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View Diary: Gov. Paul LePage tells fellow Republicans: Obama 'hates white people' (142 comments)

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  •  Sophistry (0+ / 0-)

    IMO, all that LePage says is just word play, designed to give white base Republicans a reason for their hate of Obama, nothing else, no matter how much LePage or the diarist spins it.

    I mean, if Obama hated you first, then you have a reason for your hate, so this assertion by LePage gives cover for the portion of the base that previously couldn't peg their discomfort with the President to anything specific.

    Just another page in the Republican playbook, used to raise money, and give the base another reason to vote.

    Throw in a healthy dose of projection, and it's really as simple as this.

    Our problem, as progressives, is getting the Trad Media to even look at such an idea.

    People can foresee the future only when it coincides with their own wishes, and the most grossly obvious facts can be ignored when they are unwelcome. - George Orwell

    by paz3 on Tue Aug 20, 2013 at 01:56:45 PM PDT

    •  If we ever reach Libertopia... (0+ / 0-)

      ...I expect the wealthy will, as ever, almost always be able to cast any use of force on their part as 'self-defence'---they're good people, and good people don't initiate force, therefore....

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