It's interesting that an organization with its base and raison d'etre to perpetuate racism should accuse others of being racist. Aside from the fact that pulling the race card so frequently makes it lose its sting (and that ticket has been punched so many times in the past year that it has lost all meaning), trying to label a group as diverse as the Tea Partiers under a racist umbrella is almost laughable in its attempts to marginalize what is coming to be most of the country (excluding most of New England and parts of California). And the MSM is trying to do their level best to aid the NAACP by trotting out lies and those fringe folks that appear at any gathering.
Tea Partiers are united in their wish for smaller government, lower taxes, and more freedoms (free from government interference in our lives). Are you for smaller government, fewer regulations, and lower taxes? You're in. We don't care about your skin tone or lack of it. We don't care about your background (even Ivy Leaguers are welcome as long as they are for smaller government).
But nice try MSM and NAACP. Your tactics may have worked ten or twenty years ago, but I think that too many people are actually looking at issues and are not swallowing your words-hook, line, and sinker. People are starting to think for themselves and are able to find the information they need to actually be informed--you are no longer the Gatekeepers. You all can bite me--I'll think for myself, thank you very much.
9 months ago