Liss has more instructions for Jake Tapper on “how dog whistles work” (hope you’re taking notes, Taps).
Related: ZOMG MISCEGENATION DOGWHISTLE:
There’s no reason to include Britney Spears and Paris Hilton in this ad. None. It hangs on the word “celebrity” being included, which means it could have just as well been Brad Pitt and George Clooney. Anyway, all the footage is from Obama’s Berlin speech, not the red carpet. This is absolutely meant to juxtapose images of white women with images of a black man.
First he takes teh White House, then he’ll take teh white wimmins…
(image originally uploaded by Barack Obama, posted under a Creative Commons license.)