Thursday, March 1, 2012

African Americans for Obama



Yeah, this is a real thing.

There are 2 reasons this is obviously racist.

First, there's the use of that split-letter font in "African Americans", which is stereotypically used to label African jungle safaris.



Second, those cute little lines around the word "for"?

Straight out of the 1920's:



Cue Al Jolson singing "Mammy" in blackface.

Whoever designed this thing probably owns a garden-full of black lawn-jockeys.

6 comments:

  1. That somebody thinks a group like this is even necessary is interesting... Is the black vote not necessarily in barry's pocket this time around?

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  2. I agree. This is highly redundant. Even SNL is making fun of the fact that 99.3% of blacks are going to vote for him no matter what he does.

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  3. I'm thinking on a blog post called "Why does the Obama Administration hate black people?" By any measure one chooses the conditions in the black neighborhoods have gotten considerably worse since Jan. "09 and yet it's vote for Obama, he lurves us! I might understand the nuance if I wasn't a pore dumb redneck.

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  4. Peter - I would be interested in reading such a post

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  5. We have friends who have a lawn jockey that is missing an arm. They refer to it as their "double minority."

    I know -- we southerners are a sick lot. But we recognize outright racism when we see it, and African Americans for Obama (or, is it for "the African?") is overtly racist.

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  6. Oh, this is good. Bad. Good.

    Whatever, I'm linking. :D

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