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Time for the truth:  Republican Mo Brooks tells us that the Democratic Party is undertaking a "War on Whites" but I think most people are missing the point and are foolishly seeing this as a statement made in English when it should be understood in Mo's native language:  Republican.

The standard translation of Mo Brooks' "War on Whites" statement is that he sees that under Obama and the Democrats that white people are suffering and coloured people are living in a new age of power and influence in the US which not only balances out but far exceeds the hundreds of years of inequality and oppression previously experienced.

But that's because you're using the English definitions of words.  Silly you.

Let's look at the Republican definitions of words.

"War on":  We can pretty much ignore this term because it's been over- and mis-used to the point of becoming trite nonsense (if it was ever anything more than trite nonsense in the first place.

"Whites":  This seems the easy part.  Anyone "non-coloured" or with "white skin" but, no, no, no.  You're forgetting that for Republicans that poor whites are really a type of coloured people, so a war on whites doesn't include the poor whites.  Really, you can't count them.  Except when it comes to voting.  So what about middle class white people?  They don't exist.  They're either potential poor white people or potential rich white people.  And more likely potential poor white people who think they are potential rich people.  So that only leaves rich white people.

And, of course, the Republicans think the Democrats are participating in a War on Rich White People.  Their Rich White donors tell them it's happening so it must be true.

- DUG.

Originally posted to Duggy1138 on Tue Aug 05, 2014 at 06:16 PM PDT.

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  •  Last word should be "true"? (eom) (2+ / 0-)
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    sunbro, Mopshell
  •  A "war on whites"? (2+ / 0-)
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    Mopshell, Villabolo

    And yet Mitt Romney tried to warn us in 2012 about the Eeeeeevil Barack Obama! NOW, there a "war on whites"!! Oh My Gawd!!!

    -4.75, -5.33 Cheney 10/05/04: "I have not suggested there is a connection between Iraq and 9/11."

    by sunbro on Tue Aug 05, 2014 at 07:03:00 PM PDT

  •  Great diary - loved it! (◕‿◕) (3+ / 0-)
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    bahaba, Villabolo, ajaradom

    Tipped and rec'd!

    Republicans really do view the middle class as existing in a temporary, holding pattern - a place from which people are either elevated to the wealthy or sink down to the poor. I think that really is how they see them and, of course, having a two-class only system is so much easier for them to understand and work with. The rich are to be congratulated and rewarded while the poor should be eliminated. It explains everything about their policies.

    Please note that lamps in the Magic Lamp Emporium are on a genie time-share program so there may be a slight delay in wish fulfillment. (◕‿◕)

    by Mopshell on Tue Aug 05, 2014 at 07:16:30 PM PDT

  •  Tips for Snark (2+ / 0-)
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    Good diary.  I want to see the new snarknado movie soon.

  •  War on whites?? (0+ / 0-)

    OK the reality is it is not a war, its a teaching to the rich they need the other two income brackets to have enough money to keep the economy going.

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