Posted on | August 18, 2012 | 17 Comments
I mean, besides Bill Maher:
I keep hearing Ryan as teen drove the weinermobile – it sounds like a euphemism 4 gay
While gay-baiting Paul Ryan, Maher also engages in racial stereotyping of President Obama:
“In many ways — especially for progressives — [Obama] is too white for them. He plays golf, he’s too cozy with bankers. But when it comes to knowing how to fight, he’s black” — referring to the tough campaign Obama is running against the Republicans.
Twitchy points out that this isn’t the first time Maher has used the “thug” stereotype of blacks in talking about Obama. May 2010:
“I thought when we elected a black president, we were going to get a black president. You know, this [BP oil spill] is where I want a real black president. I want him in a meeting with the BP CEOs, you know, where he lifts up his shirt where you can see the gun in his pants. That’s — (in black man voice) we’ve got a ‘motherfu**ing problem here?’ Shoot somebody in the foot.”
Permit me to say that, as offensive as Maher’s invocation of the violent black thug stereotype might be, I am equally offended by the stereotype of whites as effete golf-players who are “cozy with bankers.” A very narrow and insular world exists inside Maher’s mind — not only is there no law-abiding black middle class, but there is no white working class. Black people are all inner-city ghetto thugs and whites are all overprivileged suburbanites. Chris Barron of GOProud Tweets:
@BillMaher just remember gay-baiting is always totally cool if you are a liberal and always reprehensible if you aren’t.
You can never accuse liberals of having no standards. In fact, they have two standards: One for them, and one for everybody else.