Is 'Barack the Magic Negro' racist? (Updated)

I suppose the real question is will there ever be agreement among everybody on just what is satire and what is racism?The answer is not as long as liberals see playing the race card as the political advantage it is.The latest blow up involves a Rush Limbaugh parody that first surfaced on his show during the campaign. "Barack the Magic Negro," an edgy satire of Obama's celebrity and popularity with white voters that was written by Paul Shanklin and played numerous times on Rush's show, was sent out as a Christmas greeting by RNC chair candidate Chip Saltsman with the message: "I look forward to working together in the New Year," Saltsman wrote. "Please enjoy the enclosed CD by my friend Paul Shanklin of the Rush Limbaugh Show." Also on the CD were other examples of Shanklin's satire including “John Edwards’ Poverty Tour,” “Wright place, wrong pastor,” “Love Client #9,” “Ivory and Ebony” and “The...(Read Full Post)

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