Skip to main content

From one of my least favorite Congressmen (and even though it's a long list he's probably Top 10), Pete Joekstra (R-Scared White People, North of Mason-Dixon Line Division).

Joekstra polluted the airwaves in MI on Super Bowl Sunday running this ad before and during the game.

There are a lot of things offensive with this ad. First, it's obviously offensive to Asian-Americans, and specifically Chinese-Americans. Second, the actress seemed a little confused...if you're going to do racial stereotyping, do it right. She is a little too polished, not nearly FOB enough.

Finally, it's hilarious that the GOP would criticize Dems on spending, since 2000 they took a surplus and turned it into a $15T deficit.

In typical GOP fashion, the original version has disabled both comments and voting. The version I've embedded does. So, you know what to do there, although I expect the link to get pulled before too long.

I'll leave you with this little offering from Bill Maher, proving again the GOP is the crazy party.

Your Email has been sent.
You must add at least one tag to this diary before publishing it.

Add keywords that describe this diary. Separate multiple keywords with commas.
Tagging tips - Search For Tags - Browse For Tags


More Tagging tips:

A tag is a way to search for this diary. If someone is searching for "Barack Obama," is this a diary they'd be trying to find?

Use a person's full name, without any title. Senator Obama may become President Obama, and Michelle Obama might run for office.

If your diary covers an election or elected official, use election tags, which are generally the state abbreviation followed by the office. CA-01 is the first district House seat. CA-Sen covers both senate races. NY-GOV covers the New York governor's race.

Tags do not compound: that is, "education reform" is a completely different tag from "education". A tag like "reform" alone is probably not meaningful.

Consider if one or more of these tags fits your diary: Civil Rights, Community, Congress, Culture, Economy, Education, Elections, Energy, Environment, Health Care, International, Labor, Law, Media, Meta, National Security, Science, Transportation, or White House. If your diary is specific to a state, consider adding the state (California, Texas, etc). Keep in mind, though, that there are many wonderful and important diaries that don't fit in any of these tags. Don't worry if yours doesn't.

You can add a private note to this diary when hotlisting it:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from your hotlist?
Are you sure you want to remove your recommendation? You can only recommend a diary once, so you will not be able to re-recommend it afterwards.
Rescue this diary, and add a note:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from Rescue?
Choose where to republish this diary. The diary will be added to the queue for that group. Publish it from the queue to make it appear.

You must be a member of a group to use this feature.

Add a quick update to your diary without changing the diary itself:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary?
(The diary will be removed from the site and returned to your drafts for further editing.)
(The diary will be removed.)
Are you sure you want to save these changes to the published diary?

Comment Preferences

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site