Did you know that the government is shut down right now because the GOP is racist?!
Me neither. But that doesn’t stop liberals from *wishing* it were true. (Which is almost kind of like it is *actually* true, right?)
You too can become educated on the liberals’ narrative of the government shutdown, thanks to five liberal pundits who don’t know the difference between fact and fantasy.
Check out their pseudo-reality on the government shutdown below.
1) “It’s a government shut down / Because our president is brown”
Ah, lyrical eloquence set to rap music to explain what’s going on. I understand everything so much better, now.
Move Boehner, get out the way! / Get out the way, Boehner, get out the way!
It’s a government shut down / Because our president is brown
Republicans hate Obama so badly / They jeopardize the livelihood of thousands of families!
John Boehner, Speaker of the House? / Nothin’ but bull[bleep] comes outta his mouth!
Obamacare is law, but Boehner keeps hatin’ / Opposin’ health care? That sounds like Satan.
2) The GOP shutdown is “race-baiting”
Joan Walsh at Salon writes in an article titled “The real story of the shutdown: 50 years of GOP race-baiting”:
The simple truth is this: It’s the culmination of 50 years of evolving yet consistent Republican strategy to depict government as the enemy, an oppressor that works primarily as the protector of and provider for African-Americans, to the detriment of everyone else. The fact that everything came apart under our first African-American president wasn’t an accident, it was probably inevitable.”
Unfortunately, one bad article was not enough. She had to continue:
“Under so many rocks the GOP has thrown at Democratic presidents, you’ll find the moldy residue of racism. It’s a fact.”
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