Democrats introduce exciting new meme to celebrate Obama doing nothing to fix the VA

posted at 1:21 pm on May 23, 2014 by Allahpundit

What am I missing here? There must be some inside joke or allusion I’m not getting that explains why you’d introduce this slogan during the one week more than any other of his presidency that illustrates what a terrible, disengaged manager he is. It’d be like the RNC rolling out a “Prosperity” bumper sticker the week of the financial crash in 2008.

So, obviously, it refers to something else. But … what?

The NRCC corrected them:

And then Democrats … doubled down:

Is he going to wear those shades to the funerals of vets who died while waiting for care? Which Democrat, at this point, wants a bumper sticker touting this guy’s administrative skills? Hello?

Update: Jon Gabriel on the sticker: “Comes standard on every recalled GM vehicle.”


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ClassicCon on May 23, 2014 at 10:40 PM

 
That’s nice. Again it’s the kind of attitude that is great to have. About 9 years ago I drove through Alabama. I had the same great attitude you have then before I drove through Alabama. And then I made a few stops in Alabama. Every stop I made, I was reminded of how black I was. Alabama Was the university I never thought I would go to, and I went through that course in 1 day. I have never been stared at so much in my life. My husband is white so maybe it was him being with me. people were literally standing around our car staring at us. Everywhere. I am pretty, but I am not that damn beautiful. When I went to the convenience store people were looking at me as if I was about to steal their kids. lol
 
Ok, imagine those Steven King movies when the stranger comes to town and everybody is wondering what that person is doing in this town before they off that person off. Yeah I felt like I was in a Steven king novel. The whole state of Alabama was a freaky novel. Maybe I hit all the rough patches at once. lol But I was reminding of my blackness in the state of Alabama. So I make it a point to teach my not white looking child, that even though she her siblings are both from my vajayjay, she will always get the looks the others don’t get in Alabama. And I explain the history as to why that is. I am just being honest with my child.
 
coolrepublica on May 23, 2014 at 11:09 PM

 
I wouldn’t dare suggest your experiences didn’t happen or that you were imagining things simply because you wanted/needed them so badly, but I will point out that 25% of Alabama is black (vs 13% nationally) and I’m doubting you were a particularly unusual sight. Especially in the cities like Birmingham (70%+ black) or Montgomery (50%+). Since you decided you’d mention U of A specifically: Tuscaloosa County is 30% black, Tuscaloosa proper was 40%+ black when you say you visited, and UA’s population mimics the national numbers at 12%.
 
Maybe it was something else? Perhaps folks were just waiting for y’all to respond when they tried to be friendly and said hello. Southerners are weird that way.
 
Regardless, I’d ask you to look more thoughtfully at the scenario. Perhaps you will find there is another explanation if you can narrow your specific experience down a bit more. Think back and see if you can possibly pinpoint some other single variable you know for sure was involved each time you met all of the different people that made you feel like you were in a freaky novel. If you do that I suspect you’ll discover that you had one common and distinct thread tying your experience together, and that’s more likely your root of your Alabama experience.

rogerb on May 24, 2014 at 6:35 AM

Who is the President??

Oh, yeah, I think I heard about some a-hole called Obama or something on the news.

Sherman1864 on May 24, 2014 at 6:44 AM

Now I will go back to my anime porn if you don’t mind. That Sh!t ain’t going to watch itself.

coolrepublica on May 23, 2014 at 6:05 PM


A Selfie-Taking, Hashtagging Teenage Administration
The Obama crowd too often responds to critics and to world affairs like self-absorbed adolescents.

itsspideyman on May 24, 2014 at 7:03 AM

coolrepublica on May 23, 2014 at 11:09 PM

Personally,

I don’t believe anything you say you are here. You’ve already have your high school answers to so many posts.

itsspideyman on May 24, 2014 at 7:04 AM

Like an Azz or Hot For Donkey

That works.

Key West Reader on May 24, 2014 at 7:47 AM

coolrepublica on May 23, 2014 at 11:09 PM

 
Personally,
 
I don’t believe anything you say you are here. You’ve already have your high school answers to so many posts.
 
itsspideyman on May 24, 2014 at 7:04 AM

 
I suspect you can say libfreeordie if it makes it any easier.

rogerb on May 24, 2014 at 8:06 AM

Either Coolrepublica made this story up or she went thru town when they were all having a zombie convention. I’ve driven thru AL and my bro used to live in Dothan. First time we went to B’ham for the SEC Championship, we had BBQ at a black church down town. They were great and friendly folks and boy, could they cook. It was like stepping back in time when everyone was friendly to each other, before the national media and dems screwed everything up with calling everyone racist. We were doing just fine getting along and I’ll bet it just wasn’t in the South before Oblamo came along.

Kissmygrits on May 24, 2014 at 8:43 AM

Now, where were we? Oh, yeah, some dumb bumper stickers the Ds want us to vote on. How lame. They’ve totally run out of ideas.

Kissmygrits on May 24, 2014 at 8:45 AM

And then I made a few stops in Alabama. Every stop I made, I was reminded of how black I was. Alabama Was the university I never thought I would go to, and I went through that course in 1 day. I have never been stared at so much in my life. My husband is white so maybe it was him being with me. people were literally standing around our car staring at us. Everywhere. I am pretty, but I am not that damn beautiful. …..

coolrepublica on May 23, 2014 at 11:09 PM

Ever seen “Hot in Cleveland?”

Different ‘good looks’ can be considered better or worse in different parts of the country. It could be you looked like something they only see on tv, but right there in their own town (“Is that Halle Berry?” One kid whispers to another, eyes round as saucers).

fadetogray on May 24, 2014 at 8:51 AM

Either Coolrepublica made this story up or she went thru town when they were all having a zombie convention. I’ve driven thru AL and my bro used to live in Dothan. First time we went to B’ham for the SEC Championship, we had BBQ at a black church down town. They were great and friendly folks and boy, could they cook. It was like stepping back in time when everyone was friendly to each other, before the national media and dems screwed everything up with calling everyone racist. We were doing just fine getting along and I’ll bet it just wasn’t in the South before Oblamo came along.

Kissmygrits on May 24, 2014 at 8:43 AM

Why would I make up a story about Alabama. I drove through a dozen states, but Alabama is the only place I got stared out with such vigor. It happened. I was just driving through the state. that is the only thing I remember about Alabama. Being stared at.

Maybe I will go back a decade later and see if the staring is less intense. Maybe interracial couples are very common now, and we wont get treated like an oddity. Maybe I will go inside a convenience store and people won’t act as if I am about to steal the store. These are all things I am now curious to see if they have changed, in a positive direction. People change and I am willing to assume that Alabama has changed a lot in a good way.

coolrepublica on May 24, 2014 at 9:11 AM

coolrepublica on May 23, 2014 at 11:09 PM

Ever seen “Hot in Cleveland?”

Different ‘good looks’ can be considered better or worse in different parts of the country. It could be you looked like something they only see on tv, but right there in their own town (“Is that Halle Berry?” One kid whispers to another, eyes round as saucers).

fadetogray on May 24, 2014 at 8:51 AM

First laugh of the day. Lol

That was the best spin I have heard on my Alabama experience. If I go back to Alabama I will bring autograph pictures. Lol

coolrepublica on May 24, 2014 at 9:15 AM

I don’t know if it bothers you or not. It’s just an accurate descriptor.

blink on May 24, 2014 at 9:01 AM

Good morning blink! How’s your head? Are you recouping ok?

coolrepublica on May 24, 2014 at 9:17 AM

coolrepublica on May 23, 2014 at 11:09 PM

That is a 100% lie. In fact you are totally making this up.

ClassicCon on May 24, 2014 at 2:38 AM

Yes, it’s a lie…but not a surprising lie.

While Democrats love to believe that they are without a doubt the least prejudiced among us and also just love to profess their respect for the worth and dignity of every person- blah, blah, BS blah -too many of them are some of the most outward bigots you could ever possibly meet. White Southerners, evangelicals and Texans are high on the list of completely acceptable bigotries. They have plenty of tolerance for hatred…as long as it’s their own.

lynncgb on May 24, 2014 at 9:20 AM

That is a 100% lie. In fact you are totally making this up.

ClassicCon on May 24, 2014 at 2:38 AM

Yes, it’s a lie…but not a surprising lie.

While Democrats love to believe that they are without a doubt the least prejudiced among us and also just love to profess their respect for the worth and dignity of every person- blah, blah, BS blah -too many of them are some of the most outward bigots you could ever possibly meet. White Southerners, evangelicals and Texans are high on the list of completely acceptable bigotries. They have plenty of tolerance for hatred…as long as it’s their own.

lynncgb on May 24, 2014 at 9:20 AM

I am guessing that one of you is from Alabama.

coolrepublica on May 24, 2014 at 9:27 AM

Went to Alabama with a black co-worker for business..
Gay to boot. No problem.

Find CR’s story odd.

bazil9 on May 24, 2014 at 9:32 AM

Alabama has plenty of blacks and interracial couples, so that alone is unlikely to be a strange sight for anyone there. The “You’re not from around here, are you?” look is one I’ve received as a white, gay man when traveling through the deep south. It probably was my choice of clothes that led to those stares. No biggie.

DisneyFan on May 24, 2014 at 9:35 AM

Raise your hand if you would cross the street if you saw a white guy, his head shaved, with tattoos walking toward you in the street.

coolrepublica on May 24, 2014 at 9:37 AM

Wrong thread.lol

coolrepublica on May 24, 2014 at 9:38 AM

I call total BS on the “people were literally standing around our car staring at us” part. I can believe that you got a few stares if you looked like you weren’t from around there, but come on.

DisneyFan on May 24, 2014 at 9:46 AM

It probably was my choice of clothes that led to those stares.

DisneyFan on May 24, 2014 at 9:35 AM

lol…what were you wearing?

bazil9 on May 24, 2014 at 9:48 AM

I am guessing that one of you is from Alabama.

coolrepublica on May 24, 2014 at 9:27 AM

Not me. I just call out bigotry wherever I see it. And it’s overly obvious that white Southerners are hated by Democrats just for being white Southerners. Southerners are inevitably labeled as yokels, hillbillies, rednecks and Bubbas. All to help Democrats believe they are smarter and convince everyone else they are more “advanced”. It never surprises me when I hear a Northern liberal disparage the South. To hear them talk you would think half the south is mentally retarded.
Are all Americans equal? Democrats want to check out your accent first.

lynncgb on May 24, 2014 at 9:50 AM

lynncgb on May 24, 2014 at 9:50 AM

Just wanted to say that I have enjoyed your posts for some time.
Never had the occasion to tell you.

bazil9 on May 24, 2014 at 9:52 AM

Just wanted to say that I have enjoyed your posts for some time.
Never had the occasion to tell you.

bazil9 on May 24, 2014 at 9:52 AM

Thank you. I’ve always read and enjoyed your posts too.
You are a kind and wonderful lady b9.

lynncgb on May 24, 2014 at 9:59 AM

I am guessing that one of you is from Alabama.

coolrepublica on May 24, 2014 at 9:27 AM

Why, because your posts sound like such an obvious lie?

itsspideyman on May 24, 2014 at 10:03 AM

Wasn’t “Bossy” banned by the Left?

They can’t even keep track of their own memes…..

ProfShadow on May 24, 2014 at 10:06 AM

lynncgb on May 24, 2014 at 9:59 AM

Your welcome.

Why thank you! :)

bazil9 on May 24, 2014 at 10:06 AM

Good morning blink! How’s your head? Are you recouping ok?

coolrepublica on May 24, 2014 at 9:17 AM

You really need to stop trying to come off as intelligent. “re-couping” would mean recovering a monetary loss. I suspect you are sophomorically asking him that same tired question you are never going to get an answer for, “are you recuperating from your head injury?”

Judge_Dredd on May 24, 2014 at 10:17 AM

They were staring at the I LOVE COMMUNISM bumper sticker on coolrepublica’s car.

blink on May 24, 2014 at 10:17 AM

lol

bazil9 on May 24, 2014 at 10:20 AM

Regardless, I’d ask you to look more thoughtfully at the scenario. Perhaps you will find there is another explanation if you can narrow your specific experience down a bit more. Think back and see if you can possibly pinpoint some other single variable you know for sure was involved each time you met all of the different people that made you feel like you were in a freaky novel. If you do that I suspect you’ll discover that you had one common and distinct thread tying your experience together, and that’s more likely your root of your Alabama experience.

rogerb on May 24, 2014 at 6:35 AM

The “single variable” is out-of-state license plates in a small town. Works every time.

mad scientist on May 24, 2014 at 10:26 AM

coolrepublica on May 23, 2014 at 11:09 PM

With all due respect, I honestly believe you are either making that up out of whole cloth, or your own preconceived notions led you to imagine something that simply wasn’t happening.

Midas on May 24, 2014 at 10:52 AM

I am guessing that one of you is from Alabama.

coolrepublica on May 24, 2014 at 9:27 AM

Since you apparently missed it I am repeating this post. You have mental issues and are the same type of person who fabricates “hate” crimes to live out your victim fantasy. Of course you driving through the state would know more about that state than those of us who have lived here for decades.

That is a 100% lie. In fact you are totally making this up. I live and work in Alabama though originally from Florida. I bet the black population in our cities dwarves whatever ever state you call home.

Whites and blacks work and live together all over this state and mixed race couples are nothing new. In fact I work with one…every day.

So your fairy tale about Alabama is just that. Something you need to be so true that you manufacture negative experiences to justify your own hatred. And you want to indoctrinate you kids to label every perceived slight as racially motivated which in my experience is what many black families do.

So you are another race consumed black individual. Sad to hear.

ClassicCon on May 24, 2014 at 2:38 AM

ClassicCon on May 24, 2014 at 11:27 AM

So I make it a point to teach my not white looking child, that even though she her siblings are both from my vajayjay, she will always get the looks the others don’t get in Alabama. And I explain the history as to why that is. I am just being honest with my child.
 
coolrepublica on May 23, 2014 at 11:09 PM

 

Raise your hand if you would cross the street if you saw a white guy, his head shaved, with tattoos walking toward you in the street.
 
coolrepublica on May 24, 2014 at 9:37 AM

 
Wrong thread.lol
 
coolrepublica on May 24, 2014 at 9:38 AM

 
No, you actually accidentally brought up a really good point, and it’s always neat when these happen (which is often, btw, and is probably the curse of having different standards for different people).
 
I’m guessing you believe it’s wrong for parents to be honest with their children and caution them about looks from black men in hoodies and the history of why that is, correct?

rogerb on May 24, 2014 at 11:55 AM

Prog Newspeak is often Contraspeak. So when Obama’s under attack for weakness, rather than defend against that charge they assert he’s a strong leader. Best defense is strong offense. They know it; we don’t.

petefrt on May 24, 2014 at 12:11 PM

CR, you need to know that imagination is the last refuge of a sick mind.

philoise65 on May 24, 2014 at 12:40 PM

About 9 years ago I drove through Alabama.

coolrepublica on May 23, 2014 at 11:09 PM

LOL, this thread is still going?

My guess is that you’re simply making this up. No intelligent person would stereotype an entire state based upon anecdotal evidence from a single trip through a portion of that state nearly a decade ago.

Now had you based your observations on actually having lived for several years in Alabama and experiencing the treatment you described, we might stop laughing at you. But having people “look” at you doesn’t mean they are racists, unless you view everything through a racial prism.

And since you’re a Democrat, that’s exactly what you’ve been doing your entire life. You view everything through a racial prism.

Also curious is that you single out Alabama. The states on either side have nearly identical percentages of whites and blacks; were you also stared at when you visited those states?

F-

Del Dolemonte on May 24, 2014 at 1:05 PM

With all due respect, I honestly believe you are either making that up out of whole cloth, or your own preconceived notions led you to imagine something that simply wasn’t happening.

Midas on May 24, 2014 at 10:52 AM

Fine! believe what you want. Obviously it was a decade ago and since then Alabama has obviously evolved into a model for race relation and tolerance. Since I don’t live there, I am going to have to take the words of people who live there that blacks and whites hold hands and sing kumbayas together in Alabama.

I want to say again I drove through Alabama I did not have dinner at anyone’s house.

coolrepublica on May 24, 2014 at 2:16 PM

I’m too lazy to read all that. Did anyone say “Like a liberal token”?

S. D. on May 24, 2014 at 2:55 PM

So I make it a point to teach my not white looking child, that even though she her siblings are both from my vajayjay, she will always get the looks the others don’t get in Alabama. And I explain the history as to why that is. I am just being honest with my child.
 
coolrepublica on May 23, 2014 at 11:09 PM

 
No, you actually accidentally brought up a really good point, and it’s always neat when these happen (which is often, btw, and is probably the curse of having different standards for different people).
 
I’m guessing you believe it’s wrong for parents to be honest with their children and caution them about looks from black men in hoodies and the history of why that is, correct?
 
rogerb on May 24, 2014 at 11:55 AM

 
coolrepublica?

rogerb on May 24, 2014 at 2:58 PM

coolrepublica?

rogerb on May 24, 2014 at 2:58 PM

I didn’t even about this idea that hoodies were bad until this whole Zimmerman saga went down.

My children are thought to always be on the lookout not just for strangers, but for people they know. Trust people who give you a reason to trust them.

My oldest daughter locks her side of the car no matter if she is in the richest, whitest, and safest neighborhood as she does in the ghetto. lol So she is an equal opportunity offender.

I have few prejudices.I feel BMW and Audi drivers are total road a$$holes. Other than that I am cool.

coolrepublica on May 24, 2014 at 4:21 PM

Thanks. Now, about the actual question
 

So I make it a point to teach my not white looking child, that even though she her siblings are both from my vajayjay, she will always get the looks the others don’t get in Alabama. And I explain the history as to why that is. I am just being honest with my child.
 
coolrepublica on May 23, 2014 at 11:09 PM

 
I’m guessing you believe it’s wrong for parents to be honest with their children and caution them about looks from black men in hoodies and the history of why that is, correct?
 
rogerb on May 24, 2014 at 11:55 AM

 
I’m guessing you believe it’s wrong for parents to be honest with their children and caution them about looks from black men in hoodies (or not) and the history of why that is, correct?

rogerb on May 24, 2014 at 4:48 PM

I’m guessing you believe it’s wrong for parents to be honest with their children and caution them about looks from black men in hoodies (or not) and the history of why that is, correct?

rogerb on May 24, 2014 at 4:48 PM

Tell your children whatever you want. lol

So are they just supposed to look at for black men in hoodies or black men period. how about if it’s in the winter. Can a black guy wear his hoodie during winter without frightening the children?

coolrepublica on May 24, 2014 at 5:06 PM

Lol, rogerb. Lol. Always remember Lol.

Judge_Dredd on May 24, 2014 at 6:46 PM

So I make it a point to teach my not white looking child, that even though she her siblings are both from my vajayjay, she will always get the looks the others don’t get in Alabama. And I explain the history as to why that is. I am just being honest with my child.
 
coolrepublica on May 23, 2014 at 11:09 PM

 
I’m guessing you believe it’s wrong for parents to be honest with their children and caution them about looks from black men in hoodies (or not) and the history of why that is, correct?
 
rogerb on May 24, 2014 at 4:48 PM

 
Tell your children whatever you want. lol
 
So are they just supposed to look at for black men in hoodies or black men period. how about if it’s in the winter. Can a black guy wear his hoodie during winter without frightening the children?
 
coolrepublica on May 24, 2014 at 5:06 PM

 
Thanks. Now, about the actual question
 

I’m guessing you believe it’s wrong for parents to be honest with their children and caution them about looks from black men in hoodies (or not) and the history of why that is, correct?
 
rogerb on May 24, 2014 at 4:48 PM

 
Hint: It’s a simple yes or no response.

rogerb on May 24, 2014 at 6:51 PM

Benito Mussollini has “Il Duce”, and Barrack Obama has “like a Boss”.

It makes perfect sense.

flyovermark on May 25, 2014 at 11:25 AM

my version of the meme

this is gonna be fun :)

McNinja on May 25, 2014 at 7:18 PM

I want to say again I drove through Alabama I did not have dinner at anyone’s house.

coolrepublica on May 24, 2014 at 2:16 PM

You said you drove through a dozen states on this trip. Was Alabama the only state on this trip that fell south of the Mason-Dixon line?

The Schaef on May 27, 2014 at 9:29 AM

You said you drove through a dozen states on this trip. Was Alabama the only state on this trip that fell south of the Mason-Dixon line?

The Schaef on May 27, 2014 at 9:29 AM

you are one lucky person. I just got a link to this blog from some guy who wants answer to something else. lol

No Alabama was not the only state that felt south of the mason-Dixon line. I drove through Mississippi. Nothing eventful happened there. I barely remember that state. lol
I went to Louisiana and went to New Orleans. New Orleans was fun. I went through Georgia. NO problem. Drove through South Carolina, North Carolina, Florida, Virginia, Tennessee, Arkansas. Nothing happened there that remotely resembled what happened in Alabama. It was just Alabama.

I want to give a shout-out to the people of Oklahoma. They had by far the cleanest looking state on my trip. I am sure you guys have dumps, but you did a great job hiding them.

coolrepublica on May 27, 2014 at 3:25 PM

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