On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin paid tribute to the late civil rights leader by reminding everyone of his principal message.
“’I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.’ – Martin Luther King, Jr.,” she quoted on Facebook.
Then she added a personal message to President Obama:
“Mr. President, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. and all who commit to ending any racial divide, no more playing the race card.”
This was apparently in response to the president attributing his sinking approval numbers to the fact that he’s black. Palin’s point was obvious — King’s message was that eace should be eliminated as a factor, not emphasized.
She followed up by tweeting:
Happy MLK, Jr. Day! "I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they… http://t.co/gzhX2KmLl9
— Sarah Palin (@SarahPalinUSA) January 20, 2014
It didn’t take long before the anti-Palin sharks began their feeding frenzy. Roland Martin, from NewsOne Now, tweeted:
Only @SarahPalinUSA would be dumb enough on #MLKDay to accuse Pres Obama of playing the race card. Just go sit down & read MLK's speeches!
— rolandsmartin (@rolandsmartin) January 20, 2014
Um, Obama started it
Steven Knight, who claims to “excel at being mediocre,” added this message to Palin’s tweet:
You’re pure, human scum. MT @SarahPalinUSA: Mr. President, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., no more playing the race card.
— Steven Knight (@steveyknight) January 20, 2014
Knight is right — he is indeed mediocre, and he does a damn fine job of it.
Many of the tweets were along this line:
@SarahPalinUSA after reading this I truly understand that you are the stupidest most sinister and clueless vile human being on earth
— Gino k (@genekusa) January 20, 2014
These were just a few of the more printable tweets. Read more more compiled by the Twitchy team.
And what’s the conclusion to this? The left believes opinions count only when the left agrees with them, First Amendment freedom of speech rights be damned.
Obama blames skin color for tanking approval ratings
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