The ascendency of Barack Obama from community organizer to senator to presidential candidate led the late NPR commentator Daniel Schorr to herald the oncoming “post racial” political age.

That was early in 2008. This is now.

Here’s President Obama last night in Philadelphia — transcript via HAP:

“What the other side is counting on, what they’re counting on is your gonna staying home, they’re counting on your silence, they’re counting on your amnesia, they’re counting on your apathy, they’re counting on young people staying home and union members staying home and black folks staying home!”

Here’s the post-racial, post-partisan president bringing all Americans together:

Al Sharpton must be manning the TOTUS input keyboard these days.

I know who didn’t stay home from the rally yesterday — naked people and book throwers.


6 Responses to “Post Racial, Post Partisan Prez: Republicans are Counting on Black Folks Staying Home”

  1. Doug on October 11th, 2010 11:50 am

    Schorr was one of the first I heard use the term, at least as applied to Obama. I think it was picked up by the Obamaniacs after that.

  2. Marshall_Will on October 11th, 2010 12:40 pm


    And of course in the Post Racial Utopia there is no such thing as a person that happens to be black AND… a Republican, right? I also have to object to his use of "the other side". Just another condescending and twisted example of "either you're with us or 'against' us" tactics ( that we were told liberals are 'above' resorting to? )

  3. SignPainterGuy on October 11th, 2010 1:49 pm

    This "other sider" is hoping all the dim. libs will show up en masse at their fav. polling places on Nov. 3……….I guarantee the lines will be short !!

    The "book thrower " needs practice……unless it actually was Biden tossing Obummer a golf guide for later in the day !!

    Will the streaker get his $1 mil. ??

    Al manning the TOTUS input keyboard ?? I think not….Al`s not that funny !!

  4. The Most Racial President Ever | Robert L. Bryant on October 11th, 2010 2:29 pm

    [...] I honestly cannot believe that we elected a POTUS that is as divisive as Obama is when it comes to race. It’s one thing to address one of these fake special interest groups, and it’s entirely another thing to come out and say “they’re counting on… black folks staying home!” (h/t Doug Powers): [...]

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  6. Clu Seatoe on October 12th, 2010 1:46 am

    The neighborhood simpleton taking a switch to the hornet’s nests. Put the nitwit’s helmet back on and get him back on his leash.

    America's Idi Amin Dada.

    The thing that really makes me angry is this germ standing in front of the national flag of my country while deliberately tearing the country apart.

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