Left Losing Debt Debate- Pulls out Race Card

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    Since the class warfare is not working, the Left has pulled out the race card
    as predicted

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    The Hill reported:

    Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) on Friday strongly suggested that members of Congress are making it difficult for President Obama to raise the debt ceiling because of his race.

    “I do not understand what I think is the maligning and maliciousness [toward] this president,” said Jackson Lee, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus. “Why is he different? And in my community, that is the question that we raise. In the minority community that is question that is being raised. Why is this president being treated so disrespectfully? Why has the debt limit been raised 60 times? Why did the leader of the Senate continually talk about his job is to bring the president down to make sure he is unelected?”

    Earlier in her speech, Jackson Lee said Obama has been targeted unlike any other president.

    “I am particularly sensitive to the fact that only this president — only this one, only this one — has received the kind of attacks and disagreement and inability to work, only this one,” said Jackson Lee from the House floor.

    “Read between the lines,” she continued. “What is different about this president that should put him in a position that he should not receive the same kind of respectful treatment of when it is necessary to raise the debt limit in order to pay our bills, something required by both statute and the 14th amendment?”

    Jackson Lee concluded by saying that she hoped someone would step up and say that what appears obvious to her is not in fact true.
     
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    Cool, so we're defining entire political spectrums by one person now?
     
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    Well to be fair

    The Left is not that deep

    :eusa_angel:
     
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    Can't imagine you'd be happy if I defined the entire right side of the political spectrum or all Republicans by one of them who says we should lynch Obama and Holder.

    But be sure to keep up those double standards of yours. :thup:
     
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    Priceless!! :lol:

    Corner a rat and it will show it's fangs and hiss at you.
     
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    We all knew, it was only a matter of time
     
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    So do you disagree with Sheila?
     
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    did any other democrat congressperson come out and refute her claim?
     
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    Do they need to? Do you come out and refute every single claim of racism on the right? I've yet to see you do it at all.
     

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