Those of us not affiliated with the Republican National Committee KNOW why we’re not willing to hear what they have to say, but on occasion, we need to SPELL IT OUT.  The RNC continues to be stupid in their “attempts” to reach out to everyone not white and female.  The parody CD, “Barack, the Magic Negro” is one of the reasons people like me refuse to take the outreach attempts of the RNC seriously:

A candidate for the Republican National Committee chair sent out a holiday CD to committee members that includes the song “Barack the Magic Negro,” a parody first aired on Rush Limbaugh‘s radio show.

Chip Saltsman, the former campaign manager for Mike Huckabee who’s considered a long shot in the crowded field for RNC chair, is a friend of the song’s writer, Paul Shanklin, a comedian and frequent Limbaugh guest. The CD, called “We Hate the USA,” pokes fun at liberals, their causes, and their slip-ups with titles like “The Star Spanglish Banner,” “Love Client #9” and “Wright Place, Wrong Time.”

In a voice meant to recall Al Sharpton, Shanklin sings on the “Barack the Magic Negro”: “They’ll vote for him and not for me, cause he’s not from da hood. See, real black men like Snoop Dogg or me or Farrakhan have talked the talk and walked the walk, not come in late and won.”

Limbaugh first aired the song, which draws on a column from the Los Angeles Times, on his show in 2007.

And, as I recall, not a damned thing was done to Limbaugh for airing that shyt on his show; nor was there any denunciation of the parody by GOP leaders, but if the Democrats had done this….I won’t finish the statement.

Here’s the killer:

To date, no Republican officials have condemned the CD. (Emphasis mine).

To those of you who visit this blog and exhort JJP readers to give the Republican Party a shot for consideration, antics like this one continue to set you back from progress.  We’d love to consider other political dance partners, but we don’t want to dance with those who would as soon hang us from a tree in addition to dancing with us at the party.

And you wonder why your party continues to lose African-Americans who sobered up off your RNC punch, Latinos and others – we know what you really think of POC, women and the LGBT community; you consider us people to be ridiculed, mocked, scorned and pimped for personal gain.  The concept of “inclusion” is alien to your leadership, and leadership sets the tone. If the tone of racial bigotry and aminus is the tone the Republican Party continues to insist on taking, your party will find itself in the minority for a long time to come.

Not that there’s anything wrong with THAT.

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