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Have y'all seen this Bernie handshake?!??!! (Original Post) FlatBaroque Apr 2016 OP
This gives me joy! Biaviians Apr 2016 #1
your reply gave me joy FlatBaroque Apr 2016 #3
Some people have cool inherent. He is one. roguevalley Apr 2016 #36
This message was self-deleted by its author cyberpj Apr 2016 #85
+1 Zira Apr 2016 #49
Awesome gif! Bernie's in the flow! Avalux Apr 2016 #2
Have you noticed how he has gained in confidence and stature FlatBaroque Apr 2016 #6
Yes I have. Avalux Apr 2016 #7
Thanks for posting! pat_k Apr 2016 #4
It's the one and only Bern.I.E. demwing Apr 2016 #5
I have this bookmarked NWCorona Apr 2016 #8
"when you talk about ghettos traditionally, what you talk about is African-American communities. " uponit7771 Apr 2016 #9
This doesn't belong in this thread JI7 Apr 2016 #11
lol... I'm going to post it as long as his campaign is pushing the southern shit.. uponit7771 Apr 2016 #12
it only makes you look bad JI7 Apr 2016 #17
I wholeheartedly disagree, I made sure Clinton camp in 08 didn't forget her dog whistles either uponit7771 Apr 2016 #18
southern strategy. predators. shall I continue? roguevalley Apr 2016 #37
Dog whistles require malice. I dont think Bernie has jack_krass Apr 2016 #30
Un, it was hard to give him benefit of the doubt after Cornell West but the southern states shit ... uponit7771 Apr 2016 #31
you never did before. roguevalley Apr 2016 #38
Podium Bird tell you that too? uponit7771 Apr 2016 #45
But it's the Hillary campaign pushing it. hellofromreddit Apr 2016 #47
That "southern states" are the confederacy!? nah, .. uponit7771 Apr 2016 #48
Let's see...who had the "hard working white voters" MaeScott Apr 2016 #67
Your keyboard is broken. It keeps posting off topic nonsense. morningfog Apr 2016 #13
Nah, Sanders southern states is a dog whistle.. might as well bring up the rest of his shit uponit7771 Apr 2016 #14
Oh bullshit. It is no a dog whistle. You have now credibility on this morningfog Apr 2016 #16
Clinton campaign using dog whistles about "southern states" ? tia uponit7771 Apr 2016 #19
Bill Clinton's racist rant that you endorsed. morningfog Apr 2016 #21
No racism in the rant, no matter what the Podium Bird says uponit7771 Apr 2016 #23
And that is where you lose any and all credibility. morningfog Apr 2016 #24
Credibility = Making shit up?! really?! sigh uponit7771 Apr 2016 #25
Credibility= calling out racist comments no matter who says it. morningfog Apr 2016 #26
Racist statements doesn't mean anything that came out of HRC's mouth... this primary uponit7771 Apr 2016 #32
According to you. But I'm taking about Bill. morningfog Apr 2016 #33
I've seen no racist rant, again.. people calling clouds dog doesn't make them dogs uponit7771 Apr 2016 #34
Exactly! You choose when to take offense. morningfog Apr 2016 #35
yeap, one groups gets beenfit of the doubt the others not... any questions? tia uponit7771 Apr 2016 #46
super predator Viva_La_Revolution Apr 2016 #20
Only stupid racist people think super predators describes blacks exclusively uponit7771 Apr 2016 #22
the way they used it, it did. I remember discussing this with my husband when they were first Viva_La_Revolution Apr 2016 #27
Yes, we agree... the way "they" ... meaning stupid racist people.. use the term is racist the uponit7771 Apr 2016 #28
they means the Clintons and the republicans at the time Viva_La_Revolution Apr 2016 #29
Link and quote the Clintons saying they were black? tia uponit7771 Apr 2016 #56
You mean like how "stupid racist people" think AAs live in ghettos exclusively? beam me up scottie Apr 2016 #40
Yeap, especially when they're directly associated with ghettos in the same sentence... you got it uponit7771 Apr 2016 #57
Google the word 'traditionally' (hint: it doesn't mean 'exclusively') beam me up scottie Apr 2016 #58
He wasn't talking about traditionally, gas lighting doesn't work with progressives uponit7771 Apr 2016 #68
He used the word traditionally so yeah, he kinda was talking about traditionally. beam me up scottie Apr 2016 #70
More gas lighting, he wasn't talking about traditional ghettos ... sigh, this is sad uponit7771 Apr 2016 #72
It is sad that you can't comprehend what 'traditionally' means. beam me up scottie Apr 2016 #74
so he said "traditional ghettos"?! BMUS, this is sad k?... stop... its sad uponit7771 Apr 2016 #75
Actually you said that, please stop digging, watching that hole get deeper and deeper is what's sad. beam me up scottie Apr 2016 #77
That's like defending the use of "n***ers" because you clearly just mean the bad ones hellofromreddit Apr 2016 #50
This Video SHOULD Cost Hillary The Black Vote vintx Apr 2016 #39
Clintons get the benefit of the doubt, the person who had someone call Obama niggerized uponit7771 Apr 2016 #59
Lol! SPIN SPIN SPIN that talking point! beam me up scottie Apr 2016 #62
Ad homs are an indicator of a weak position uponit7771 Apr 2016 #64
You're the expert on both, you keep recycling that stale talking point like it's relevant. ;) beam me up scottie Apr 2016 #65
It is, Sanders Cornell West move and this southern states crap deminishes the benefit of the doubt uponit7771 Apr 2016 #69
ARGLE BARGLE CORNELL WEST WORD SALAD SQUAWK! beam me up scottie Apr 2016 #71
Ad homs are an indicator of a weak position uponit7771 Apr 2016 #73
Red herrings are an indication that you have no position to refute. beam me up scottie Apr 2016 #79
So Hillary's personal support for policies which negatively impact vintx Apr 2016 #81
Tell me smart guy, who lived in american ghettos? Luminous Animal Apr 2016 #43
In context? Poor people... for ignorant or racist people it was only blacks uponit7771 Apr 2016 #60
Well you're the only one claiming it's only blacks so... beam me up scottie Apr 2016 #78
I've asked before Desert805 Apr 2016 #44
Because it's untrue and something pushed by the Reagan admin during the 80s. Most blacks... uponit7771 Apr 2016 #61
He didn't say that and you (should) know it. Desert805 Apr 2016 #84
Here is another image of the first ghetto in history nadinbrzezinski Apr 2016 #51
Those aren't poor areas, that was the connotation of the statement not people grouped in an area uponit7771 Apr 2016 #63
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAA FlatBaroque Apr 2016 #76
This is awesome! CoffeeCat Apr 2016 #10
..and his furious clapping right afterwards...priceless! FlatBaroque Apr 2016 #15
Some people are genuine and honest, and some are phonies and liars. vintx Apr 2016 #41
Bernie!! AzDar Apr 2016 #42
That was great! beam me up scottie Apr 2016 #52
Beauty! choie Apr 2016 #53
I loved how Bernie went with it. Didn't miss a beat. senz Apr 2016 #54
Hillary could totally do that too!~ pa28 Apr 2016 #55
With a bird on her shoulder (A Vulture Capitalist, of course) / FlatBaroque Apr 2016 #66
This is the totality of Sanders' outreach to the A-A community; optics Tarc Apr 2016 #80
Omfg, you're actually calling this cultural appropriation?! vintx Apr 2016 #82
Have had it in my Sig for a few days :-) beedle Apr 2016 #83

Response to roguevalley (Reply #36)

FlatBaroque

(3,160 posts)
6. Have you noticed how he has gained in confidence and stature
Fri Apr 15, 2016, 08:58 PM
Apr 2016

I was wondering the other night how it must affect a person to see his message resonating with these throngs of citizens every night.

Avalux

(35,015 posts)
7. Yes I have.
Fri Apr 15, 2016, 09:01 PM
Apr 2016

I saw a photo of him and Jane in the car driving the Vatican. Bernie had the biggest, genuine grin on his face. Again, not a big thing, but he rings true in everything he does and I connect with that.

uponit7771

(90,152 posts)
12. lol... I'm going to post it as long as his campaign is pushing the southern shit..
Fri Apr 15, 2016, 09:18 PM
Apr 2016

... biggest dog whistle of the campaign

 

jack_krass

(1,009 posts)
30. Dog whistles require malice. I dont think Bernie has
Fri Apr 15, 2016, 09:45 PM
Apr 2016

an ounce of malice in him, and though what he said didnt sound good in retrospect, I truly dont think he meant any harm with his comments.

True dog whistles are designed to appeal to the absolute worst instinct in the audience. Some examples:

-Hillary talking about hard working southern whites while campaigningm
-Hillary's campaign spreading rumors about Obamas religion and heritage.
-Hillary talking about super predators

uponit7771

(90,152 posts)
31. Un, it was hard to give him benefit of the doubt after Cornell West but the southern states shit ...
Fri Apr 15, 2016, 09:50 PM
Apr 2016

... and the rest of statement makes me lean the other way.

Hillary is winning states that look like America in demographics while Sanders not so much and then he minimizes red states HRC one that are mostly the US demographic.

Nah, not giving the guy the benefit of the doubt any longer

MaeScott

(878 posts)
67. Let's see...who had the "hard working white voters"
Sat Apr 16, 2016, 06:35 AM
Apr 2016

....."biggest fairy tale I've ever seen"
People in glass houses and all that.

Which Hillary?

 

morningfog

(18,115 posts)
16. Oh bullshit. It is no a dog whistle. You have now credibility on this
Fri Apr 15, 2016, 09:21 PM
Apr 2016

since your racist apologia for Bill Clinton's racist rant.

 

morningfog

(18,115 posts)
26. Credibility= calling out racist comments no matter who says it.
Fri Apr 15, 2016, 09:35 PM
Apr 2016

Calling an African American woman a girl, telling her black lives matter in Africa, telling her she is supporting and defending murderers, defending Hillary calling KIDS super predators and more.

 

morningfog

(18,115 posts)
33. According to you. But I'm taking about Bill.
Fri Apr 15, 2016, 09:56 PM
Apr 2016

And your approval of his racist rant paired with your compulsion to repeatedly post an off topic quote from Bernie.

Viva_La_Revolution

(28,791 posts)
27. the way they used it, it did. I remember discussing this with my husband when they were first
Fri Apr 15, 2016, 09:40 PM
Apr 2016

saying it. He agreed with them, that's when i woke up to the fact that i had married a bigot. Divorced him a few years later.

uponit7771

(90,152 posts)
28. Yes, we agree... the way "they" ... meaning stupid racist people.. use the term is racist the
Fri Apr 15, 2016, 09:41 PM
Apr 2016

... way everyone else was using it at the time didn't mean blacks exclusively

Viva_La_Revolution

(28,791 posts)
29. they means the Clintons and the republicans at the time
Fri Apr 15, 2016, 09:45 PM
Apr 2016

Blaming all the crime on 'urban' populations, another of those code words from back then

 

hellofromreddit

(1,182 posts)
50. That's like defending the use of "n***ers" because you clearly just mean the bad ones
Fri Apr 15, 2016, 11:07 PM
Apr 2016

Racist language (and all bigoted language) depends on being imprecise--oversimplifying a group and giving room to let people bleed in their own biases. Bigoted language is meant to drive at people's emotions, not their reasoning--clear definitions would interfere with that. Nobody's bigoted against people exactly 6'1" tall or who have exactly $8 in their wallets--they're bigoted against whole groups they can paint with broad brushes. Lazy Mexicans, violent blacks, racist whites, conniving Jews, etc.

Pretending some racist bullshit line is somehow acceptable because the speaker only means some of "them" is clearly dishonest.

Case in point: "They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume, are good people."

uponit7771

(90,152 posts)
59. Clintons get the benefit of the doubt, the person who had someone call Obama niggerized
Sat Apr 16, 2016, 05:33 AM
Apr 2016

... last year stump for him in front of mostly white IA and NH does not

beam me up scottie

(57,349 posts)
79. Red herrings are an indication that you have no position to refute.
Sat Apr 16, 2016, 07:11 AM
Apr 2016

Why waste my time? No matter what the subject you always post about ghettos, Cornell West and the 'podium bird' even though they have nothing to do with the topic at hand. It's like watching some sort of bizarre performance art.

 

vintx

(1,748 posts)
81. So Hillary's personal support for policies which negatively impact
Sat Apr 16, 2016, 08:09 AM
Apr 2016

Black Americans to this day doesn't matter to you,

But guilt by association dues?

Hillary supporters are a trip.

uponit7771

(90,152 posts)
61. Because it's untrue and something pushed by the Reagan admin during the 80s. Most blacks...
Sat Apr 16, 2016, 05:35 AM
Apr 2016

... aren't poor and even most poor blacks don't live in "ghettos" (context of conversation)

Desert805

(392 posts)
84. He didn't say that and you (should) know it.
Sat Apr 16, 2016, 09:36 AM
Apr 2016

I don't want to assume you're being dishonest, so I'll just say (again) you're wrong.

 

nadinbrzezinski

(154,021 posts)
51. Here is another image of the first ghetto in history
Fri Apr 15, 2016, 11:16 PM
Apr 2016


And this is a JEWISH GETTHO in the Untied States. (In Chicago by the way)



You keep posting this and trying to gaslight me on Jewish history and the United States, ok.

Of course I saw already above that you do not care about any of this for real. So there are words crossing my mind...

uponit7771

(90,152 posts)
63. Those aren't poor areas, that was the connotation of the statement not people grouped in an area
Sat Apr 16, 2016, 05:37 AM
Apr 2016

... based on their religion.

That's the Sanders camp excuse to make themselves feel good about his ignorant statement

beam me up scottie

(57,349 posts)
52. That was great!
Fri Apr 15, 2016, 11:19 PM
Apr 2016

And watching the peanut gallery get their panties in a wad over a handshake in this thread is just the icing on the cake.


Tarc

(10,469 posts)
80. This is the totality of Sanders' outreach to the A-A community; optics
Sat Apr 16, 2016, 07:46 AM
Apr 2016

The cultural appropriation of a handshake isn't going to win anyone over, kids.

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