamas last words,”Did you ever see so many damn indians.”

docflash on August 20, 2013 at 9:03 PM

Bishop on August 20, 2013 at 8:40 PM

You do know of course he played in the IceBowl. That’s right, the IceBowl.

Bmore on August 20, 2013 at 9:07 PM

The ‘R’ word.

Hmm.

Recalcitrant?
Repressive?
Reckless?
Rude?

That about covers Obama’s attributes.

locomotivebreath1901 on August 20, 2013 at 9:08 PM

Was the audience fake-outraged?

Haunches on August 20, 2013 at 9:10 PM

Retard.

Buttercup on August 20, 2013 at 9:10 PM

Very nicely done.

bluegill on August 20, 2013 at 8:03 PM

Say, you didn’t happen to bother reading the post before you Bished it did ya? No, I thought not. Bad habits hard to kick? I’m sure Allah appreciates that.

Bmore on August 20, 2013 at 9:15 PM

Says the ’72 Dolphins inspired him?!? Hahahaha…what a schmuck! How do people honestly take this guy seriously…

nextgen_repub on August 20, 2013 at 8:12 PM

According to Wikipedia he returned to Hawaii in 1972 when he was 11. But why would this racist be inspired by the only team in the NFL that had 2 white running backs who were the heart and soul of the team? Obama is a shameless liar, but he is not a schmuck. The schmucks are the cowards who allowed this ineligible child of a Kenyan to run for the Presidency with no opposition to his eligibility for fear of being called racist.

Basilsbest on August 20, 2013 at 9:24 PM

Useless phucking punk

Rio Linda Refugee on August 20, 2013 at 9:24 PM

How did this team inspire him ? He was in Indonesia at the time practicing Islam

Rio Linda Refugee on August 20, 2013 at 9:27 PM

You don’t get it.

He’s allowed to use any word including the N word.

Because he’s oppressed, or something.

You white folks aren’t allowed to do the same because, well, you’re white.

Back to reality.

fossten on August 20, 2013 at 9:33 PM

Why does Obama hate native Americans?

SoRight on August 20, 2013 at 8:19 PM

Because the little peckerwood hates everything American.

Solaratov on August 20, 2013 at 9:35 PM

Up to you, lefty bloggers: Only vigorous whining now can officially change D.C. football etiquette later.

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Redskins! Marinate in it, bitches. Proof that Ø’s mouth is connected to nothing and that his “brain” is connected to somewhere else.
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C’mon! Squeal for me!

ExpressoBold on August 20, 2013 at 9:36 PM

Up to you, lefty bloggers: Only vigorous whining now can officially change D.C. football etiquette later.

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Redskins! Marinate in it, b!tches. Proof that Ø’s mouth is connected to nothing and that his “brain” is connected to somewhere else.
.
C’mon! Squeal for me!

ExpressoBold on August 20, 2013 at 9:38 PM

Thugga. I spit on him. Zero respect.

davidk on August 20, 2013 at 9:45 PM

Bark is like Killary, anything and everything he can insert into his life story he will.

Bishop on August 20, 2013 at 8:40 PM

She trumped him, though, on the “dodging sniper fire at the airport”.

And jean effin’ karree was in Viet Nam, of course (and spent Christmas in Cambodia).

But, dammit all…lil barry by God got bin laden!!

Solaratov on August 20, 2013 at 9:46 PM

Must have been Freudean for him :)

Schadenfreude on August 20, 2013 at 9:50 PM

But I thought Barack Obama was inspired by a bunch of White Sox players whose names he cannot remember at old Cominisky Park.

bw222 on August 20, 2013 at 9:57 PM

She trumped him, though, on the “dodging sniper fire at the airport”.

Solaratov on August 20, 2013 at 9:46 PM

Where are you manners? You have to include the Youtube video (the other Youtube video :) ) with that reference.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on August 20, 2013 at 10:12 PM

The 72 Dolphins are no longer undefeated, since they appeared with President Zero.

22044 on August 20, 2013 at 10:49 PM

And I thought he was inspired by the Nittally Lions.

questionmark on August 20, 2013 at 11:09 PM

I don’t like seeing presidents waste their time discussing sports.

bluegill on August 20, 2013 at 11:54 PM

It’s come to this…………..

FlaMurph on August 21, 2013 at 12:04 AM

Photo Ops.

FlaMurph on August 21, 2013 at 12:07 AM

Tackle Obama!

Illegal is okay too.

Sherman1864 on August 21, 2013 at 12:22 AM

Well, at least this isn’t scandalous.

And we all want to know about the ’72 Dolphins. Hard news from the WH. To protect other “inspired youths”, they should be all investigated for steroid use – isn’t that what Washington does best?

virgo on August 21, 2013 at 12:37 AM

This guy is just unbelievable.

The ’72 Dolphins? Really? Is he just going through his secret fan diary and inviting all his faves?

I’d cut him more slack if he hosted them on vacation, held a charity golf tournament or something. Oops, he’d have to let us see him swing. We’ve seen him throw a baseball and ride a bike like a girl. I’m betting he doesn’t play golf like Nancy Lopez, either.

But OF COURSE Obama says, “Redskins,” because that is the name of the team. Just because the handful of hand-wringing liberals who periodically try to shame the NFL into abandoning it have access to mass media doesn’t change the fact they are an infintesimal minority that nobody cares about.

Adjoran on August 21, 2013 at 12:46 AM

Egypt burns and Obama jerks off.

profitsbeard on August 21, 2013 at 2:17 AM

“R-word”. At first I thought he was making fun about the Special Olympics again. Then I remembered that this must be about the Redskins. So he still kinda makes fun of the Special Olympics…

Valkyriepundit on August 21, 2013 at 3:17 AM

Then I remembered that this must be about the Redskins. So he still kinda makes fun of the Special Olympics…

Valkyriepundit on August 21, 2013 at 3:17 AM

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Oh, look, a Dallas fan.

ExpressoBold on August 21, 2013 at 7:43 AM

Obama bumbles along every day of his life. He is a living, Marxist nightmare. Then you wake up and remember he is our president. OMG.

I know everything he does has purpose to take down or to enhance his own overblown ego. He had to think long and hard about this one. Nixon was President and this was a mighty blow to the Washington Redskins at the time. Make no mistake this gesture of his had many reasons. The biggest one was to diss the Redskins. The Redskins are the only thing in DC that both Dems and Pubbies love. It brings the city and the surrounding areas together. It’s the only thing we have that does that. In a highly divisive political town he pushed the right button for him. It looks like the ‘Skins could possibly have a good team…….finally. He’s in there planting the seeds of division in football. What a…………(You fill in the blank) More of the Limbaugh Therom. None of this stuff gets on him.

BetseyRoss on August 21, 2013 at 8:34 AM

8/31/1972. skins BEAT the fins in the last pre-season game. the last “game” the fish lost that year. little trivia. sat in the endzone with my dad. i dont know who sucks more: the cowboys or obama.

t8stlikchkn on August 21, 2013 at 9:08 AM

i dont know who sucks more: the cowboys or obama.

t8stlikchkn on August 21, 2013 at 9:08 AM

Easy answer-Obama

jazzuscounty on August 21, 2013 at 9:24 AM

As a partial Native American(Cherokee) we like feathers and beads and stuff.

So no bird names either. It’s highly offensive.

wolly4321 on August 20, 2013 at 8:52 PM

Maybe our partial Native American Cherokee Senator Elizabeth Warren has become a blonde blue-eyed Redskins fan, since moving away from Patriots country.

But in deference to our feathered friends, the Seattle S-words, Philadelphia E-words, Arizona C-words, and Atlanta F-words need to change their names.

As well as a few baseball teams: Baltimore O-words, St. Louis C-words, and the Toronto BJ’s.

Steve Z on August 21, 2013 at 10:00 AM

As a 1/32 Chippewa descendent I’m offended by this and I deserve lots of pity and attention.

CrustyB on August 21, 2013 at 10:55 AM

Maybe I’m just a cranky old guy, but I am sick and tired of the attempts of writers to be cute and politically correct with the”-word” device. The R-word, the C-word, the N-word, the I-word, etc. It’s extremely childish. Lets use real English and real words. If you can’t state the word, perhaps you shouldn’t write about it.

rjh on August 21, 2013 at 11:21 AM

Langer, Manny Fernandez, and Bob Kuechenberg refused to go. They have my admiration.
John Deaux on August 20, 2013 at 8:13 PM

I’m sure the Leftosphere will hint that they must have sustained brain injuries.

ziggyville on August 21, 2013 at 11:22 AM

By the way, what’s this guy doing hosting a team that won the Super Bowl 40 years ago

Hey! I watched that game. Lost my hard earned Uncle Army paycheck on it. Who you calling a geezer?

Limerick on August 21, 2013 at 2:37 PM

PROPOSAL FOR MANDATORY MUST-PASS TEST BEFORE GRADUATION FROM GRADE SCHOOL:

The student must recite:

“Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.”

The student must then demonstrate an ability to have an extended debate on a serious subject with a randomly chosen person without “being offended”.

landlines on August 21, 2013 at 3:48 PM