Here's a compilation put together by Media Matters, along with a few additional clips I found along the way, to demonstrate another example of Republican racism. This is also projection, in that their own prejudices are assumed to be the same in other people, like Barack Obama, Prof. Gates and Sonja Sotomayor.
Here's another wrinkle on the racism card attempted by Republicans to fire up the new southern strategy, from Huffingtonpost.com:
"On Fox Nation, in an astounding stretch of imagination paranoia, they've gone one step further and merged both anti-Obama talking points.
Details from Newshounds:
At their "fair and balanced" website purportedly devoted to "tolerance," and "civil discourse," Fox Nation is suggesting that Obama's health care bill is a back door bill for slavery reparations. And yep, they suggest that white people will die as a result. The short Fox Nation post states: "Still believe in post-racial politics? Read the health care bill. It's affirmative action on steroids, deciding everything from who becomes a doctor to who gets treatment on the basis of skin color. President Obama is on the record as being officially opposed to reparations for slavery. But as with other issues, you have to sift through his eloquent rhetoric and go beyond the teleprompter to get at what he really means."
What am I left to think after this bizarre conspiracy theory: Blind racism.