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Re: GOP Desantis - Florida Should Not Monkey This Up

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@Olderscout66 wrote:

There are an entire profession of psychologists and psychiatrists who will tell you people very seldom "mis-speak themselves" in the direction some of our RWers would like us to believe.

 

To "monkey around" is acommonily used phrase to connote "acting foolishly".

 

But saying "monkey up" unmistakably reveals the speaker is thinking the one acting shares characteristics of a monkey, a common slur against those one considers inferior. The object of Desantis' comment was a black man.

 

Howard Cosell lost a good job by saying "look at the little monkey go" referring to a really spectaculiar run by an NFL player...who was black. The connotation was unmistakeable then and it still is.


He was referring to a person. DeSantis was referring to an action. Big difference to the fair minded.


Aye, and there's the rub...

trump followers and supporters never have been fair-minded.

They are of a most dishonest kind of mindset...

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You Trumpers (Kool-Aid Drinkers) need to stop pull Obama or Hillary out of your behinds every time the MORON (Trump), and his flunkies say or do something stupid. Please try to use your heads for more than a hat rack!


Having a bad day are you??

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@Olderscout66 wrote:

There are an entire profession of psychologists and psychiatrists who will tell you people very seldom "mis-speak themselves" in the direction some of our RWers would like us to believe.

 

To "monkey around" is acommonily used phrase to connote "acting foolishly".

 

But saying "monkey up" unmistakably reveals the speaker is thinking the one acting shares characteristics of a monkey, a common slur against those one considers inferior. The object of Desantis' comment was a black man.

 

Howard Cosell lost a good job by saying "look at the little monkey go" referring to a really spectaculiar run by an NFL player...who was black. The connotation was unmistakeable then and it still is.


He was referring to a person. DeSantis was referring to an action. Big difference to the fair minded.

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@jimc91
Then-Senator Obama (D-IL) said in a video:
It’s not as if it’s just Republicans who have Monkeyed around with elections in the past.

You know full well this was a statement made and not a reference to a person.

This Monkey This Up was made to One person running against him, who he was Black.

You really can not see the difference in the 2 ? Just because Obama was 1/2 Black you throw this into the thread thinking his was racist, and this is considered OK ? It was NOT in reference to 1 single person who was black.. The 2 statements are NOT at all a like.


True - Obama used it as a verb so he was referring to an action, not a person. DeSants also used it as a verb. 

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@angeleyes64 wrote:
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If The Donald called and praised him, you know full well what he meant when he said 'monkey it up" and so did The Donald.

Then these chumps all get on TV and say it was not what I meant, or it was a slip, or apologize.

Always the same old crap from the scum with the Trump Potty Mouth.

SORRY, guys the damage is already done no matter what you come back and TRY to say to clean it up.

You're right, the damage is done. Let's review - DeSantis said something - there was some excitement over it - but it has been shown to be a common word usage, by pols of both Parties and even by a black ex-President. So, it is a dead issue.

 

BUT - because the President said something nice about DeSantis, what DeSantis said MUST be horrible in the minds of some.

 

Yes, the damage has been done to the minds of those people. The only question is, can they heal themselves?

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You Trumpers (Kool-Aid Drinkers) need to stop pull Obama or Hillary out of your behinds every time the MORON (Trump), and his flunkies say or do something stupid. Please try to use your heads for more than a hat rack!

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There are an entire profession of psychologists and psychiatrists who will tell you people very seldom "mis-speak themselves" in the direction some of our RWers would like us to believe.

 

To "monkey around" is acommonily used phrase to connote "acting foolishly".

 

But saying "monkey up" unmistakably reveals the speaker is thinking the one acting shares characteristics of a monkey, a common slur against those one considers inferior. The object of Desantis' comment was a black man.

 

Howard Cosell lost a good job by saying "look at the little monkey go" referring to a really spectaculiar run by an NFL player...who was black. The connotation was unmistakeable then and it still is.

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NO, Obama made a statement to a group of people in reference to  who have Monkyed Around  to a  group.
To a Group

This guy made a statement don't Monkey This Up at 1 man a Black Man that is the difference.
At a Man

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Ah, you poor hate filled people - you need made-up "dog-whistles" to make your point.

 

Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.

 

Not when you are smokingTrumps.

So it begins.
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Then-Senator Obama (D-IL) said in a video:
It’s not as if it’s just Republicans who have Monkeyed around with elections in the past.

You know full well this was a statement made and not a reference to a person.

This Monkey This Up was made to One person running against him, who he was Black.

You really can not see the difference in the 2 ? Just because Obama was 1/2 Black you throw this into the thread thinking his was racist, and this is considered OK ? It was NOT in reference to 1 single person who was black.. The 2 statements are NOT at all a like.

Live For Today, No One is Guaranteed a TOMORROW !
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