Ego and Ambition: Privileges That Only White Men Are Allowed To Enjoy (Recycled Meme Edition)

by matttbastard

Shorter George Will:

“Uppity. N*gger.”

Yeah, um, 2008 called — it wants its racist dogwhistle back. For fuck’s sakes, George, put down the thesarus, stop wasting our time and Katharine Weymouth’s money and just say what you *really* mean. Oh, and you can choke on that goddamn bow-tie, too (sorry, MHL — your uncle is still tres cool).

Background:

Race Bait and Dogwhistles

Arrogant: The New Uppity

Ego and Ambition 1

Ego and Ambition 2

Ego and Ambition 3

Ego and Ambition 4

(image originally uploaded by Barack Obama, posted under a Creative Commons license.)

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Kids Say The Darndest Things (White Privilege Edition)

by matttbastard

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Aw, isn’t that cute?  Nothing sez “Hallmark Moment” like exploiting a child’s rudimentary grasp of the English language for “un-PC” shits and giggles.  Those lazy sparkling wiggles!

How much you wanna bet mommy and daddy first met at a friendly, totally not-mean-spirited (no, really!“Ghetto Fabulous” party in college?

"No, srsly -- we heart sparkling wiggles!"

Video via Sociological Images, h/t Cara via tweet

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Ego and Ambition: Privileges That Only White Men Are Allowed To Enjoy (Georgia, Sweet Georgia)

by matttbastard

Shorter Verbatim Lynn Westmoreland:

“Just from what little I’ve seen of [Michelle] and Mr. Obama, Sen. Obama, they’re a member of an elitist-class individual that thinks that they’re uppity… . Uppity, yeah.”

Thank you, Rep. Westmoreland (R, GA), for saying what you really mean.

Previously:

Race Bait and Dogwhistles

Arrogant: The New Uppity

Ego and Ambition 1

Ego and Ambition 2

Ego and Ambition 3

Ego and Ambition 4

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Memo to CNN

by matttbastard

When embarking on a Landmark Multimedia Event™ called ‘Black in America’, it’s best not to risk your black-people-love-us-cred by, er, credulously citing avowed racists as experts on teh Negroes.  Just a thought.

Next up on CNN’s 2008 Ethnic Anthropology US Tour: Jewish in America, where we find noted WWII historian David Irving waxing poetic about picturesque Polish vacation spots for the Judenreich set.

Related: More commentary on Black in America from Jack and Jill Politics (and here), Kevin, elle and Renee.

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Ego and Ambition: Privileges That Only White Men Are Allowed To Enjoy (Pajama Pissing Edition)

by matttbastard

Shorter Rick “best surname EVAR” Moran:

Uppity. N*gger.”

The real number one thing about Barack Obama that apparently creeps out Rick Moran?

Obama’s black.

For fuck’s sake, Rick–stop wasting our time (and the beer money Roger L. Simon and Charles Johnson occasionally toss in your direction), cut the crap and just say what you really fucking mean.

(image originally uploaded by Barack Obama, posted under a Creative Commons license.)

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Ego and Ambition: Privileges That Only White Men Are Allowed To Enjoy (Beltway Edition)

by matttbastard

Shorter Charles Krauthammer:

Uppity. N*gger.”

For fuck’s sake, Chuck–stop wasting our time (and Katherine Graham’s money), cut the crap and just say what you really fucking mean.

Attaturk has more on ‘Operation U-P-P-I-T-Y’.

(image originally uploaded by Barack Obama, posted under a Creative Commons license.)

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Ego and Ambition: Privileges That Only White Men Are Allowed To Enjoy

by matttbastard

Shorter Jonah Goldberg:

Uppity. N*gger.”

For fuck’s sake, Jonah–stop wasting our time (and Murdoch’s money), cut the crap and just say what you really fucking mean.

(image originally uploaded by Barack Obama, posted under a Creative Commons license.)

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