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GOP's Lazy Stereotype

POSTED: September 04, 2012, 6:13 pm

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As if it were not enough that Republicans have attempted to brand him a foreigner, tried to use Islam as a blunt force weapon again him, and outright lied regarding some elements of his landmark health care initiative, now the GOp is resorting to the lazy Black man stereotype. As part of their Charlotte counter offensive the GOP has launched a website boldy proclaiming "Obama isn't Working." It is the latest of a string of coded racist messages that Republicans are sending out to their mainly white, middle class male constituents.

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