Melissa Harris-Perry Panel Mocks Black Romney Grandchild As Token
Posted on Dec 30, 2013 at 11:45 AM
By Caleb Howe
On MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry on Sunday, the panel was discussing several topics of the “of the year” variety. In the below clip, panelists are shown photos ‘of the year” and asked to offer humorous captions. Host Harris-Perry shows a Romney family photo that includes his adopted grandchild, who happens to be black, and this is the reaction:
The panelists start laughing the moment the photo is on the screen, because obviously. Then the first response is Pia Glenn off-camera sing-songing “one of these things is not like the others, one of these things just isn’t the same” and the rest of the panel chuckles along. It’s funny because Romney is white and his grandson isn’t, which is obviously hilarious. Because as everyone knows, the races should not mix.
But it’s even better than just hilarious, it also makes you think! Because, as the final comment from the panel tells us, this pic is a microcosm of the GOP. “It sums up the diversity of the Republican party and the RNC, where they have the whole convention and they find the one black person.”
Ah the never tired accusation, borrowed from every single left wing blog and talking head during every gathering of two or more (or fewer) Republicans: He’s not a child adopted by loving parents prepared to provide him with a better life in keeping with the family’s values. Nope. He’s just a token. A punchline, not a person. But it’s funny, because Republicans are racist, see? So it’s all fine!
Early in the show Harris-Perry indicates that her guests are all comedians. I guess if repetitive, lazy race-baiting is comedy, then this crew must be ready to go on tour. They can call themselves the Kings and Queens of Comedy.
I wish I knew how to post the actual video from the article. If anyone could do so for me, I'd appreciate it greatly.
Everyday- democrats are comming out in droves to show the world how ugly their party really is.
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Maybe that would be the case if this type of crap wasnt happening every other week.
Ive learned more about democrats in the past 5 years than I ever have before- and the picture that they paint is not a very pleasant one- no matter how much they try to preach tolerance. EVERYTHING is about race to them. Like a poster already stated- I dont know how these thoughts even enter their minds, especially considering how much they try to call anyone not like them racists. Its absurd.
"not all democrats are like this- not all cops are like this..."
Maybe not all- but they are currently the ones running the show.