Here is Les Phillip, Republican congressional candidate from Alabama. He criticizes Barack Obama for befriending all sorts of terrorists instead of joining the Navy, like Les Phillip did. Phillip says he will stop Obama from destroying America, “and they’re not gonna call me a racist.” (Hilariously, he takes off his glasses while saying this, as if to reveal his race for the first time.)

Anyway, that sounds like a challenge. Les Phillip is racist. Les Phillip hates black people and thinks they are inferior to white people. Why does racist Les Phillip think that white skin is better than black skin? Has Les Phillip ever met a black person in his life? How many Klan meetings did Les Phillip attend last night to express his absolute, furious hatred of people with black skin?

[Andrew Sullivan]

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  • imissopus

    Polite and very clean.

  • Extemporanus

    Les Phillip is the black Alan Keyes.

  • Snarkalicious

    Blah blah blah, Alan Keyes, blah blah.

  • Aflac Shrugged

    If Les Phillip did not exist, surely Dave Chappelle would have invented him. Oh wait.

  • azw88

    ladies and gentlemen, I give you Rand Paul in blackface

  • subo

    Les Phillip: I am, in fact, asking for you to vote for me because I am black.

  • CapnFatback

    Wait . . . the one who fell in with left-wing radicals and the one who emigrated to America are both Obama, right? RIGHT?!

  • AbstinenceOnly Ed

    that is literally a klansman who cut off a black guy’s face & is wearing it. what a ghoulish spectacle!

  • Buzz Feedback

    They all look alike to me.

  • evan7257


  • dogscantlookup

    Les Phillip? that’s french for the Phillip! Where’s da burffcertiffikit?

  • CapnFatback

    [re=584160]CapnFatback[/re]: Immigrate to, emigrate from, Rand McNally.

  • jus_wonderin

    Les Phillip. He’s got the perfect name for a pol. Is he really AA? I want to see his papers!!

  • J

    Who cares if he’s black or white – that’s a majorly fugly person.

  • Yes You Can Own A Piece of History

    I wonder what book is on his lap?

  • rambone

    [re=584153]imissopus[/re]: articulate too . . .

  • Way Cool Larry


  • Hallux Valgus

    “Vote for Les, because Michael Steele worked out so well.”

  • Joshua Norton

    Negro, please.

  • yellowdogdem

    What was that “eff you” smirk right at the end? Eww, creepy.

  • jus_wonderin

    I must say one thing, from looking at that clip, his background is surely black.

  • Beck Licks Seer Stones

    “One fell in with left-wing radicals, the other immigrated (sic) to America.”

    You’re confusing the Birthers.

  • germansteel

    The Republican Party is currently full up on its quota of black folk as members. When they kick Michael Steele out, they will have a vacancy and this guy can apply. Until then – back of the bus you go!!!

  • imissopus

    [re=584173]rambone[/re]: Right, that too.

  • Radiotherapy

    Needs more “cut taxes” and “Reagan”.

  • CapnFatback

    [re=584159]subo[/re]: Vote Les Phillip: the softer shade of black.

  • Aflac Shrugged

    I’m sure the Republican Party will get behind a black man running for Alabama’s 5th District any day now, so long as he’s willing to wait his turn behind the white guy who was a fucking Democrat this time last year.

  • Lascauxcaveman

    Call him “racist?” No. “Uncle Tom?” Why, yes.

  • Troubledog

    Who is the black guy on The Boondocks again? The guy that hates blacks? I forget his name. And does this man know Geezer Master Beaver?

  • j6n

    He was in the Navy? So he’s pro- gay marriage?

  • rocktonsammy

    Fingers crossed that he has a white wife.

  • SayItWithWookies

    Nobody’s going to call him a racist because he’s black? Okay, so he’s asking for special treatment because of his race — got it.

  • Scarab

    More Obama, Les Phillip.

  • dmac

    The sign that dude’s holding says “Will code HTML for food.”

    Someone downloaded a Photoshop and accidentally used it in his campaign commercial!

  • Troubledog


    Look at your man. Now look at me. Now look at your man. Now back at me. You’re on a boat. I have two tickets to that thing you love. And the tickets are now diamonds. I’m on a horse.

    Obligatory link because you also think it’s funny.

  • V572625694

    Ruh-roh: Al-5 is where the relatively few edumacated people in Alabama live, plus a few Yankees, although as recent
    events at U-A Huntsville demonstrate conclusively, they still love guns and hate liberals. This guy might hit the sweet spot between white guilt and black solidarity.

  • Mr Blifil

    He comes across as quite the angry black man. Hasn’t he learned that calling other people “racist-callers” is ITSELF racism?

  • Texan Bulldoggette

    [re=584183]germansteel[/re]: Tut tut, my good man/woman. There’s still Ken Blackwell (dumb ass from OH), Ron Christie (Cheney’s black butt boy with a really annoying lazy eye who goes on MSNBC as the token black R) & Clarence Thomas (who did manage to bag the ugliest white woman walking the face of the earth). Alan Keyes is always implied in these types of posts.

  • majcmb

    We don’t have to call you a racist. We’ll just call you an ignorant sell-out, an Uncle Tom, an MC Steele wannabe, a run-of-the-mill grifter, or even better

  • PalinsAfterbirth

    Les is more… of a douchebag.

  • V572625694

    [re=584202]V572625694[/re]: Goddamn html and bad linky. I was talking about the faculty shooting at University of al-Abama Huntsville back in February.

  • Trinkett

    Ugh. At least he can never be President.

  • Neilist

    Les Phillips talks about his Navy Experience:

    The rectum and the vaginal canal is where the majority of the drug would likely be taken up, through the membranes lining its walls. This method is often known within methamphetamine communities as a “butt rocket”, “potato thumping”, “turkey basting”, a “booty bump”, “keistering”, “plugging”, “shafting”, “bumming” and “shelving” (vaginal).

    I’m Les Phillips. And I approve this message. In the Navyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy . . . . . .

  • Bernie Madeoff

    Brother speaks OathKeeper.

  • DC Hates Me

    Looks like Maurice Clemmons without the beard.

  • SouthernDem

    Meh… he’s running a distant third in the Repub primary. If you’re going to post about Alabama crazies, at least stick to the ones who stand a shot at getting the nomination.

  • LittleTrabi

    If he’s courting repubs, he really shouldn’t have a book on his lap. Unless it’s held up at such an angle that we can all see it’s The Good Book.

  • comicbookguy

    “No one can call me racist.”

    Well, that sinks his chances in Alabama.

  • weejee

    [re=584213]Neilist[/re]: So you’re thinkin’ ol’ Les is familiar with ♫ ♫”Hi sailor, new in town?”♫ ♫

  • x111e7thst

    He is a racist. He is also a dipshit.

    [re=584213]Neilist[/re]: It’s also referred to as a torpedo. Which is appropriately nautical.

  • you didn’t ask, but

    Voice needs moar gravitas…His commercial is corny! This won’t work with the draft-dodging Repub leadership (Cheney et al) at all! Um, Obama took an oath to protect the country, too Doofuh (even though Roberts tried to mess him up!)

    Day late and dollah short dude: Steele has spent all the novelty capital of the Black sell-out.

    @Snarkalicious: You mean he has a gay daughter, too?

    @ Troubledog: Uncle Ruckus!

  • Wonderman

    Wo. Eben de black fokes hates Obamer. Glory be. I’d best be re-pondering the last nine y’ars acause I allus thot it was some stoopid white man and his stoopid white friends that crapped all over the country. My eyes are open now.

  • What Fresh Hell is This?

    Alabama, Louisiana, South Carolina, Tennessee just this afternoon. I’d say Wonkette has a little CSA fetish going on.

  • eclecticbrotha

    [re=584163]evan7257[/re]: More like Antisemantic.

  • Rotundo

    I just hadda check his site out. In the campaign pics, a sea of blotchy white faces so european that they couldn’t tan to save themselves. And with the exception of what appear to be his daughters and a couple of friends/relatives/shipmates, not one soul of african descent. Running as a repuke must get awfully lonely for this guy.

  • El Pinche

    I’m Les Phillips, I’ll keep my place.

  • Eric Cheney

    Clever disguise. I wasn’t sure if he was an idiot until he took the glasses off.

  • 4tehlulz

    Yeah, I’m sure that teabagger demo Les’s going for is going to vote for him.

  • RoscoePColtraine

    Les is trying to appeal to whitey. Les lives in Alabama. I haz a sad for Les.

  • problemwithcaring

    LOL@ “I took an oath to protect America from enemies both foreign and domestic.” You know who else took that oath, Les?

  • Lionel Hutz Esq.

    I will only agree that he is not a racist if he announces that he worships White Jesus and not Black Muslim Jesus like Obama, who is known to hate white people.

  • Deelzebub

    We shall dub thee Uncle Ruckus.

  • AKAM80TheWolf

    Are those McCain starbursts by ol’ Black Les’ name?

  • Bearbloke

    “Hey Y’all! The Candidate is a nig-“ [BONG]

  • DemmeFatale

    I’ll bet his family can’t stand him. (I can’t either.)

  • DustBowlBlues

    He’s right. He isn’t a racist. He’s an Uncle Tom. Seriously–Isn’t it time the black community bring back this term? Has it ever been more apropos than with teabaggers and Michael Steele?

  • hotdog

    It seems to me that he’s a racist. Does it to you?

  • Servo

    Opportunist is a more accurate label. Oh, and Les, I don’t think they’ll let you into the RNC without your shine box.

  • DustBowlBlues

    [re=584187]Radiotherapy[/re]: Needs to add, “and it’s all about the jobs, Katie.”

  • DustBowlBlues

    [re=584204]Texan Bulldoggette[/re]: And OK’s own J.C. Watt (or Watts? I always forget how many of them there are.) He still gets the occasional teevee gig when the cross-eyed guy isn’t available. Though I can’t imagine what could keep his busy.

  • Neilist


    “Uncle Tom” is so negative. Can’t he be “Uncle Ben”?

    I grew up with that rice. Until I got old enough to realize that it was tasteless asbestos millings fit only for feeding to The Dar . . .


    Never mind.

    Neilist “Trip” Neilist
    Inbreeding for Centuries
    Memory Lane, Confederateville

  • steverino247

    Let me guess, he joined the Navy after 9/11 and has been searching for terrorists in a submarine ever since?

  • drpangloss

    Even a black conservative will trot out the “Obama is a muslin racist terrist.” who knew?

  • El Pinche

    I’m Les Phillips, vote for me. You won’t even know I’m here.

  • doxastic

    This may be an Uncle Tom singularity.

  • Mr Blifil

    OT: Big Breitbart now requires registration and will be “moderated.” This means some sad sack college freshman who will never be spontaneously kissed in this lifetime will be spending 12 hrs per day “monitoring” comments for the promise of some drink tickets and sandwich coupons. Breitbart was very much hoping to avoid this unnecessary expense, but bad apples had to ruin it all. I noticed today some pointed comments about the West Memphis cop killings, which were subsequently deleted by administrators, and within a few hours the new policy was being enforced. How conveeeeenient. Trucknutz wins the evening.

  • zhubajie

    [re=584196]rocktonsammy[/re]: Filipina!

  • Snarkalicious

    [re=584293]steverino247[/re]: Snorkel diving = not deep enough fur REAL MURKINZ!

  • obfuscator

    good luck with that, urkel.

  • June Cleaver 2.0

    [re=584205]majcmb[/re]: “We don’t have to call you a racist. We’ll just call you an ignorant sell-out, an Uncle Tom, an MC Steele wannabe, a run-of-the-mill grifter, or even better.”

    Words right out of my mouth. And one more word — ignoble.

  • iluvsummr

    Well, he is originally from Trinidad and immigrants who become naturalized citizens can be conservative as heck (until GOP state legislatures set them straight by trying to put them in their place).

  • obfuscator

    [re=584340]June Cleaver 2.0[/re]: “disingenous”? “reactionary”? “contrarian attention whore”?

  • Manamongst

    [re=584196]rocktonsammy[/re]: He’s probably more likely to hit the Alabama state lottery than to find a black woman to back up his Uncle Tom-ass Alan Keyes/Clarence Thomas wonder twins impression.

  • MMS


  • will e coyote, supergenius

    The friends of Les Phillips? He has friends?!?

  • Baldar T Flagass

    [re=584257]problemwithcaring[/re]: “I took an oath to protect America from enemies both foreign and domestic.” You know who else took that oath, Les?

    I give up. Was it Hitler or Obama?

  • libwakman

    My dear old departed Uncle Tom gave me some wise words to live by:
    Les, Uncle Tom drawled.. If your black get back, but if your brown, hang around.

  • lomri

    I don’t know why these guys don’t just tattoo “I love guns” on their forehead.

  • Terry


    No, just pro-temporary relationship until the ship reaches port again.

  • Dolmance

    Kind of makes you want to wriggle around in his skull.

  • magic titty

    Uncle Ruckus?

    [re=584260]Deelzebub[/re]: Goddamnit.

  • Bowdoin

    He’s right, though. Certainly when Poppy propped up an incompetent Judas goat for the Supremes, nobody ever criticized Uncle Thomas because he played a southern plantation baron in blackface. Works every time.

  • JSDC007

    A black guy telling the KKK that he hates Obama as much as they do aint gonna win him any KKK friends.

  • problemwithcaring

    [re=584366]Baldar T Flagass[/re]: The answer to your question is ALWAYS “both.”

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