Republican Fundraising Strategy: Stoke ‘Fear’ of Obama and ‘Socialism’

March 4, 2010


3 Responses to “Republican Fundraising Strategy: Stoke ‘Fear’ of Obama and ‘Socialism’”

  1. Dan the Man on March 5th, 2010 11:25 pm

    “Bigotry”? I see no bigotry here, the Joker was waaay cooler than Obama.

  2. The Hypocrisy of the GOP marches on! « on March 7th, 2010 1:49 pm

    [...] Republican Fundraising Strategy: Stoke ‘Fear’ of Obama and ‘Socialism’ The veil has been lifted off of the public veneer of Republican fundraising strategies, with Politico’s expose yesterday of a 72-page PowerPoint document which details plans to stoke “fear” of President Obama and pledges to “save the country from trending toward socialism.” The document also contains an offensive slide, entitled “The Evil Empire,” which contains a crude caricature depicting Obama as the Joker from Batman labeled Socialism; an image frequently seen at tea party protests. When news that the controversial document was published, reached the Republican National Committee, staffers moved quickly to try and distance Chairman Michael Steele from its contents, claiming he wasn’t aware of it. But this particular horse has already left the barn, as it were, and despite all of the backtracking in the world, it’s been obvious for quite some time that the Party of no ideas will sink to despicable levels of fear and hate-mongering to reclaim power. [...]

  3. tp on March 7th, 2010 4:16 pm

    During the 60s and 70s your left justified their anger by teaching themselves it was okay to hate the war – because war is bad.
    During the Bush years your left justified their anger by teaching their children it was okay to hate him – because Bush was bad.
    Now your left teach their children it’s okay to hate Rebublicans.

    Hate is never appropriate!

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