MSNBC’s Toure: Romney Is Engaging in ‘Niggerization’ of Obama (Updated)
August 16, 2012 - 2:22 pm
On today’s The Cycle on MSNBC, panelist Toure made up a new word to try to paint Mitt Romney as a racist.
Co-host Touré saw what he believes to be explicit racial connotations beneath what Romney was saying, calling it the “niggerization” of the campaign.
“That really bothered me,” he said. “You notice he said anger twice. He’s really trying to use racial coding and access some really deep stereotypes about the angry black man. This is part of the playbook against Obama, the ‘otherization,’ he’s not like us.”
“I know it’s a heavy thing, I don’t say it lightly, but this is ‘niggerization,’” Touré said to the apparent shock of his co-panelists. “You are not one of us, you are like the scary black man who we’ve been trained to fear.”