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That's okay. You can post anything you wish just so it makes Barak Hussein Obama look good or his rivals look bad. Anything else is racist. I can't believe you don't know the rules, damn!

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Strange thing is there are plenty of great pics of Obama to use for parody that don't go the racism route. Funny that they are not used.

But I guess it's ok as long as you "call" it parody. That would explain the 15 separate threads on the subject.

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Have I missed some intolerance?
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Have I missed some intolerance?
Not really, just parody.

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Strange thing is there are plenty of great pics of Obama to use for parody that don't go the racism route. Funny that they are not used.

But I guess it's ok as long as you "call" it parody. That would explain the 15 separate threads on the subject.
I fail to see the racist implications of the picture.

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I fail to see the racist implications of the picture.

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It's not necessarily racist--rather, it appeals to a Merkin xenophobic underbelly, by referencing elements which address and emphasize our inherent fear of the foreign "other", such as its use of terms like "Kenyan, Muslim, Atheist, Hussein and a Cyrillic-type script representation of his unusual name, Barack. None of these irrelevant elements could similarly be applied to the other two whitebread candidates in the race, so they're merely forced to be assessed on their policies and character, and or lack thereof.
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I fail to see the racist implications of the picture.

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shhh! it's what liberals say when all else fails
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That's okay. You can post anything you wish just so it makes Barak Hussein Obama look good or his rivals look bad. Anything else is racist. I can't believe you don't know the rules, damn!

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Still refusing to step in line I see. Well we have ways to deal with people like you. Heh, heh.

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It's not necessarily racist--rather, it appeals to a Merkin xenophobic underbelly, by referencing elements which address and emphasize our inherent fear of the foreign "other", such as its use of terms like "Kenyan, Muslim, Atheist, Hussein and a Cyrillic-type script representation of his unusual name, Barack. None of these irrelevant elements could similarly be applied to the other two whitebread candidates in the race, so they're merely forced to be assessed on their policies and character, and or lack thereof.
Oh I get it, like writing "Amerika" or "Merkins"? I'm getting a feel for this thing now, thanks!

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The Democratic Party has a crisis of monumental proportions:
They don't know whether to vote for the
"Nut" with two Boobs,
or the "Boob" with two Nuts.
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