Racist Daily Caller Hears First Lady Say ‘Fried Chicken’ And Automatically Thinks ‘Black People’
[su_right_ad]The right-wing media’s hatred for Michelle Obama is a well-documented and lucrative fact, but even they may have gone too far in seizing on the First Lady’s recent comments about the midterm elections and fried chicken.
It all started when conservative websites like Tucker Carlson’s The Daily Caller, The Washington Times, American Thinker, Weasel Zippers, and even radio giant Rush Limbaugh began reporting that Ms. Obama had offered “black voters” a chance at some “fried chicken” if they voted for Democrats (although Rush alternated between “blacks” and “African-Americans). The Daily Caller proclaimed “Michelle To Black Voters: Just Vote Democrat, Then Celebrate With Fried Chicken,” while Weasel Zippers hammered home the subtext by calling Mrs. Obama’s comments “RACIST!”
The point they are making is, of course, devastating. As the ironically-named American Thinker explained, the First Lady’s remarks constitute “racial stereotyping that would get a white politician excommunicated from decent society,” because, like, how come they can say the n-word, and white people can’t? It’s just racist. Or at best, reverse-racist. I was just about to congratulate The Daily Caller‘s editors for their steel-trap-like logic when I actually listened to what Michelle Obama said on Roland Martin’s radio show…READ MORE