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Juan Williams: GOP Has Become Almost a Completely White Party

Is calling the president "lawless" now a racial slur?

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Paula Bolyard

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August 3, 2014 - 5:42 pm
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It all started with Michael Needham from Heritage Action saying that President Obama is “lawless.” Liberal National Journal columnist Ron Fournier interrupted, saying “You’re calling him lawless?” as if Needham had hurled a racial epithet at the president. That set off a heated panel discussion on Fox News Sunday between Needham, Fournier, and Juan Williams, who ultimately concluded that the Republican Party has become “almost a completely white party.”

Williams said that Republicans and those on the right “have demonized” the president with talk about impeachment. He said,  ”Lots of people, especially in the minority communities, see it as an attack on the first black president. Think it’s unfair. And so it’s going to spur their turnout in the mid- terms, which is going to be critical in several races.”

Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace asked Williams to clarify his comments. “Do you think that the Republican opposition to this president … is racial, or do you think it is based on principles and policies?” Wallace asked.

“Well, all I can do is look at the numbers. If you look at the core constituency, the people who are in, let’s say Tea Party opposition, support of impeachment, there’s no diversity, it’s a white, older group of people. As to whether or not it’s racial, look, President Obama and others have said there are some people who don’t like him because of his race; some people who do like him. But I would say if you just break it down as a matter of political analysis and say who is this group, it reminds me that the Republican Party has become almost a completely white party,” Williams said.

Needham objected strongly to Williams’ charges. “Chris, if you were to open up your dictionary to the word irony, you would find Juan Williams in there claiming I’m demonizing people because I am saying the president of the United States is lawless, which by the way the Supreme Court agreed with.” Needham added, “You’re the one demonizing people who are concerned about the fact that we have a crisis of the Constitution, with Jonathan Turley, a liberal law professor, just testifying in the last couple of weeks … you are the one demonizing. You’re demonizing good people who are concerned about a president who’s weak and out of control.”

Williams shot back at Needham’s accusation that the president was lawless. “We had a principled argument about President Obama’s actions and use of executive actions and authority. But you call him lawless as if he’s an outlaw. As if, you know, you have him riding the range. We got to go get that guy.”

Williams then reached for the race card. “The people who want him impeached, they’re all white and they are all older and guess what, they are all in the far right wing of the Republican Party.”

“And he might as well have said they are all racist. That’s ridiculous,” Needham responded.

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"When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser" Socrates

IMO, what makes Juan Williams particularly loathsome is my sense that he knows he's full of BS.
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Juan Williams said this: "“Well, all I can do is look at the numbers. If you look at the core constituency, the people who are in, let’s say Tea Party opposition, support of impeachment, there’s no diversity, it’s a white, older group of people. As to whether or not it’s racial, look, President Obama and others have said there are some people who don’t like him because of his race; some people who do like him. But I would say if you just break it down as a matter of political analysis and say who is this group, it reminds me that the Republican Party has become almost a completely white party,”

Nowhere in that trash is there an answer to the question of whether he thinks Republicans objections to Obama are about principles and policies. When are people going to start publicly calling out these racists on this crap?
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Poor Juan...having to defend the tragically disappointing and inept first black president in America's history.
And on FOX news no less! Gawd, how I feel for all my black
Friends, so happy and proud and rightfully so in '08 only to see
The 'One' reduced to the skinny insignificant chief fundraiser and object
Of derision in every world capital in '14. But there's a lesson to be
Learned here; that arrogance is poison to mere mortals who believe
They have wings.
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Juan Williams is a pitiful tool for the race pimps. He conveniently forget that the Republican Party has never received less than 25% of the Hispanic vote. Bush got 42% and Reagan more. JW knows this but it doesn't fit the talking points given by the Commies in his party.
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detroit has almost become a third world hl hole
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Let's look at the other side of this equation: The Democrat party has become the party of Black people.....Why? Black people support by 97% an incompetent "president" with a resume so thin that if he was white wouldn't have even won a single primary. Why?

Juan, if you are looking for racism, you are looking in the WRONG place.
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What you have to do, dear Juan, is to call your boss Mr Murdoch and tell him that he is a white oppressor and you are no takin' no salary from a white man anymoah. Show them the kind of man you are Juan! C'm'on go back to Panama to pick bananas with pride! Tell the man to take that job and shove it! You may even be called to the White House for a ring-kissing ceremony. Go Juan! Go!
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Juan Williams is the perfect example of the brainless OBOZO loving DemocRAT RACIST.
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“almost a completely white party.”

If only the GOP was representing white interests that well.
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There was a show that showcased homes of celebrities. They did Juan Williams' home. All the books on his shelf were about race. He is clearly obsessed about race.
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I wouldn't give the flying fart out of a baboon's butt for anything Juan Williams has to say about anything.
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What Juan fails to recognize is that, that is because the Left is demonizing White People as evil oppressors and scapegoating them. The reason why minorities flock to the Democrats is because they have been agitated by Marxists, to whip up their hate and resentment of White People (Christians, Men). Thus white people flock to the party that isnt filled with people that hate them, and policies designed to disempower them, discriminate against them, and dislocate them via colonization.

The problem isnt that the GOP is a mostly White party, but rather that the Democrats are a mostly Hate party.
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