Reince Priebus calls out Mo Brooks’ ‘idiotic’ #WarOnWhites

posted at 2:01 pm on August 7, 2014 by Noah Rothman

One of the more reprehensible features of modern political life is how liberal pundits, egged on by administration officials in many cases, have sought to inflame racial tensions in order to achieve some fleeting political end. It is an appalling irony that the country’s first African-American president and those loyal to him have, with only rare exceptions, thought nothing of acting in ways which harm race relations so as to bolster their own political prospects. History will not look kindly on this administration’s record of advancing racial comity.

That is not to say that Republicans do not have empirical problems appealing to minorities, and some of those problems are of their own making. There is no question, for example, that African-Americans justifiably revere the outmoded and flawed Voting Rights Act of 1964. The Supreme Court did the right thing in 2013 by invalidating the VRA’s Section 5, which shortsightedly enshrined into biding law for all time the racial realities of the 1960s. Times and people change, and the GOP was right to celebrate that victory for federalism. But the Republican Party missed an opportunity by not welcoming, much less spearheading, reforms to the weakened VRA. A smart approach to that issue may have won the GOP some goodwill with a minority group that is, at the moment, reflexively opposed to Republican policy prescriptions.

Republican strategists believe they are facing what many fear is a similar predicament brewing among Hispanic voters. While two general elections do not make for a trend, and I remain unconvinced that President Barack Obama’s electoral coalition is now the Democratic coalition, the drop off of Latino support for Republican presidential candidates from 2000 to 2012 has properly terrified the GOP. To address what they view as a political crisis, the Republican National Committee commissioned a report in 2013 (dubbed the GOP’s “autopsy” report), which proposed some ways to address that potentially lethal predicament:

If Hispanic Americans perceive that a GOP nominee or candidate does not want them in the United States (i.e., self-deportation), they will not pay attention to our next sentence. It does not matter what we say about education, jobs, or the economy; if Hispanics think we do not want them here, they will close their ears to our policies.

Notice that passage says nothing about immigration reform, though embracing reform was among this report’s political recommendations. There is, in fact, some pretty compelling political analysis which suggests Republican support for reforming the immigration system with the only aim being to amnetize illegal residents does not yield much in the way of goodwill from Hispanic voters. This passage has much more to do with tone; how the GOP talks about minority groups about their interests, their concerns, and their cultures.

In an interview with Huntsville, Alabama-based radio host Dale Jackson recently, National Journal’s Editorial Director Ron Fournier read the above passage to Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) during a debate about minority outreach.

Below is Fournier’s account of what followed:

Brooks replied, “By golly, we should not be dividing people as you just have in your commentary by race, by nationality, rather we should talk about …”

I interrupted. “That was not my quote. That was your party’s quote. That’s the RNC …”

Brooks cut me off. “I don’t care that you made the statement or somebody else made the statement that triggered my remarks, but that statement—that argument—is playing hand in glove with the Democratic race-baiting strategy, and it has to come to a stop.”

Brooks would have been wise to stop there. “The Democratic race-baiting strategy” does have to stop. But the Alabama congressman latched onto a theme – that Americans of European heritage are among the last groups which the elite political and media class believes can, and maybe even should, be discriminated against. He decided this phenomenon represents a “War on Whites,” and went on to make it a mantra.

“This is a part of the war on whites that’s being launched by the Democratic Party,” Brooks went on to tell radio host Laura Ingraham. “And the way in which they’re launching this war is by claiming that whites hate everybody else. It’s a part of the strategy that Barack Obama implemented in 2008, continued in 2012, where he divides us all on race, on sex, greed, envy, class warfare, all those kinds of things.”

There is a right way to talk about the poisonous racial dynamic which the Democrats have cynically used to secure their advantage among minority voters, and there is a wrong way. Brooks’ strategy invites media scorn and derision, it closes minorities off to the GOP’s message, and it is self-evidently counterproductive.

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus was asked if he agreed that “there is a war on whites out there.” He did not, and went so far as to call Brooks’ claim a “pretty idiotic thing to say.”

“At the end of the day, we have to be a party that grows,” Priebus said. “And that means we have to have more people in our party, not less.”

Priebus noted that it is unfair to judge a party based on the statements of one of its members. That is a game that the press plays relentlessly, and it is a standard that is never applied to Democrats. But Priebus understands that he has his work cut out for him in the effort to appeal to a broader electorate over the heads of Democrats and the media elite. In that effort, Brooks did Priebus and the GOP no favors.

When asked if the Romney campaign did enough to reach out to minority communities in 2012, Priebus noted that “they could have done more.” He added, however, that attempting to appeal to minority groups in the midst of a presidential campaign is already two years too late.

He’s right. There is a productive way for the Republican Party to perform minority outreach, grow the base, and win elections. Reaching out to white, working-class voters disaffected in the Obama-era and rapidly abandoning the Democratic Party must be part of a winning Republican strategy, but alienating minorities along the way does not help the party.

Brooks apparently knows he went too far. “Sometimes you have to use hyperbole in order to force a discussion on much more serious and fact-oriented perspectives associated with that hyperbole,” he told Huntsville News. But you haven’t heard that quote. Why? It only softens Brooks’ inflammatory comments and clarifies his thinking, which is precisely what the forces arrayed against the GOP’s minority outreach mission do not want.

Brooks did his party no service this week, and now it is left to the GOP’s committee brass to clean up his mess.

This article has been updated to note Ron Fournier is National Journal’s editorial director.


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Yet he fully supported Barbor’s actions in Ole Miss.

Priebus = Counterproductive.

Bmore on August 7, 2014 at 2:09 PM

Sorry, I made a Noah. *Barbour. ; )

Bmore on August 7, 2014 at 2:10 PM

History will not look kindly this administration’s record of advancing racial comity.

History is written by the winners Noah, but as a side note when do you think the FBI will get around to unsealing those MLK files?

DFCtomm on August 7, 2014 at 2:12 PM

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus was asked if he agreed that “there is a war on whites out there.” He did not, and went so far as to call Brooks’ claim a “pretty idiotic thing to say.”

Really? If you’re a white, heterosexual male(especially of the Christian faith), you think the Democrat Party is your friend?

Doughboy on August 7, 2014 at 2:13 PM

Really? If you’re a white, heterosexual male(especially of the Christian faith), you think the Democrat Party is your friend?

Doughboy on August 7, 2014 at 2:13 PM

I predict in the next decade, the Dems will openly say that whites will not be welcome in their party.

nobar on August 7, 2014 at 2:14 PM

Noah Rothman ‏@NoahCRothman 5m

No new friends for me today, but I’m jumping on Priebus’s bandwagon: Mo Brooks ‘War on Whites’ shtick was ‘idiotic’ http://hotair.com/archives/2014/08/07/priebus-calls-out-mo-brooks-idiotic-waronwhites/

Some things never change.

Bmore on August 7, 2014 at 2:14 PM

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus was asked if he agreed that “there is a war on whites out there.” He did not, and went so far as to call Brooks’ claim a “pretty idiotic thing to say.”

LOL! I like this. More GOP infighting..

You go, Mo Brooks, don’t back off an inch.

Ned Pepper on August 7, 2014 at 2:18 PM

I predict in the next decade, the Dems will openly say that whites will not be welcome in their party.

nobar on August 7, 2014 at 2:14 PM

I don’t think they’ll ever go that far. Then again, who ever thought God and Jerusalem would be jettisoned from their party at the 2012 convention?

Doughboy on August 7, 2014 at 2:19 PM

I predict in the next decade, the Dems will openly say that whites will not be welcome in their party.

But their money WILL be.

Bertram Cabot Jr. on August 7, 2014 at 2:19 PM

Prince Reibus is part of the problem.

Starve the RNC out of existence.

ConstantineXI on August 7, 2014 at 2:21 PM

Too bad Mo didn’t talk about the “war on Jews” or he would have had Reince and Noah with him all the way.

Pincher Martin on August 7, 2014 at 2:21 PM

I don’t think they’ll ever go that far. Then again, who ever thought God and Jerusalem would be jettisoned from their party at the 2012 convention?

Doughboy on August 7, 2014 at 2:19 PM

It’s contingent upon 2016 being a repeat of 2008 turnout among minorities. if it works again, then it’s an inevitability.

nobar on August 7, 2014 at 2:22 PM

Ned Fu**er is the dumbest commenter on HA.

Schadenfreude on August 7, 2014 at 2:23 PM

I predict in the next decade, the Dems will openly say that whites will not be welcome in their party.

nobar on August 7, 2014 at 2:14 PM

Except for those bad-looking single mothers you see holding hands with guys of the preferred races who are half their size.

BuckeyeSam on August 7, 2014 at 2:23 PM

Lets factor in the so far whites only Ebola treatment that Obama just declined to make available to blacks in Africa in any discussion of racial comity. Shades of the CIA inventing AIDS. When will Rev. Al and the rest of the civil rights industry start fund raising or protesting?

meci on August 7, 2014 at 2:24 PM

One of the more reprehensible features of modern political life is how liberal pundits, egged on by administration officials in many cases, have sought to inflame racial tensions in order to achieve some fleeting political end.

When Dems keep playing the Race card you know they are really scraping the bottom of the barrel. Can’t run on their record because they really don’t want to remind voters of that. Can’t run on Obamas success because there aren’t any. When you have nothing left I guess you need to keep tossing the Race card in hopes it might work.

Johnnyreb on August 7, 2014 at 2:25 PM

Bmore, your photoshopping skills were direly missed. You…not so much :)

Schadenfreude on August 7, 2014 at 2:25 PM

obama hates his white side of his skin/family.

Schadenfreude on August 7, 2014 at 2:26 PM

So square this circle for us Mr Rothman since you think Brooks was out of line.

Here’s what he said:

“This is a part of the war on whites that’s being launched by the Democratic Party,” Brooks went on to tell radio host Laura Ingraham. “And the way in which they’re launching this war is by claiming that whites hate everybody else. It’s a part of the strategy that Barack Obama implemented in 2008, continued in 2012, where he divides us all on race, on sex, greed, envy, class warfare, all those kinds of things.”

And here is Minced Penis response:

“At the end of the day, we have to be a party that grows,” Priebus said. “And that means we have to have more people in our party, not less.”

Where in Brooks comments is he claiming that we don’t want more people in the Republican party. I must not have seen the full quote.

And where exactly did Brooks mis-speak? Have you been awake the past 7 years? The democrats have been running on the platform that Republicans hate you…hell..democrat representatives have openly stated that on the floor of Congress. The Vice President told a group of Americans that Republicans want to put them back in chains. War on Women? Organize War Street? How would you characterize those democrat initiatives? You even watch MSNBC and their segments on old white men in the Republican Party. How about the Senate Majority Leaders obsession with the Koch brothers. You might check out who they are….they are rich and they are white. How about the recent comments that 5 old white men shouldn’t be allowed to decide if other people get to pay for women’s birth control?

Let me be blunt, you’re a fukking idiot and part of the problem. Go back to playing on twitter with your liberal bff’s.

HumpBot Salvation on August 7, 2014 at 2:26 PM

Mo Brooks – Nuttier than a big bag of Nuts.

GOPer Mo Brooks Stands by ‘War on Whites’: It’s Acceptable to Discriminate Against Whites Now


“Embedded in federal statutes, what is the one race that can be discriminated against? As a matter of law. What is it?” he asked, according to a clip recorded by Mediaite.

“White males?” Steve Malzberg asked in response.

“Not just white males, but all whites,” Brooks then responded.

http://www.mediaite.com/online/goper-stands-by-war-on-whites-its-acceptable-to-discriminate-against-whites-now/

If only White People did not have to work for free for 350 years and if only White People were given a chance to run the country, corporations, and everything else…How different and better this country would be.. If only…

Ned Pepper on August 7, 2014 at 2:27 PM

http://whitewhine.com

libfreeordie on August 7, 2014 at 2:28 PM

If only White People did not have to work for free for 350 years and if only White People were given a chance to run the country, corporations, and everything else…How different and better this country would be.. If only… I’m always a racist fu** and plagiarist

Ned Pepper on August 7, 2014 at 2:27 PM

Schadenfreude on August 7, 2014 at 2:28 PM

LOL! I like this. More GOP infighting..

You go, Mo Brooks, don’t back off an inch.

Ned Pepper on August 7, 2014 at 2:18 PM

Sing daisy for us, b!tch.

HumpBot Salvation on August 7, 2014 at 2:28 PM

#RememberMississippi………

d1carter on August 7, 2014 at 2:29 PM

HALlelujah, HumpBot Salvation!

Schadenfreude on August 7, 2014 at 2:29 PM

Noah Rothman ‏@NoahCRothman 5m

No new friends for me today, but I’m jumping on Priebus’s bandwagon: Mo Brooks ‘War on Whites’ shtick was ‘idiotic’ http://hotair.com/archives/2014/08/07/priebus-calls-out-mo-brooks-idiotic-waronwhites/

When have you ever had any friends that weren’t flaming liberals. Hopefully, Salem will someday decide to stop p!mping us and fire your sorry @$$.

bw222 on August 7, 2014 at 2:29 PM

I helped more minorities than obama ever will.

Schadenfreude on August 7, 2014 at 2:29 PM

If only White People did not have to work for free for 350 years and if only White People were given a chance to run the country, corporations, and everything else…How different and better this country would be.. If only…

Ned Pepper on August 7, 2014 at 2:27 PM

So you condone discrimination based on race? Good to know.

Doughboy on August 7, 2014 at 2:29 PM

MoBrooks2016!!!

LOL

Ned Pepper on August 7, 2014 at 2:30 PM

All amnesty shills hate the US minorities, passionately.

Rise up and pitchfork your modern day slave-labor drivers…just without the chains. They also like child trade and other abuses.

Schadenfreude on August 7, 2014 at 2:30 PM

Not that he was good, but Priebus is making Michael Steele look better by the day.

bw222 on August 7, 2014 at 2:32 PM

What the Democrats know is, if they can make you visibly angry in front of the low-information voter, make you into a seething pile of rage and indignation, then they’ve won. The way to not let them win is to not let yourself get angry. Do what they do. Just quietly move the ball every day.

RBMN on August 7, 2014 at 2:33 PM

Reince Pubous has a fan in Noah. Morons of a feather flock together.

DickBurns on August 7, 2014 at 2:34 PM

Schadenfreude on August 7, 2014 at 2:25 PM

-_-

HumpBot Salvation on August 7, 2014 at 2:28 PM

Lolz! ; )

Bmore on August 7, 2014 at 2:34 PM

Pitchfork them, politically, of course.

Schadenfreude on August 7, 2014 at 2:35 PM

What the heck is wrong with the GOP, its a fact that there is a war on whites, specifically white man

Blacks, women, gays, Hispanics, Asians, etc… all have their front groups to advocate all day long for their interests, But the only suckers who are never victims or never looked at and are always presumed guilty are the white man

The crazy liberal mind says that because white man were successful, That somehow means whites need to suffer now to make up for the suffering of all these “victims”

Typical liberal logic, making people suffer, somehow makes up for other’s suffering, That’s why they support Hamas, because Israel was successful and Palestine not, so they are rooting for terrorists because that means the successful Israel suffers

OrthodoxJew on August 7, 2014 at 2:35 PM

There is a right way to talk about the poisonous racial dynamic which the Democrats have cynically used to secure their advantage among minority voters, and there is a wrong way. Brooks’ strategy invites media scorn and derision, it closes minorities off to the GOP’s message, and it is self-evidently counterproductive.


Wrong?
Who made YOU the MORAL AUTHORITY?

Counterproductive or less effective … those are valid qualifications.

WRONG?

You are obviously mistaking the people who read Hot Air for the Thought Police favoring readers from previous sites.

Some people from the Left are beginning to wake up and speak out against the MONSTER they helped create

… but you are obviously comfortable in your obeisance to Fascistic principles, Noah.

(FYI, you do this on a weekly basis.)

PolAgnostic on August 7, 2014 at 2:35 PM

Brooks did what must never, ever be done: He said out loud what everyone else is thinking.

Next thing you know, he’ll be equating illegitimate births with poverty in the black community.

Rational Thought on August 7, 2014 at 2:35 PM

Brooks is right, and it is Priebus who is the idiot.

Priebus and his ilk have paralyzed the RNC and turned it into a thoroughly neutered non-entity: afraid to speak and afraid to act. It is almost as if the left-wing Democrats handpicked Priebus to head the RNC.

The saying:
“One man with courage makes a majority”
…should be the rallying cry for Conservatives and the Republicans who have not already been infected.

And those who think that cowering in fear is a valid strategy should be purged from political leadership positions ASAP!

landlines on August 7, 2014 at 2:36 PM

Pitchfork them, politically, of course.

Schadenfreude on August 7, 2014 at 2:35 PM

Of course. And may I add. All of them should drown on their way to starving. ; )

Bmore on August 7, 2014 at 2:37 PM

If only White People did not have to work for free for 350 years and if only White People were given a chance to run the country, corporations, and everything else…How different and better this country would be.. If only…

Ned Pepper on August 7, 2014 at 2:27 PM

Yups, that’s why Africa’s economy is BOOMING since the whites are out of power

OrthodoxJew on August 7, 2014 at 2:37 PM

Pfffft.

Surely there are topics more worthy of discussion.

novaculus on August 7, 2014 at 2:37 PM

Ned Pecker, this is for you. Your oaf loves dicktators and homophobes. How proud are you?

Schadenfreude on August 7, 2014 at 2:37 PM

It’s Acceptable to Discriminate Against Whites Now

Ned Pepper on August 7, 2014 at 2:27 PM

Do you disagree with this statement? Do you think it’s unacceptable to discriminate against whites?

corkie on August 7, 2014 at 2:38 PM

Yups, that’s why Africa’s economy is BOOMING since the whites are out of power

OrthodoxJew on August 7, 2014 at 2:37 PM

…and why they need 200 billion in handouts…because…heh.

Schadenfreude on August 7, 2014 at 2:38 PM

Ned the fluffer boy is one talented individual. Can type while on his knees with one hand while his mouth is full.

DickBurns on August 7, 2014 at 2:39 PM

How different and better this country would be.. If only…we’d have picked our damn cotton.

Ned Pepper on August 7, 2014 at 2:27 PM

Schadenfreude on August 7, 2014 at 2:39 PM

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Ned Pepper on August 7, 2014 at 2:40 PM

Let me be blunt, you’re a fukking idiot and part of the problem. Go back to playing on twitter with your liberal bff’s.

HumpBot Salvation on August 7, 2014 at 2:26 PM

He knows it’s the truth, but finds it distasteful to say, and also counter productive to wooing minority voters.

There is a right way to talk about the poisonous racial dynamic which the Democrats have cynically used to secure their advantage among minority voters, and there is a wrong way.

DFCtomm on August 7, 2014 at 2:40 PM

If only White People did not have to work for free for 350 years and if only White People were given a chance to run the country, corporations, and everything else…

Ned Pepper on August 7, 2014 at 2:27 PM

So, these are reasons that Mo Brooks’ statement is wrong? Are these reasons why it’s unacceptable to discriminate against whites?

I’m not following the logic of your comments.

corkie on August 7, 2014 at 2:40 PM

That car interview is a direct steal from “Driving With” and RuPaul. Get ‘em, Ru! And his interviews are always hysterical.

Marcus on August 7, 2014 at 2:40 PM

MLK truly dies again, suffering in his grave.

He fought and died for absolutely naught.

Schadenfreude on August 7, 2014 at 2:41 PM

Go back to playing on twitter with your liberal bff’s.

HumpBot Salvation on August 7, 2014 at 2:26 PM

.
Noah’s hoping if he sucks up to Reince enough, he too can get some “walking around money”.

Cold hard cash being handed out in the tens of thousands down in Mississippi … but that’s a story no Hot Air Editor will touch.

PolAgnostic on August 7, 2014 at 2:41 PM

Surely there are topics more worthy of discussion.

novaculus on August 7, 2014 at 2:37 PM

I much enjoyed your tweety exchange with the John Gort the other day. ; )

Bmore on August 7, 2014 at 2:41 PM

Racists, most of you from the Left, I hope that all your heads explode, from your own hatred and bigotry.

No one, but NO one has set race-relations back more than obama.

It will be his shameful legacy. He could have been a great president and man, alas.

Schadenfreude on August 7, 2014 at 2:42 PM

It’s Acceptable to Discriminate Against Whites Now

Ned Pepper on August 7, 2014 at 2:27 PM

Do you disagree with this statement? Do you think it’s unacceptable to discriminate against whites?

corkie on August 7, 2014 at 2:38 PM

If only White People did not have to work for free for 350 years and if only White People were given a chance to run the country, corporations, and everything else…

Ned Pepper on August 7, 2014 at 2:27 PM

So, these are reasons that Mo Brooks’ statement is wrong? Are these reasons why it’s unacceptable to discriminate against whites?

I’m not following the logic of your comments.

corkie on August 7, 2014 at 2:40 PM

Ned, I really want an answer. Do you think Mo Brooks’ statement was correct or incorrect? Your comments are contradictory.

corkie on August 7, 2014 at 2:45 PM

I much enjoyed your tweety exchange with the John Gort the other day. ; )

Bmore on August 7, 2014 at 2:41 PM

Hi Bmore!

Gort tweets some good stuff. I’ve been doing a little damage on Twitter myself.

novaculus on August 7, 2014 at 2:45 PM

Ned the fluffer boy is one talented individual. Can type while on his knees with one hand while his mouth is full.

DickBurns on August 7, 2014 at 2:39 PM

Schadenfreude on August 7, 2014 at 2:45 PM

The truth is there is a democrat war on white Americans.
There is also a democrat war on black Americans.
There is also a democrat war on Asian Americans.
Finally, there is a war on Latino Americans.

Although I would say that the later three groups are just collateral damage from the democrat war on Christian white middle class Americans. But hey, can’t built a state run collectivist Utopia without breaking a few tens of millions of eggs.

jukin3 on August 7, 2014 at 2:46 PM

White/Black/Brown Liberal Democrats were/are slaveholders here in America.

Realdemocrat1 on August 7, 2014 at 2:46 PM

It’s funny.

Noah talks about minorities tuning out Republicans reflexively and quotes an article saying that if Hispanics think we don’t want them here, they don’t listen.

And I know he must be right about these two things because as soon as I realized he was trying, once again, to convince me to open our borders, I tuned him out.

Baggi on August 7, 2014 at 2:48 PM

MLK truly dies again, suffering in his grave.

He fought and died for absolutely naught.

Schadenfreude on August 7, 2014 at 2:41 PM

.
When my family lived in New Jersey in 1962, my younger brother and I didn’t think anything about our oldest brother’s friend having dinner with us.

But the rest of the town did, there were threats made against my brother and the family because his friend was African-American.

We had been introduced to his family, who were pretty brave folks, and of the mind it was time for segregation to end.

Since Obama became President, I’ve thought what a blessing it is that most African-Americans from the early ’60′s did not live to see the first African-American President become a MORE divisive voice than George Wallace ever was in his time.

PolAgnostic on August 7, 2014 at 2:49 PM

The left is busy building a party based on sloth, envy, and lies.

…and they hope to turn the entire country into a mirror image of their corrupt and evil model.

landlines on August 7, 2014 at 2:49 PM

The rudest slaveholders were all black.

Schadenfreude on August 7, 2014 at 2:49 PM

So if Priebus thinks that saying there is a war on whites is idiotic he must be livid about Republicans calling McDaniel in MS a racist! Lets see now, which one said the most despicable thing? Mo Brooks said that the Demorats have declared a war on white Republicans or people as he put it and your response to that claim is………? Haley Barbour and his gang of thugs in MS went all in on Demorat tactics to trash McDaniel and you offered them money from the coffers of the RNC? Some of that money was mine! But you know what Rince I will never have to worry about you misusing my money ever again! You and the RNC will never get another penny from me.

inspectorudy on August 7, 2014 at 2:49 PM

If only White People did not have to work for free for 350 years and if only White People were given a chance to run the country, corporations, and everything else…How different and better this country would be.. If only…

Ned Pepper on August 7, 2014 at 2:27 PM

That sounds a lot more like an argument for why you believe white people should be discriminated against rather than an argument that it isn’t happening.

DFCtomm on August 7, 2014 at 2:49 PM

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Obama refuses to pay reparations for all the property Lincoln took away from Southerners in 1863. #WarOnWhites

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I occasionally see people on my TV who aren’t white. #WarOnWhites

The Daily Edge @TheDailyEdge 2 days 130 retweets
#WarOnWhites Number of US prisoners has risen 500% since 1980. Young black men serve 20% longer sentences than others http://t.co/7GyZILQ5xb

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18% of 4-year-old preschoolers are black. 50% of suspended preschoolers are black. Those poor white kids #WarOnWhites http://t.co/Yq1YeHyhvn

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The 14th Amendment lets non-whites hog up all the good, white-people rights. #WarOnWhites

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The Daily Show has never had a senior black correspondent who was white. It’s just racial quotas with them. #WarOnWhites

Ned Pepper on August 7, 2014 at 2:50 PM

White people are such crybabies these days. We had all the power in the country for ourselves for more than 300 years, and now that black and brown people have won access to some small sliver of America’s wealth and power, we whine like little bi****s. It would be funny if it weren’t so pathetic.

urban elitist on August 7, 2014 at 2:51 PM

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Ned Pepper on August 7, 2014 at 2:51 PM

WHITE MIDDLE CLASS AMERICA includes black, white, and brown Americans.

Realdemocrat1 on August 7, 2014 at 2:52 PM

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I can’t say that I’m not a racist; thus, CEO squirrels

Ned Pepper on August 7, 2014 at 2:50 PM

Schadenfreude on August 7, 2014 at 2:52 PM

So if you live in Detroit Michigan and you are white, don’t expect a fair trial……

Realdemocrat1 on August 7, 2014 at 2:53 PM

novaculus on August 7, 2014 at 2:45 PM

Yes you have. You are one of the 20 I follow. ; )

Bmore on August 7, 2014 at 2:53 PM

White people are such crybabies these days. We had all the power in the country for ourselves for more than 300 years, and now that black and brown people have won access to some small sliver of America’s wealth and power, we whine like little bi****s. It would be funny if it weren’t so pathetic….while I whine like a little biatch, as I always do.

urban elitist on August 7, 2014 at 2:51 PM

Schadenfreude on August 7, 2014 at 2:53 PM

I am so proud of Rep. Brooks. Unquestionable courage he has shown to speak truth to power in an era of through the looking glass Orwellian thought police. Preibus is a worm, whats new there.

Redstone357 on August 7, 2014 at 2:54 PM

I would be funny if it weren’t so pathetic.

urban elitist on August 7, 2014 at 2:51 PM

Sure you would.

Bmore on August 7, 2014 at 2:54 PM

I would be funny if I weren’t so pathetic.

urban elitist on August 7, 2014 at 2:51 PM

Sure you would.

Bmore on August 7, 2014 at 2:54 PM

FIFM

Bmore on August 7, 2014 at 2:55 PM

The racist blacks in Detroit are happy that the white guy was found guilty. The RACIST BLACKs on MSNBC are ecstatic…..

Realdemocrat1 on August 7, 2014 at 2:55 PM

How come you racist leftist biatches are missing from the obama-doesn’t-do-so-good threads?

Schadenfreude on August 7, 2014 at 2:55 PM

LOL at HotAirLib/Ded Pecker

Yeah, quoting morons from twitter..there’s a winning argument. LOLOLOLOLOL.

Now sing daisy for us b!tch.

HumpBot Salvation on August 7, 2014 at 2:55 PM

How many white people are still in Detroit? They have to be crazy….

Realdemocrat1 on August 7, 2014 at 2:56 PM

Bmore on August 7, 2014 at 2:53 PM

Thanks for the vote of confidence, friend. Gotta go do some work. See you around QOTD maybe.

novaculus on August 7, 2014 at 2:56 PM

Reince Priebus and the entire GOP being traitors is counterproductive.

I applaud what Mo Brooks said and refuse to apologize for the truth. Priebus and the rest of the hand wringing GOP can ESAD.

SirGawain on August 7, 2014 at 2:56 PM

They’re saying Wafer never called police in Detroit. They don’t show any more in Detroit……

Realdemocrat1 on August 7, 2014 at 2:57 PM

novaculus on August 7, 2014 at 2:56 PM

Good deal. If I can stay awake that late. Lolz! ; )

Bmore on August 7, 2014 at 2:57 PM

Detroit is now 80% BLACK!!!!!!

Realdemocrat1 on August 7, 2014 at 2:58 PM

Ned, I really want an answer. Do you think Mo Brooks’ statement was correct or incorrect? Your comments are contradictory.

corkie on August 7, 2014 at 2:45 PM

When Rinse Preibus, who gets paid to be 100% partisan 100% of the time, says what Mo Brooks said is “idiotic thing to say”, you have your answer from the non-crazy world.

You got that? There is no discrimination against Whites in USA. The whole non-crazy world is laughing at Mo Brooks and crazies here who think Mo Brooks is right.

Ned Pepper on August 7, 2014 at 2:59 PM

Ned Pepper on August 7, 2014 at 2:18 PM

We could be commenting on an article about the time of sunrise this morning and you’d find a point of view that I disagree with. If you were simply a contrarian, you’d wind up being right once in a while in the manner of the blind squirrel finding the nut, but you instinctively find the most wrong-headed take on every issue and then advocate it.

Oh wait, I just described a textbook troll didn’t I? Nevermind.

Immolate on August 7, 2014 at 2:59 PM

Ned Pepper on August 7, 2014 at 2:50 PM

Still waiting. Please answer the question.

Do you think that Mo Brooks’ statement is correct or wrong?

corkie on August 7, 2014 at 2:59 PM

I knew that this article would bring out theI knew that this article would bring out the lib(freeordie) trolls. Someone turn the light back on so that they will scurry back under the cabinets.

Clink on August 7, 2014 at 2:

Bring out the whiners and the losers, you mean. If you’re white in America and you’re not making it ok, you’re lazy, dumb, or live in a red state.

urban elitist on August 7, 2014 at 2:59 PM

White people are such crybabies these days. We had all the power in the country for ourselves for more than 300 years, and now that black and brown people have won access to some small sliver of America’s wealth and power, we whine like little bi****s. It would be funny if it weren’t so pathetic.

urban elitist on August 7, 2014 at 2:51 PM

Bless your heart, trying so hard to usurp HotAirLib as the dumbest fukking libtard on the thread…you’re close..give it another go.

Who is whining that black and brown people are getting a piece of the pie? Uh, no one. Brooks comment has to do with the dishonest politics and demonizing that democrats are guilty of for the past 40 years. They’ve been seeking to balkanize America into smaller and smaller groups pitted against each other for the democrats political gain.

And you comment proves how it works on the sheep.

And you might try reading for comprehension and turn off your projection for a bit.

HumpBot Salvation on August 7, 2014 at 2:59 PM

Ned Pepper on August 7, 2014 at 2:59 PM

Then why all the race baiting HAL?

Bmore on August 7, 2014 at 3:00 PM

You got that? There is no discrimination against Whites in USA. The whole non-crazy world is laughing at Mo Brooks and crazies here who think Mo Brooks is right.

Ned Pepper on August 7, 2014 at 2:59 PM

That’s not what I asked. I asked if you think “It’s Acceptable to Discriminate Against Whites Now”?

corkie on August 7, 2014 at 3:00 PM

White people are such crybabies these days. We had all the power in the country for ourselves for more than 300 years, and now that black and brown people have won access to some small sliver of America’s wealth and power, we whine like little bi****s. It would be funny if it weren’t so pathetic.

urban elitist on August 7, 2014 at 2:51 PM

So you’re not going to refute the claim, but instead list reasons why it’s justified.

DFCtomm on August 7, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Clink on August 7, 2014 at 2:57 PM

Sorry.

Realdemocrat1 on August 7, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Bring out the whiners and the losers, you mean. If you’re white in America and you’re not making it ok, you’re lazy, dumb, or live in a red state.

urban elitist on August 7, 2014 at 2:59 PM

And there it is. Yep, you are a bigger retard than HotAirLib. Never go full retard.

HumpBot Salvation on August 7, 2014 at 3:01 PM

New thread is up.

The leftist racists are needed there.

Schadenfreude on August 7, 2014 at 3:01 PM

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