Question for Al Sharpton: If Donald Sterling is banned from the NBA for racism, shouldn’t you be banned from TV?

posted at 6:01 pm on May 22, 2014 by Allahpundit

Via the Daily Surge, which has a longer list of racially charged Sharpton bon mots from over the years than Jason Mattera is able to get to in the clip. Love him or hate him, you should respect the reverend for his achievement: It’s a rare man who begins his “career” pushing phony racial scandals and inciting violence against Jews and ends up hosting the president of the United States at rallies. How many among us have the political savvy to rebound from saying things like “If the Jews want to get it on, tell them to pin their yarmulkes back and come over to my house” to participating semi-seriously in Democratic presidential debates? The guy’s been sufficiently rehabilitated that he now has his very own show every night at 6 p.m. on America’s “progressive” cable news network despite the fact that he palpably doesn’t prepare beforehand at all. And by “rehabilitated,” I mean that his many sins are politely tolerated by liberal power-brokers in the name of keeping him inside the tent pissing out instead of outside the tent pissing in.

People keep telling me the race card is maxed out. He’s managed his line of credit pretty well, though, no?


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What? Nobody has the testicular fortitude to ban a commie African American like Sharpton.

oscarwilde on May 22, 2014 at 6:06 PM

Sharpton should be banned from the human race. Oh, wait, That’s raaaacist!

vnvet on May 22, 2014 at 6:07 PM

I’ll vote in favor of banning him. But as I have directv, I can customize my channels list. MSNBC didn’t make the cut.

rbj on May 22, 2014 at 6:08 PM

Hah, how superb!

Schadenfreude on May 22, 2014 at 6:09 PM

Jason Mattera, more please, really press this.

Bmore on May 22, 2014 at 6:10 PM

Didn’t you get the memo? Only whites can be racists.

albill on May 22, 2014 at 6:11 PM

Hah, poor Socrates :)

“You still can’t speak any language, Al” — Socrates

Schadenfreude on May 22, 2014 at 6:12 PM

Why play the race card?

libfreeordie on May 4, 2014 at 11:40 PM

Schadenfreude on May 22, 2014 at 6:13 PM

continualy harping on ‘scary’ boogie men the rightwing has built up like al sharpton just makes you guys look desperate. don’t you have anything else you can be convincing voters with other than fear? don’t you have any policies? plans? promises? catchy tunes? colorful posters? cute gifs? nope. all you got is screaming ‘scary black man! scary black man!’ with your hairs on fire.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 22, 2014 at 6:13 PM

There is nothing much rare about a Democrat starting his career as a scumbag criminal then becoming rich and famous. In fact, it pretty much a prerequisite.

Warner Todd Huston on May 22, 2014 at 6:13 PM

God, please punish all the race-hacksters, harshly.

Schadenfreude on May 22, 2014 at 6:14 PM

God, please punish all the race-hacksters, harshly.

Schadenfreude on May 22, 2014 at 6:14 PM

Amen!

bazil9 on May 22, 2014 at 6:14 PM

Awesome. Mattera rules. I never met the guy, but I bet he’d be a blast to throw down some beers with. No fear.

WhatSlushfund on May 22, 2014 at 6:16 PM

AP doesn’t understand that, by definition, blacks can’t be racist.

Shame on him.

bobs1196 on May 22, 2014 at 6:18 PM

“People keep telling me the race card is maxed out”

au contraire mon frere

bazil9 on May 22, 2014 at 6:20 PM

Don’t confuse Sharpton with questions like this – after all, syphilis has a way of addling the brain.

karra on May 22, 2014 at 6:21 PM

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 22, 2014 at 6:13 PM

Not true, Jason isn’t a scary black man. Plus its Whigs on fire.

Bmore on May 22, 2014 at 6:22 PM

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 22, 2014 at 6:13 PM

speak from the orifice harry reid last f*’d you in.

dmacleo on May 22, 2014 at 6:27 PM

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 22, 2014 at 6:13 PM

Your post lacked upper case letters, a prime indicator of racism. Another clear case of the pot calling the kettle African.

spiritof61 on May 22, 2014 at 6:28 PM

LOL.

Al “dem white mens done rape her” Sharpton is a member of the protected class.

Pork-Chop on May 22, 2014 at 6:28 PM

Please, can we get smarter trolls? Or at least some that are mildly entertaining? These are terrible.

Midas on May 22, 2014 at 6:30 PM

Please, please don’t take him off the air. Let him continue to make an ass of himself on MSNBC and elsewhere.

SC.Charlie on May 22, 2014 at 6:30 PM

Sharpie hates white people and Jews, and in Barry’s America that’s quite acceptable.

slickwillie2001 on May 22, 2014 at 6:32 PM

I’ll say this Al. He’s ever a great source of comedic relief and living proof that blacks can, indeed, be raaaaacists.

vnvet on May 22, 2014 at 6:32 PM

Sharpton should be banned by who?
What kind of a communist question is this?

weedisgood on May 22, 2014 at 6:32 PM

Real Talk snitches get stitches you know what I’m saying

Murphy9 on May 22, 2014 at 6:33 PM

I think the proper term for Sharpton is …..SCHMUCK

Tater Salad on May 22, 2014 at 6:34 PM

How can any of you fall for ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch?

You’re being koched.

Schadenfreude on May 22, 2014 at 6:35 PM

The “protected class” a/k/a the perpetually aggrieved class, a/k/a race p*mp extraordinaire.

Loser wearing an Armani suit. He’s keeping the Blacks on HIS Plantation.

/His head is looking a LOT bigger than his little tiny body these days. Kinda like Obama.

Key West Reader on May 22, 2014 at 6:35 PM

Sharpton should be banned by who?
What kind of a communist question is this?

weedisgood on May 22, 2014 at 6:32 PM

By the stupid viewers, duhhhh

Choomerica, Choomerica,
God wasted his grace on thee,
And crown thy good with evilhood
From race to shining sea.

Schadenfreude on May 22, 2014 at 6:36 PM

don’t you have anything else you can be convincing voters with other than fear?

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 22, 2014 at 6:13 PM

Smart Privilege is all we need.

MichaelGabriel on May 22, 2014 at 6:36 PM

I think the proper term for Sharpton is …..SCHMUCK

Tater Salad on May 22, 2014 at 6:34 PM

Racist. Race P*imp. Race Hus*tler, Race Baiter, Race Huckster.

The only qualification he has to be on the national stage is his Racism and his Skin Color.

Rainbow Coalition

Key West Reader on May 22, 2014 at 6:37 PM

Sharpton should be banned by whowhom?
What kind of a Ifailed4thgradegrammar communist question is this?

weedisgood on May 22, 2014 at 6:32 PM

Dolce Far Niente on May 22, 2014 at 6:39 PM

Sharpton Sterling should be banned by who?
What kind of a communist question is this?

weedisgood on May 22, 2014 at 6:32 PM

FIFY

pambi on May 22, 2014 at 6:40 PM

How can any of you fall for ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch?

You’re being koched.

Schadenfreude on May 22, 2014 at 6:35 PM

All I know is that this squeaky toy of Allah’s cat is rather annoying.

Bitter Clinger on May 22, 2014 at 6:40 PM

Wow.

This is Al Sharpton’s greatest hits. What a racist.

Key West Reader on May 22, 2014 at 6:40 PM

Gee Al, I think the “Greek homos” might like to have a word with you.

“White folks was [sic] in caves while we was building empires…. We taught philosophy and astrology and mathematics before Socrates and them Greek homos ever got around to it.”

Happy Nomad on May 22, 2014 at 6:41 PM

Chicken Fried Universe with China Men

Al Sharpton

Key West Reader on May 22, 2014 at 6:42 PM

All I know is that this squeaky toy of Allah’s cat is rather annoying.

Bitter Clinger on May 22, 2014 at 6:40 PM

It has a brother, dale1, and both are spellcheckerless, amusing themselves with pre-packaged leftist templates:

one for race
another for obama’care’
another for the VA scandal
another for Benghazi

Schadenfreude on May 22, 2014 at 6:43 PM

WHO is Al Sharpton?

If you have 10 minutes, it’ll be time well spent. He was a born performer…

Key West Reader on May 22, 2014 at 6:44 PM

I love it when the Guinea worms are mocked.

Schadenfreude on May 22, 2014 at 6:44 PM

Real Talk snitches get stitches you know what I’m saying – Murphy9 on May 22, 2014 at 6:33 PM

Geez, we can agree on something.

SC.Charlie on May 22, 2014 at 6:47 PM

don’t you have anything else you can be convincing voters with other than fear?

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 22, 2014 at 6:13 PM

You mean like fear of the Koch brothers?

ddrintn on May 22, 2014 at 6:58 PM

Sharpton should be banned by who?
What kind of a communist question is this?

weedisgood on May 22, 2014 at 6:32 PM

Sterling was censured by the general (well, the vocal) public for making objectionable comments about a particular group of human beings, and punished according to the rules of the commercial organization of which he was member (pending the verdict of the lawsuits to come).

That is all subsumed by the shorter “banned”.

Sharpton should be censured by the general public for doing the same thing (although targeting different groups than Sterling did), and should be punished accordingly, if the commercial organization of which he is a member had any decency or principles.

That is what “banning” means in this context.

However, since conservatives should not engage in the practice of degrading the meaning of words, perhaps we should reserve “ban” for the actions of government (typically communist, but not uniquely so: the ultra-democratic Greeks also indulged), and use “shun” for community reprisals against reprehensible behavior.

Happy now?

PS The NBA actually did ban Sterling from their organization, not just shun him. So, is that a government or a community action?
Or, just maybe, entities other than governments can ban people, without even being communist.

AesopFan on May 22, 2014 at 6:58 PM

God, please punish all the race-hacksters, harshly.

Schadenfreude on May 22, 2014 at 6:14 PM

Does Libby Freordie love this guy as much or more than Elizabeth Warren? Peas in a pod? Inquiring minds …

Chuck Ef on May 22, 2014 at 8:13 PM

“Doesn’t that take some serious balls on your end?”

No. If you have the right skin color and ally yourself with the left you can easily get away with saying almost anything.

There are no consequences.

When there is a potentially huge upside and no downside WTH do you think will happen?

And when you have people like Lowry saying sh!t like this… “Al Sharpton finally got one right”… WTH do you expect?

farsighted on May 22, 2014 at 8:13 PM

People keep telling me the race card is maxed out.

Yeah, like all Big Lies eventually get maxed out, right?

farsighted on May 22, 2014 at 8:18 PM

AesopFan on May 22, 2014 at 6:58 PM

Smack!
An instant classic.

JusDreamin on May 22, 2014 at 8:20 PM

ThisIsYourBrainOnSoros on May 22, 2014 at 6:13 PM

Is this idiotic clown another sock puppet?

farsighted on May 22, 2014 at 8:28 PM

continualy harping on ‘scary’ boogie men the rightwing has built up like al sharpton just makes you guys look desperate. …

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 22, 2014 at 6:13 PM

It hates it when the hypocrisy of the left is pointed out.
Plus:
continualy continually

JusDreamin on May 22, 2014 at 8:29 PM

don’t you have anything else you can be convincing voters with other than fear?

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 22, 2014 at 6:13 PM

You mean like fear of the Koch brothers?

ddrintn on May 22, 2014 at 6:58 PM

The irony is as thick as the troll is. Bet it’s too stupid to get it.

farsighted on May 22, 2014 at 8:31 PM

For the US Left the Koch Bothers = Emmanuel Goldstein.

Let today’s Two Minute Hate begin, led today by the Senate Majority Leader.

That’s the kind of country we now live in.

farsighted on May 22, 2014 at 8:35 PM

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch ThisIsYourBrainWhenYouHaveShitForBrains

FIFY.

xblade on May 22, 2014 at 8:45 PM

How did Al lose so much weight over the years? Does he have cancer?

Ruckus_Tom on May 22, 2014 at 8:50 PM

in that regard, he’s alot like John Dillinger.

“Why do you preach racism all the time?”

“Cuz thats where the money is”

BobMbx on May 22, 2014 at 8:50 PM

I mean that his many sins are politely tolerated by liberal power-brokers in the name of keeping him inside the tent pissing out instead of outside the tent pissing in

…he should be HAVING to sit down…every time he pisses!

KOOLAID2 on May 22, 2014 at 9:27 PM

Gag!

I can’t stand this pencil neck. He has the head of a man attached to a stick. He looks like he’s in the last stage of AIDS. At least.

avagreen on May 22, 2014 at 10:00 PM

You know what the saddest thing about this is? The fact that after years it takes someone like Jason to FINALLY confront Al on his own past. The media wont do it. The President doesnt do it. No one has as far as I know. They give him a microphone, tv show, a platform yet never take him to task for his own racism. His own abuse of the race card and how he literally has ruined people’s lives doing what he does.

bucsox79 on May 22, 2014 at 10:19 PM

Still though, a handsome lad

kenny on May 22, 2014 at 10:28 PM

The guy with an oxymoron for a last name.

Shy Guy on May 22, 2014 at 11:47 PM


Question for Al Sharpton: If Donald Sterling is banned from the NBA for racism, shouldn’t you be banned from TV?

No! Because Conservatives pose the question from safe havens like this blog instead of having the balls to confront him face to face.

No Chop Charlie on May 23, 2014 at 12:34 AM

If a black person ever calls you a “cracker” just remember he/she is insulting themselves. A “cracker” refers to the whites who would “crack” the whip on the slaves in the fields. So basically they are just saying you have power over them.

The Notorious G.O.P on May 23, 2014 at 1:21 AM

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch, Sharpton is not only a repellent racist anti-Semitic hatemonger but he has incited more murders than Charles Manson.

Glad to see the mask is off and that you are acknowledging you are jim-dandy with the lynching of innocent Jews which was incited by Sharpton. Just like libfree and verbaldouche.

FOAF on May 23, 2014 at 2:15 AM

“Conservatives pose the question from safe havens like this blog instead of having the balls to confront him face to face.”

I’d love to confront that bast*rd face to face. But I didn’t get invited to a dinner in his honor like your man Obama.

FOAF on May 23, 2014 at 2:17 AM

….for racism, shouldn’t you be banned from TV?

What about for snitching, ratting out, squealing. being a stoolie ?

This stuff is VERY SERIOUS in the hood….where Al doesn’t go anymore….

BigSven on May 23, 2014 at 6:25 AM

continualy harping on ‘scary’ boogie men the rightwing has built up like al sharpton just makes you guys look desperate. don’t you have anything else you can be convincing voters with other than fear? don’t you have any policies? plans? promises? catchy tunes? colorful posters? cute gifs? nope. all you got is screaming ‘scary black man! scary black man!’ with your hairs on fire.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on May 22, 2014 at 6:13 PM

Ok, I’ll bite.

Are you suggesting that the things al is recorded saying, on video, aren’t racist?

Are you perhaps suggesting that because you believe that a black person is incapable of racism?

If so, do you realize that such a belief is, by it’s very definition, racist?

Or perhaps your view of what sterling said has “colored” your view, and you find sterling much more “scary” than sharpton?

Why do you hate white people?

runawayyyy on May 23, 2014 at 8:53 AM