Pages

Jump to bottom

7 comments

1 Slumbering Behemoth Stinks  Thu, Mar 29, 2012 11:20:51pm

Heh, he also called him "Barack Ovama".

No, I did not watch the entire video, and no, I am not inclined to give Santorum the benefit of any doubt, but currently I'm more likely to chalk this up to a combination of exhaustion, inebriation, and piss poor speaking skills.

2 Lord Baron Viscount Duke Earl Count Planckton  Thu, Mar 29, 2012 11:43:12pm

Here's that moment:

And yes, I think it's presumptious to claim that the n-word is what he was trying to say. Reminds me of another story where there was half of a word needlessly interpreted in a bad way.

3 Slumbering Behemoth Stinks  Fri, Mar 30, 2012 12:00:29am

re: #2 Liberty Hedgehog (fka Freedom Alligator)

What are you? Some kind of racist apologist? Jump to my conclusion, damn it!!!

/speculation is a funny thing...

4 Lord Baron Viscount Duke Earl Count Planckton  Fri, Mar 30, 2012 12:01:40am

re: #2 Liberty Hedgehog (fka Freedom Alligator)

For one thing, the n-word simply doesn't fit any context. "Govt n***" isn't really a phrase that would roll off the tongue in this context.

As he was talking about foreign policy before and after (anti-war, ..., US source for division, pull out/pull back), this may have had something to do with "government negotiating with Iran" (which was one of the issues during the 2008 campaign, "pre-conditions" and all that) or "with terrorists".

5 Eclectic Infidel  Fri, Mar 30, 2012 1:01:40am

Stand up for human rights? Hypocrite!

6 Charles Johnson  Fri, Mar 30, 2012 1:07:05pm

I actually didn't believe that Santorum was saying "black people" in that infamous "blah" moment.

But in this video, he very clearly does say the first syllable of the N word. And the context of what he's saying doesn't really make it any better. He wasn't talking about negotiation either before or after this. He WAS, however, talking about Obama "dividing America along racial lines."

I don't know if he almost slipped and said the N word or not - I can't look into his mind. But he definitely did say the first syllable, right after ranting about racial division.

7 Decatur Deb  Fri, Mar 30, 2012 1:09:20pm

re: #4 Liberty Hedgehog (fka Freedom Alligator)

For one thing, the n-word simply doesn't fit any context. "Govt n***" isn't really a phrase that would roll off the tongue in this context.

As he was talking about foreign policy before and after (anti-war, ..., US source for division, pull out/pull back), this may have had something to do with "government negotiating with Iran" (which was one of the issues during the 2008 campaign, "pre-conditions" and all that) or "with terrorists".

The preceding word wasn't (noun) 'goverment'. It was (adjective) 'anti-government'.


This page has been archived.
Comments are closed.

Jump to top

Create a PageThis is the LGF Pages posting bookmarklet. To use it, drag this button to your browser's bookmark bar, and title it 'LGF Pages' (or whatever you like). Then browse to a site you want to post, select some text on the page to use for a quote, click the bookmarklet, and the Pages posting window will appear with the title, text, and any embedded video or audio files already filled in, ready to go.
Or... you can just click this button to open the Pages posting window right away.
Last updated: 2016-01-01 10:29 am PST
LGF User's Guide RSS Feeds

Help support Little Green Footballs!

Subscribe now for ad-free access!Register and sign in to a free LGF account before subscribing, and your ad-free access will be automatically enabled.

Recent PagesClick to refresh
Love in the Time of Climate Change: Grizzlies and Polar Bears Are Now Mating BARROW, Alaska -- Most Alaskans and Canadians have a bear story - tales of fearsome grizzlies, even polar bears. But a mix of the two? They're known as pizzlies or grolars, and they're a fusion of the Arctic white ...
Thanos
6 hours, 39 minutes ago
Views: 151 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 3 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Possible Murderer John McAfee’s Presidential Campaign Ad Deeply Crazy, as Is John McAfee Oh boy! It’s that very special time of the year: The fringe candidate ads are here! Feast on this brilliant sample of sensory overload from Libertarian presidential candidate John McAffee. Yes, the antivirus guy. Yes, the one who “was ...
Reality Based Steve
7 hours, 12 minutes ago
Views: 155 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Administrators Are Still Enforcing Antiquated Ideas About How to Celebrate Prom It’s prom season — the time of year when school administrators attempt to enforce the gender norms, as well as the rules of heteronormativity, that were followed when they were growing up. Students have been resisting this for years. ...
The French Rat
7 hours, 28 minutes ago
Views: 164 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Boycott Over N.C. LGBT Law Hits More Than Music Fans Stagehand Kery Eller doesn’t own any Bruce Springsteen albums, but he would smash them if he did. Eller says he expected to earn at least $3,000 working the sold-out Springsteen concert and other high-profile shows around the state before ...
Thanos
8 hours ago
Views: 208 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Padres Discipline Employee After Gay Men’s Chorus Is Drowned Out Singing National Anthem The San Diego Padres said late Sunday that it had disciplined an employee and stopped working with a contractor who was responsible for marring the performance of the national anthem by the San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus. The choir’s ...
Thanos
8 hours, 52 minutes ago
Views: 246 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
California Voter Registration Soaring as June 7 Primary Approaches Californians are registering to vote in breathtaking numbers not seen since the Reagan Revolution, as the no-holds-barred presidential primary season and tech-based outreach efforts have rousted more than 1 million people from their political slumber. Registration often spiked on ...
Thanos
11 hours, 9 minutes ago
Views: 332 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 5 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Likes: 2
Comments: 0
: 3
Supreme Court Rejects GOP Challenge to Va. Redistricting Plan The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a Republican challenge to redistricting in Virginia, leaving in place a map that could prove more favorable to Democrats. The court unanimously held that Reps. Rob WittmanRob WittmanOvernight Regulation: GOP lose Supreme Court ...
Thanos
11 hours, 16 minutes ago
Views: 299 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 23 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Likes: 2
Comments: 0
: 3
Second Person Pleads Guilty in Plot to Bomb Fort Riley The person he was assisting, John T. Booker, was following Islamic state ideology. A 30-year-old Topeka man involved in the conspiracy to set off a bomb at Fort Riley, Kan., pleaded guilty Monday in federal court. Alexander E. Blair ...
Thanos
11 hours, 17 minutes ago
Views: 305 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 21 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 1
Austria Far Right Thwarted, Van Der Bellen Elected President Alexander Van der Bellen has won Austria's presidential election, preventing Norbert Hofer from becoming the EU's first far-right head of state. Mr Van der Bellen, a pro-EU independent backed by the Greens, beat Mr Hofer by just 31,000 votes ...
Thanos
11 hours, 26 minutes ago
Views: 462 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 15 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Likes: 4
Comments: 0
: 5
Why the Numbers Suggest a Hillary Clinton Presidency Is Best for the Stock Market Whether you plan to vote for Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump, history shows that when a Democrat holds the highest office in the land, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) benefits. Over the past 100 years, the DJIA has ...
Thanos
16 hours, 30 minutes ago
Views: 358 • Comments: 1 • Rating: 2
Tweets: 8 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Likes: 2
Comments: 1
: 4