August 27, 2012

shortformblog:

huffingtonpost:

Evidence of the constant shift of political parties right here: 10 famous black republicans.

In this list, HuffPo puts Harriet Tubman and 50 Cent on the same plane — despite the fact that the Republican Party is a significantly different party from what it was 150 (or even 50) years ago. How did this get through the editorial grinder? There is just so much wrong with this list that we don’t even know where to start.

  1. jacobjangelo reblogged this from shortformblog and added:
    The Rock is a Republican? You’ve destroyed my childhood heart.
  2. onthechanggang reblogged this from shortformblog and added:
    This is what happens when the Huffington Post decides to veer off their usual 10 Best Celebrity Side-Boobs slideshow...
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  6. mosesparter reblogged this from dion-thesocialist and added:
    Did they edit this recently? Because it says the party’s ideals have changed greatly, now at least. I also think they...
  7. alternageek reblogged this from huffingtonpost and added:
    We forget that the Republicans or the GOP used to be to be to the left until the 1960s or so, when they decided to...
  8. leaving-manchvegas reblogged this from shortformblog and added:
    Yeah, some of these are definitely a stretch… Although WTF LL COOL J AND KARL MALONE? Ugh. I never understood how...
  9. nerdlover510 reblogged this from dion-thesocialist
  10. dreadfulpenny reblogged this from shortformblog and added:
    And yet it was still the Republican Party that ended slavery and fought for freed slaves to have rights, including the...
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  13. tilimblue reblogged this from shortformblog and added:
    The Rock AND LL Cool J? OMG excuse me while I go and try to revive my soul a little. XD
  14. bettyboopie reblogged this from huffingtonpost
  15. springslotus reblogged this from dion-thesocialist and added:
    Harriet Tubman’s face: “I’ve had enough of your bullshit white people”
  16. lavaisreallyhot reblogged this from huffingtonpost and added:
    Alrighhhhhtttt, that’s a little misleading. Lincoln-Era Republican does not equal Modern Day Republican. If Harriet...
  17. idleandwild reblogged this from backyardgoldmine
  18. lesniko reblogged this from huffingtonpost and added:
    Only 10 and most of them were still a reach. This is funny.
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  20. full--swing reblogged this from dion-thesocialist and added:
    … LL COOL J NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!
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  22. adnamanoved reblogged this from ursulatheseabitchh and added:
    this article was a little wierd, what did they mean by republican, by todays standards or by the old ones, especially...
  23. ursulatheseabitchh reblogged this from dion-thesocialist and added:
    "Booker T. Washington acted as an advisor to presidents Teddy Roosevelt and William Howard Taft because he accepted...
  24. antiflowerchild reblogged this from dion-thesocialist and added:
    Wasn’t Harriet Tubman a republican during the time period where Republicans were “for the negro”??
  25. slicesofawesome reblogged this from positivelypersistentteach and added:
    when you make a lot of money, you slowly bend toward Republicans.