Liberal Journalist Misplays Race Card Badly

When it comes to the race card game, you can’t win with a liberal. If you’re conservative, you’re racist no matter how you play it. As the 2012 GOP Convention progresses, this liberal con game is once again in play. You’d think Republicans would have learned by now. When it comes to issues on race, you may as well be playing Three Card Monty with a downtown street hustler. No matter how you play it, you will lose.

During the convention, the Dems and their compliant media toadies have used a ruse that everyone should be well aware of by now. Republicans get accused of pandering to minorities when they’re included, and accused of purposely excluding them when they’re not. Republicans are racist either way, in this liberal heads-I-win-tails-you-lose shell game.

Yesterday, karma may have finally caught up with the liberal media when Yahoo’s Washington Bureau Chief David Chalian was fired after he was recorded at the Republican National Convention saying the GOP was “happy to have a party with black people drowning.” Racist, idiotic, and just a little bit confusing. Was Chalian implying that only blacks were going to drown as a result of hurricane flooding? What about whites—wouldn’t they drown too? Or does he believe that whites are more buoyant with better swimming skills than blacks? We’ll probably never know what was really going through that liberal muddled mind.

One thing that would make the incident deliciously complete would be if the Romney campaign offered Chalian a job. In fact I’d recommend that the RNC make a big public deal out of it. They could release a statement saying, “We’re dedicated to putting Americans back to work, not firing them.”

Hey, if there were some such thing as Fantasy Politics similar to what they have in professional sports, that’s how I’d play it.

The Bets Are In, The Stakes Are High

When Barack Obama made his since-gone-viral “you didn’t build that” speech (Twitter #YDBT) he turned over a very telling card in a socialist hand that he’s been building since his 2008 campaign. Now that DC Hold’em 2012 is in full play, the cards are taking shape for everyone to see.

As you might recall during the 2008 campaign, Obama told Ohio resident “Joe the Plumber” that we needed to “spread the wealth.” There were plenty of savvy political players who believed that he had just tipped his hand, yet the suckers remained at the table and checked their bets. Then days before the election Obama raised the stakes and said that he intended to “fundamentally transform America.” The chumps stayed in the game, and Obama took the White House.

Now that Barack “Hawaiian Slim” Obama continues turning over his cards, one might wonder why there are still dupes at the table ripe for fleecing. The answer comes in three words: Government funded entitlements. Obama is no doubt pleased with the progress he’s made in the fundamental transformation he’s sought: a new class of Americans who are not only beholden to the State, they’ve embraced their servitude. Obama said it himself. “It’s working.”

Back in the old days, slaves didn’t like being slaves. They aspired to liberty—even willing to risk their lives for a chance at freedom. But the 20th century gave us the insidious promises of socialism, a flawed system that continues to attract the slow learners on the Left. Barak Obama is betting that he can still keep enough pidgeons in the game who’ll buy into his shady hand.

Not one to hedge his bets, Obama sweetened the pot with his latest declaration of “a new vision of an America in which prosperity is shared.” Can there be any doubt where he wants to take this country? A statist collective that would even impress Europe. Really, the only question that remains in this drawn out round of political poker is if voters in November will call his bluff.