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Spiritwalker
01-15-2011, 04:46 PM
http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2011/01/14/maine-governor-says-naacp-can-kiss-my-butt/


Maine governor says NAACP can 'kiss my butt'
mug.cnnpolitics By: CNN Political Unit

(CNN) Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage is keeping up his reputation for blunt language, telling an unhappy NAACP chapter that they can "kiss my butt."

The governor made the comments to CNN affiliate WCSH after being asked about criticism he received from the organization for refusing to attend an event it is sponsoring on behalf of Martin Luther King Day.

"They are a special interest. End of story...and I'm not going to be held hostage by special interests. And if they want, they can look at my family picture. My son happens to be black, so they can do whatever they'd like about it," LePage said.

The governor has an adopted son from Jamaica, according to WSCH.

Specifically, the NAACP event involved meeting with black prisoners at the state prison. Le Page maintains the organization rejected his requirement to meet with all prisoners at the event.


"That wasn't acceptable to them," LePage said. "So, tough luck."

During his campaign for governor, the Tea Party-backed LePage faced fire when he said he would tell President Obama to "go to hell" if he was elected. LePage later said he regretted the bluntness of his words.



They way I take this is... The NAACP wanted him to meet with just black inmates... he wanted to meet with all inmates....

NAACP said.. basically..IMO..."If you don't want to meet with just the black inmates.. we don't want you at our event"...

I feel that if they would have thought the black inmates.. would benefit from him being there.. they would just rather throw away their opportunity.. to not benefit the white inmates...

Crisco
01-15-2011, 09:30 PM
Well played Lepage... Well played.

Black son line is priceless. Nothing they can say about that.

NateR
01-15-2011, 11:31 PM
I've always felt that groups like the NAACP were no better than groups like the Ku Klux Klan. This kind of thing only helps to prove it.

Crisco
01-17-2011, 02:24 AM
I've always felt that groups like the NAACP were no better than groups like the Ku Klux Klan. This kind of thing only helps to prove it.

Maybe a little bit better...

Not many lynchings under the naacp's belt

Spiritwalker
01-17-2011, 03:17 AM
Maybe a little bit better...

Not many lynchings under the naacp's belt

physical lynchings... no.. political... yes...

Crisco
01-17-2011, 01:09 PM
physical lynchings... no.. political... yes...

Too very different lynchings lol

NateR
01-17-2011, 04:20 PM
Maybe a little bit better...

Not many lynchings under the naacp's belt

At least none that can be directly traced back to them. However, the media does a good job of burying the truth of black-on-white hate crimes.

Spiritwalker
01-17-2011, 05:00 PM
At least none that can be directly traced back to them. However, the media does a good job of burying the truth of black-on-white hate crimes.

Whachu talking 'bout Willis????

Everyone loves Whitey... one one hurts Whitey..