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Racist guy is super not-racist because he plays basketball with his boys, so it’s all cool now

By TBogg
Friday, April 11, 2014 20:03 EDT
Chris McDaniel

On a scale of 1 to Super Maxi Hunka-Hunka Burning Cross Grand Kleagle of the KKK,  how racist do you have to be to maybe be unelectable in Mississippi?

If you answered ‘Chris McDaniel’ you would be correct. [We would also have accepted 'Editor at Breitbart.com.']

Mississippi state senator McDaniel is hoping to supplant long-time Republican U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, who has held his seat since 1978, because Thad has gone soft in his old age and doesn’t hate on the gubmint and Obammer enuf.


Unfortunately for McDaniel he was born with the gift of gab, yet not with the foresight to know that words you say with your mouth can return to bite you on the ass. Metaphorically, of course.  So when the Wall Street Journal reported that McDaniel was, let’s say ‘indelicate,’ when discussing race in 2006 not-post-racial America, he got a little hot and panicky under his 300 thread-count percale evening wear collar.

Fortunately for him the Weekly Standard – home of the wonderful folks who gave you Sarah Palin – came to his rescue like a White Knight of the South.

First off Chris McDaniel wants you to know that, despite sharing an alimentary canal and banging that guy’s wife, he doesn’t even know this v.2006 Chris McDaniel poseur, who sounds like a total dick.

In a phone interview with THE WEEKLY STANDARD, McDaniel distanced himself from his past comments.

Good enough for me. What’s for dinner? Let’s vote!

Oh, wait. There’s more.

2006 Chris McDaniel said he wouldn’t pay taxes if they were just going into the pockets of shiftless no-account lazy children-of-slaves blahs because, hey, haven’t his ancestors done enough for them by losing a war over them? 2006 Chris:

“If they pass reparations and my taxes go up, I ain’t paying taxes,” McDaniel says. “How you going to make me pay for something I had nothing to do with? How you going to do that to me?”

Also, too speaking about a video game featuring a white wrestler holding down a black wrestler that some said was racially charged, 2006 Chris said:

“There’s a white woman, and she’s holding down a black woman. The world’s gone nuts. Listen to this. Minority groups in California screaming that the image is racist. ‘San Francisco politician Tom LeLand says ‘It’s racially charged, unnecessary and clearly offensive to our community.’”

“Well, she wasn’t holding down a gay guy.”

Well , at least he wasn’t racist about the gays.

What does 2o14 Chris have to say now?

Given some of his racially-tinged remarks, how would he be able to reach out to African-American voters? ”I reach out to them because they are fellow Mississippians. I love them,” McDaniel told me. “They’re my friends. They’re my neighbors. They’re who I went to school with. They’re who I played basketball with. They’re wonderful human beings.” People shouldn’t be treated as “racial collectives” but rather as “individuals,” McDaniel said, adding: “I reject racism in all its forms.”

His acknowledgment that he has played basketball with ‘them’ can only be taken to mean that he shares a deep spiritual bond with them as old as I’m Gwin’ Up To Heab’n Anyhow , so slap my hand, black soul man!

Also, too too. About that thing where 2006 Chris called those Mexican sleepy senoritas with the eyes on fire a bunch of ‘hot tamales?’

Why don’t we all immigrate south, let’s go to Mexico. You know, a dollar bill can buy a mansion in Mexico.” he continues, then asking his co-host to translate, “Do you have a sister?”

“What about mamacita?” McDaniel asks. “I think it basically means — and again, I’m an English-speaking Anglo, I have no idea what it means actually. But I’ve said it a few times, just for fun. And I think it basically means, ‘Hey, hot mama. You’re a fine looking young thing.’”

2014 Chris don’ know nuffin’ bout mamacita-ing no ladies:

McDaniel said that he was unable to comment on his “mamacita” remarks because he doesn’t recall the context of the conversation. “I don’t remember, it was almost ten years ago,” McDaniel said. “I was a conservative talk radio host. We talked about dozens and dozens and dozens of issues.”

Weekly Standard writer John McCormack noted that, after his interview with the New Improved Totally Not Racist 2014 Chris McClintock, word got out about his boobie fixation, which is a shame because I’d would have liked to read about 2014  Chris disavowing boobs.

And not the ones who’ll still vote for him…


Kiss me, deadly: If Vance McAllister had hired a hooker, he’d be talking about Benghazi today

By TBogg
Thursday, April 10, 2014 4:58 EDT

December in Louisiana – sultry and damp as a Fox News blonde. I was working late, signing a stack of letters to district voters to go out in the morning mail. The usual song and dance. Looking for funding to repair potholes in front of their crackerbox homes, 90th birthday wishes to some drooling old-timer in a home for the nearly dead, promising to look into impeaching that ‘colored boy in the White House.’ We…


GOP checks into Hotel Breitbart California, finds it’s not at all like the brochures said

By TBogg
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 14:27 EDT

In the great state of California, Republican office holders are about as rare as high school diplomas in the Palin household. Even in an election year, the state GOP brain-trust is having a hell of a time rounding up anyone who can – at the very minimum – fog  a…


Men who love men who hate men who love men

By TBogg
Sunday, April 6, 2014 22:45 EDT

‘Oh no, there goes CEO, go go Mozilla’ – Blue Oyster Cult, sorta As a rule, white conservatives love love love victims. Providing, of course the victims aren’t blacks who are still fighting institutional racism. Or old people who didn’t plan for their future and now come begging, hat in…


An oppressive white privileged heteronormative look at Suey Park’s SQUIRREL! interview

By TBogg
Thursday, April 3, 2014 19:01 EDT

Yesterday morning I sat down at  ‘the place where the magic happens‘ (my desk) fully intending to write about the #CancelColbert nothing-burger that gripped America for a 72-hour news cycle before the country moved on to discussing more important things like waffle tacos at Taco Bell and Bruce Jenner plastic…


In wake of Ft. Hood shooting, conservative gun nuts immediately shoot off their mouths

By TBogg

It is a sad fact of life that, in this world that the NRA has made, nothing brings out the hot gun lovin’ like a tragic shooting that happens to someone else at a good safe distance. In the wake of the Sandy Hook shooting, while most American parents were…


Sarah Palin reads dumb Breitbart thing, accepts challenge, writes something dumber

By TBogg
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 12:20 EDT

I’ve often said that it is fairly obvious that Sarah Palin pays someone to write the things that show up on her ShoutyFace page because most of the time it doesn’t read like  the meth-fueled glossolalia of a not-particularly-bright 14-year-old. However it looks like  yesterday someone left a computer at…


The resurrection of Chris Christie: Presidential contender, oblivious overseer, innocent man

By TBogg
Monday, March 31, 2014 2:37 EDT

When we last left the future presidential prospects of New Jersey Governor and teacher-yeller-atter Chris Christie, the barely breathing carcass had washed up on the Jersey Shore where it heaved and gasped and stunk up the area like a week-old chum bucket left in the sun. It seemed that only…


The worst about us is how we treat the least among us

By TBogg
Friday, March 28, 2014 10:58 EDT

(You can donate to Shanesha Taylor here) Here are a few headlines from the last three days. As N.H. shelters close, one question: ‘Where are we supposed to go?’ On Wednesday night, Locke slept in one of 68 beds available at one of two winter homeless shelters in Concord. When…


‘Hobby Lobby’ Is Not Slang For ‘Vagina’ – A Guide For Guys

By TBogg
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 14:22 EDT

You lead a busy life. When you’re not wasting time at work, bip-bopping around the internet checking out ESPN.com or looking at pictures of hot actresses without their make-up and wondering if you’d still ‘do’ them, you still make time to do your real job: whether it is processing an…