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Race, lies, and videotape

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Is “post-racialism” and “racism denial” in America related to the much more widely studied and deadly virus, “genocide denial,” only less sever?

Wikipedia states:

“Most Holocaust denial claims imply, or openly state, that the Holocaust is a hoax arising out of a deliberate Jewish conspiracy to advance the interest of Jews at the expense of other peoples.”

Change the words a little and you have a description of the group that is at the forefront of racism denial in America, namely, the Andrew Breitbart wing of the Tea Party movement, about which can be said:

“Most racism denial claims imply, or openly state, that claims of racism are most often hoaxes arising out of a deliberate liberal/black conspiracy to advance the interest of blacks at the expense of white peoples.”

Like racism much “racism denial” operates below the surface of society. To see if I could bring some of it to the surface I submitted the letter below on the “Send us your feedback” page of Andrew Breitbart’s Big Government web site.

Dear Andy,

Your tricknology was amazing:

  • Use a doctored videotape that falsely portrays this black woman government official, Shirley Sherrod, as guilty of racism against a white farmer facing foreclosure

  • Put the false accusation out in the blogosphere, let Fox News fan the flames, and liberals in the Obama Administration fired her before they investigate the accuracy the videotape

It happened so perfect it must mean God is on our side. And you jumped right in there and wrote:

In her meandering speech to what appears to be an all-black audience, this federally appointed executive bureaucrat lays out in stark detail, that her federal duties are managed through the prism of race and class distinctions.”

I don’t care what they say. That’s good writing, Old Buddy, the way you manipulated it so the liberals thought that the speech was made this year instead of 24 years ago. And the way you got the phrase “class distinction” in there, making it plain that they’re just a bunch of socialists up there in Washington anyway.

This is the amazing part, Old Buddy. She actually worked with the white farmer and his family for two years to help them keep their farm out of foreclosure. Glad you edited out that she actually said:  “And I went on to work with many more white farmers.  . . .”

As you know we can’t have “many more white farmers” thinking that black people are not against them. We got to keep this “black racism” thing mixed in there with “reverse racism,” “playing the race card,” and “affirmative action baby,” –make it so they can’t complain when they get squelched.

You need to save the part of the clip where she says: “The story helped me realize that race is not the issue, it’s about the people who have and the people who don’t.” We may be able to also use that sentence right there to expose their communistic tendencies.

And you get bonus points for making it clear she was speaking in front of the NAACP.  Never mind that in the video clip she is 24 years younger. You took good advantage of the fact that we can’t always tell how old they are by how they look anyway.

Old Buddy, what if you trick liberals into help us destroy the NAACP like you got them to help us destroy ACORN. You’d be right up there at the top. Sarah Palin, Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck – all they do is talk. You actually get liberals, working for a black President, to eat their own.

I hooted when the NAACP leader Benjamin Jealous, or whatever his name is, came out and denounced her: “Racism is about the abuse of power. Sherrod had it in her position at USDA. According to her remarks, she mistreated a white farmer in need of assistance because of his race.”

And another thing. . .did you know, or was it a God sent, you hit on one of the sorest places in their mental make-up. Even back in slavery their men couldn’t protect their women. And they can’t do it now. You threw some fast-burning kindling on that fire.

Fire broke out all over the place. You had that white liberal, Secretary of Agriculture, this Tom Vilsack fella, and this black, the NAACP guy, coming “hat in hand” asking for forgiveness from a black woman after they did a guilty-until-proven-innocent thingy on her.

It did wonders for his image when the President had to come hat in hand too. . .wow!. And you got the black woman hurt so bad that she says she forgives but she still feels that lack of automatic protection, especially since 45 years ago the woman’s father was killed by a white farmer and the Negroes couldn’t do anything about it. Black people living with that danger will be useful as we move forward.

The only thing we have to worry about now is if they have enough gumption to go on the Internet and set up a fund to pay legal costs for her to sue you. They might have enough juice to do that, but I doubt it.  They got that heavy turn-the-other-cheek thing happening with them. I love it!

When I see you, let me buy you a beer.



I did not get a response. I really didn’t expect that I would.

Digging deeper in the next post,  I want to take a look at the claim by many black people that post-racialism is a form of national denial, denial being an unconscious psychiatric disorder characterized by a refusal to acknowledge painful realities, thoughts, or feelings.


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