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There Are Still 5 A’s in ‘RAAAAACISM!’

Posted on | July 31, 2012 | 7 Comments

At least in English. The Polish translation, I’m not sure:

Linda Wertheimer, National Public Radio: So today [Mitt Romney is in] Poland. Why is he stopping in Poland. What does he hope to accomplish with that?
Cokie Roberts: Well, I think part of it was a desire to portray President Obama as something of a wimp, and say he’s abandoned Eastern Europe. But look, you remember well the Reagan Democrats. Those ethnic white voters who had been Democrats for many years; turned out for Ronald Reagan, and have been fairly predictable Republicans since then. Now it’s a smaller percentage of the population — of the voting population — than it used to be, but white voters are still much more Republican than any other group in the electorate. They went for McCain in 2008 by 55%. And I think that getting those ethnic voters excited is really what Romney has in mind here. It’s more for the folks at home — the descendents of the people that he will be speaking to — in Poland.

This is how you know Polish-Americans are now perfectly assimilated: Liberals view them as just another bunch of racist Republicans.

UPDATE: According to liberals, everything Romney says is racist, including “America,” “free” and “working.”


  • Peter Ingemi

    #asourcetoldharryreid that painting Pols this way is a cunning plan

  • McGehee

    I’m not sure the Polish word for “raaaaacist” has any vowels at all.

    In fact it may sound exactly like what I say to people who call me raaaaacist.

  • Dai Alanye

    Those commentators are correct, you know. It was racists who beat Carter in 1980 — peanut-hating white folks.

  • Bob Belvedere

    -First of all: How can you take someone seriously if they’re named ‘Cokie’?

    -Secondly: Perhaps Mary Martha Corinne Morrison Claiborne [nee’ Boggs] Roberts is engaging in a little bit of bigotry, considering she’s from a very old American family that is whiter than white bread.  Perhaps she’s never lost her distaste for those peasant Eastern Europeans and those swarthy Southern Europeans.

  • frank

    Mitt is guilty of Campaigning while white.

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  • The Osprey

    My uncle was a Polish “Archie Bunker” his name was Ray…
    Ray Cszym!