Limbaugh: Michelle Obama shows ‘uppity-ism’
By Andrew Jones
Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Another day, another unfortunate statement made by Republican radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh.

On his radio show Monday afternoon, the controversial conservative firebrand supported someNASCAR fans booing Michelle Obama this past weekend, labeling the first lady a racial tinged adjective.

“We don’t like paying million of dollars for Mrs. Obama’s vacations,” he said. “The NASCAR crowd doesn’t quite understand why when the husband and the wife are going to same place, the first lady has to take her own 757 with family and kids and hangers-on four four hours earlier than her husband, who will be on his own 747. NASCAR people understand that’s a little bit of a waste. That’s a little bit of uppity-ism.”

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4 Comments to “Fat cracker Rush Limbaugh calls Michelle Obama “uppity””

  • Since when is the L.A. Times a reliable source for definitions of words. Webster Dictionary does not make any reference to racism or connection to african americans in its origin section. Further, it’s a popular tern being used in the liberal media against the conservatives. He was merely pointing out the hypocrisy of the liberal agenda.

  • Oh, please. “Uppity” is to “nigger” as, say, “pushy” is to “Jew,” and everybody
    knows it. That’s why Rush used it.

    But if you want to get pedantic, here’s how Wentworth and Flexner’s Dictionary
    of American Slang—a source more appropriate than Webster’s—defines “uppity”
    as a derogatory term:

    “Truculent toward white people, contumelious, audacious, unlike Uncle Tom;
    said of Negroes.” Then there’s this example, from Calder Willingham’s To Eat
    a Peach. “This nigger received some kind of education at some colored college,
    and he’s pretty damned uppity. In fact, he’s just about the most uppity colored
    fellow I ever ran into in my life.”

    And “the liberal media” calls rightists “uppity”? Maybe on your planet.

  • He wanted to put the word nigger behind it and if he felt he could have gotten away with it he would have but he knows he would have been fired. What a racist that fat cracker is and everyone that listens to him is racist as well becuase you are supporting him.

  • The ggod people of America are going to throw this bum out of office in 9 months from now. Rant and rave all you like; this president is the most unpopular ever. His fat sow wife is one of the reasons why!

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