shucking and jibing

Black Congresswoman Is Black

Also? She's black.

Ghost Andrew Breitbart simply does not care for this “screeching screaming song and dance” performed by Democratic (did we not already say she was black?) Congresswoman Gwen Moore. But why? What could they possibly have against this nice lady’s funny Def Jam Poetry about Scott Walker’s sleazy voter nullification and everything else he has ever done?

Not sure! First commenter, can you let us in on what the Breitards are thinking?

Black. Black black black black black black black. Also? She is black.

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  • chascates

    She should have stuck to shooting hoops instead.

    • boobookitteh

      Midnight basketball libel.

    • bagofmice

      Shakespeare libel!

  • chascates

    And I believe the correct term is 'shuck and jive'!

    • JustPixelz

      Not that there's anything wrong with that … oh wait, actually there is.

    • thatsitfortheother1

      Depending upon the cut of her jib.

    • BornInATrailer

      "Excuse me, miss. I speak jive."

    • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

      The only "shucking" Breitbart ever did was a half pound of oysters, in a desperate attempt to conceive a child.

      • http://twitter.com/iburl iburl

        He tried to build a child out of a pile of raw oysters? Dude was messed up.

    • ShreditorsDesk

      I get the jive. CWCAL cain't dance and cain't jump!

    • tessiee

      *puts Louis Jourdan on CD player*

    • Lionel[redacted]Esq

      Perhaps she was discussing sailing? Or perhaps the commenter is so white, he can only think in terms of sailing.

    • George Skullfry

      Except among the blah yachting crowd.

  • thatsitfortheother1

    Too soon. We are all still swooning over Breitbart's portrait in the article just below.

    • Serolf_Divad

      Agreed.If this lady had simply had the foresight to dress up as a Teutonic Knight and addressed her concerns to the Party Congress in Nuremeberg, it would have been 100% kosher cool.

  • CthuNHu

    If Jesus wanted black people to vote he'd have written it into the Constitution, like he did state-sanctioned piracy.

  • freakishlywrong

    The cross-eyed turd has got to go. I only hope they can get rid of him. Fuck you, Brietbart.

    • didgen

      Hey, you know some of us cross eyed turds are not so bad. Not so much turds either..or named Scott, or have a criminal defense fund, but I'd like one of those, but cross eyed, definitely cross eyed..

  • Vecchiojohn

    Thinking?

  • http://gratuity.wordpress.com/ Gratuitous World

    Let The Eagle Soar Remix or GTFO.

  • FlyOverGirl

    Where's the watermelon and fried chicken?

    • Callyson

      More iced tea, MF'er!

      • FlyOverGirl

        Sweet tea, y'all.

  • badgitator

    Excuse me, stewardess – I speak shuck & jibe.

    • mrpuma2u

      Chump don't want no help, chump don't get dick help. Jive ass Scott Walker got no brains no how.

    • walterhwhite

      jibe? It's "jive." Get those racist cliche's right!

    • horsedreamer_1

      Sadly, the Milwaukee native who made that film is now a Teatard.

      A mighty fall from being in my Lutheran stepfather's Scout Troop at one of the North Shore synagogues. From ecumenical to yech.

  • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

    I'm confused. Codes like "states rights" and "native-born" are OK because…why, again?

    • chascates

      Because they're not 'urban'.

    • Serolf_Divad

      Because they're about uniting people, not dividing them like Democrats do whenever they complain about laws that make it harder for minorities to vote.

    • http://sciencekick.blogspot.com valthemus

      Because that's how we always talk just before a civil war.

  • new_pic_for_NEWTer

    Needs moar Jacskon 5, and less Saul Williams…

    • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

      Michael Alinsky and his brothers Tito, Jermaine, Randy, Jackie and LaToya.

      • MosesInvests

        Janet Alinsky libel!1!

      • Doktor StrangeZoom

        Free the Expo 67!

  • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

    Clearly, Breitbart has no Baptists on their staff.

    Hm. Or they do but none of them will own up to it.

    • BerkeleyBear

      Oh, they have Baptists. Southern Baptists (the actual denomination, not the general popularity of Baptist tradition in the South). Think John Birchers but with a drawl.

    • Negropolis

      Which is funny, 'cause Scott Walker is a Baptist, but not "that" type.

  • JustPixelz

    This reminds me of when Mitt Commie sang "God Bless America". He really let his hair down* on the second verse!!1!
    __________________________
    * according to microscopic photo analysis

  • SoBeach

    "…street corner shuck and jibe."

    I prefer to DUCK when I jibe.

    • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

      Duck and jab, Rocky! Duck and jab!

    • thatsitfortheother1

      ISWYDT

    • Tundra Grifter

      Talk about your "boom times!"

  • http://wonkette.com/ weejee

    Here's hoping Walker becomes a political ghostie.

    • Thurman Munster IV

      As a resident of the blueberry in the tomato soup (Madison), I must warn you to not get you hopes up.

      • http://wonkette.com/ weejee

        Well if not the recall how about asking Walker to join you on a field trip to Horicon Marsh? The crappie might be biting and I hear cider blocks with a goober wrapped in chains is the proper tackle.

        • tessiee

          I like the general idea, but Walker's already crappie enough.

      • tessiee

        "blueberry in the tomato soup (Madison)"

        It took me a second to get it, but that's good.
        Chapel Hill, NC used to call itself "a small pat of butter in a sea of grits", which meant pretty much the same thing. I thought it was conceited until I got around to visiting other parts of the state.

      • http://inappropriatejobpostings.blogspot.com/ fuflans

        you don't think so huh? i thought i heard something this AM that suggested barrett had some momentum?

  • NorthStarSpanx

    Commenters should be relieved that not all blah's live up to the stereotype that they can sing (and dance.) Then maybe they aren't so poorly reflected in the size of their Whi'man's genitals.

  • WunkRocker

    You got Voter problems / I feel bad for ya son/ I got 2 Koch Bros / an this bitch aint one.

  • Estproph

    OhmiGod! SHE RHYMED! Those people ALWAYS rhyme!

    They dance too! It must be because they rhyme!

    • sullivanst

      You know who else always rhymed…

      • bagofmice

        Vanilla Ice?

      • anniegetyerfun

        Mutter Gans?

      • horsedreamer_1

        Adam Yauch?

        (He stole, also.)

      • Negropolis

        Don King?

    • Fare la Volpe

      And their bones are curved. That's why they can't swim.

  • http://hong-kong-actresses.blogspot.com/ Chow Yun Flat

    It is a shame and a sham that CWCAL is allowed near a computer with an internet connection.

  • Mittens Howell, III

    She should talk to her constituents through Fox News, like God intended.

  • http://www.facebook.com/pages/Johnny-Appletruth/133951326629923?sk=wall deanbooth

    [no snark] A tip o' the hat to Rev. Wright for pointing out that there are many odd dialects across the US, but shuck and jive is singled out for ridicule.

    • Dashboard Buddha

      Maybe on a broad level…but when I want to indicate stupidity, I, with deepest apologies to my smart friends south of the Mason Dixon, will imitate a southern accent.

      • thatsitfortheother1

        I had a Cajun ask me a question at Heathrow once. Couldn't understand a word he was murdering. Musta been a long trip in London for him.

        • sullivanst

          It's OK, he was likely as unable to understand the locals as they him.

          • Doktor StrangeZoom

            Two great nations separated by a common language

        • tessiee

          I had a co-worker from somewhere in rural Louisiana, don't know if he was a Cajun, exactly — and as I've probably mentioned a few times, I'm a Jersey Girl. We really did have a hard time following each other. Although our conversations were technically in English, if they'd ever filmed them, they would have needed to subtitle both of us.

      • http://www.facebook.com/pages/Johnny-Appletruth/133951326629923?sk=wall deanbooth

        Yup, the hillbilly dialect gets similar derision.

        Here is part of what Wright said (it loses something in the transcription):

        In the 1961, it's been all over the Internet now, John Kennedy could stand at the inauguration in January and say, "ask not what your country can do for you, it's rather what you can do for your country." How do you spell is? Nobody ever said to John Kennedy that's not English "is". Only to a black child would they say you speak bad English. Kennedy got killed. Johnson stepped up to the podium and love feel, we just left love feel. And Johnson, said my fellow Americans. How do you spell fellow? How do you spell American? Nobody says to Johnson you speak bad English.

        Ed Kennedy, today, those of you in the Congress, you know Kilpatrick. You know, Ed Kennedy today cannot pronounce cluster consonants. Very few people from Boston can. They pronounce park like it's p-o-c-k. Where did you "pock" the car? They pronounce f-o-r-t like it's f-o-u-g-h-t. We fought a good battle. And nobody says to a Kennedy you speak bad English.
        http://www.libertylounge.net/forums/30022-reveren

        • Doktor StrangeZoom

          Say it! Say "Chowdah! "

          • bagofmice

            Showdère

          • tessiee

            "Ai em NOT! eh clumsy, Clouseau-esque waitaire!"

  • CrunchyKnee

    Viking ghost Breitbart nods and smiles from Jeebus' right hand side.

  • prommie

    And then she went and voted 27 times as a dead white grandfather!

    And damn that dead breitbart's arms are so fucking short!

    • chascates

      "His arms too short to box with God."

      • HogeyeGrex

        Thalidomitebart

    • arduinohacker

      And going by the size of his head, his torso is only about 1.6 head-heights high. That's gotta crowd his internal organs something fierce.

      • kissawookiee

        Only having room in there for a sigmoid colon explains so much.

  • randcoolcatdaddy

    Hmph … all these damn kids with their hippity hoppity music. Get off my lawn!

  • FlyOverGirl

    I thought it was a good idea to to Google "Shuck and Jive" or "watermelon racist joke" to see if it spurred any pithy comments in my brain.

    So … looking for that brings up lovely sites like Niggerbama. The interwebs hurts my brain.

    • thatsitfortheother1

      Is that site about a president or a state?

      • FlyOverGirl

        President. Although there may be a small town in South Alabama.

      • boobookitteh

        It's where Rick Perry hunts.

    • sullivanst

      Must be furners. There's no more racism in 'Murka, Bamz' election proves it.

      • Doktor StrangeZoom

        Well, actually, it proves that only blacks are racist, because over 90% voted for Obama.

        (As opposed to the 85% of blacks who usually vote for the Democratic presidential candidate)

  • new_pic_for_NEWTer

    Oh yes one more thing – kindly FUCK the autoplay BudLightMojito advert…

  • Come here a minute

    Ghost Andrew Breitbart DEMANDS a glass of M-Fing iced tea! ("Is it just me, or does it seem like these flames are never going to end?")

    • Dashboard Buddha

      does it seem like these flames are never going to end?

      Sometime between now and the heat death of the universe, the offspring of these fools will look at their parents and think, "that's fucked up" and adjust their beliefs incrementally. Then, the children of those people will do the same, and so on and so on.

      I hope.

  • BaldarTFlagass

    Its just your jibe talkin'
    Youre telling me lies, yeah
    Jibe talkin'
    You wear a disguise
    Jibe talkin'
    So misunderstood, yeah
    Jibe talkin'
    You really no good
    .
    Which Bee Gee is still alive?

    • prommie

      Are you trying to start a joke, that will get the whole world laughing? careful, you might not see they are laughing at thee.

      • thatsitfortheother1

        Particularly after lights all went out in Massachusetts. Or was it Wisconsin?

    • Geminisunmars
  • http://livebythefoma.blogspot.com Pop_Socket

    What's the latest on Obama? Is he still black too? Perhaps he needs to be vetted better.

  • smitallica

    Who the black does this black think she black? Jesus Black alblacky!

    • tessiee

      Black down, Honblack. Your black's black is all that blacks.

  • http://hong-kong-actresses.blogspot.com/ Chow Yun Flat

    Why doesn't she just speak like normal people?

  • prommie

    And this still is not my beautiful Wonkette, all looking like the fucking Playboy's Party Jokes page from 1974 with that creature with the fucking ears there and font, lord protect us from the terrors of that font.

    • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

      Fappable Editrix silhouette?

    • Doktor StrangeZoom

      I for one welcome our new feminofeline overlord. Uh. Overlady?

      • tessiee

        Overkitteh.

  • SorosBot

    I missed the part that makes that hard to watch; that was very easy to watch, and I like that congresswoman.

  • metamarcisf

    Take it from me. Since Andy succumbed to the Big C (Cocaine), his website has degenerated into a poor man's World Net Daily. Here's hoping that father-in-law Orson Bean has what it takes to return the Big sites to relevance in time for November's trainwreck.

    • Estproph

      Degenerated? That would be a step up!

  • HogeyeGrex

    Now, if she'd have been screaming "BEHAVE YOURSELVES!!!" at the top of her lungs? That would have been alright.

  • DaRooster

    CWCAL needs a sentence/paragraph writing class and so on and so forth and also too…

  • http://wonkette.com/ weejee

    BTW, pollz in Cheesheadistan show Barrett closing on the walking ghost Scott Walker. One problem with a lot of pollz these days are they are way heavy to landlines. Even oldes like Mrs. weejee and I have tossed our home landline in favor of mobiles. And guess what? Libtards do much better in cell phone pollz that landline pollz. So huzzah, Walker is a loozer by 800%, the end.

    • sullivanst

      Your words, FSM's ears.

    • fartknocker

      My family is coming together tomorrow night to watch the WI recall votes but more importantly, we want to see how your citizens vote in the recall of 4 State senators. Your state's political landscape changed in 2010 because of the Tea Party schmucks. As we understand WI, a recall of just one of the 4 republicans will shift your state house back to the Democrats.

      Ed Schultz revealed that the Koch rings are spending $25 for every dollar we liberals contribute. We're hoping your electorate has sliced away all the bullshit and bravado and understands that Scott Walker is the new template for the GOP attacking and dismantling union rights for government workers. Everyone reading this should know I am retired union government worker, so I get like 5 big gold stars of being a liberal douchebag in the world of GOP because I didn't earn "it" like Jim Inhofe, Rick Perry or Newt Gingrich.

      • http://wonkette.com/ weejee

        I'm a Wisconsin alum, sorta – kindergarten through 11th grade, and Ma's ashes are in Sister Bay, about 75 miles out the thumb from Green Bay, but voting would be a reach from Seattle.

        • horsedreamer_1

          DRUDGE SIRENS

          Den of leftniquity Wonkette schemes to vote illegally in Wisconsin with Seattle mailing addresses

          "Revenge for stealing the Pilots", rejoin Emerald City communists

          /DRUDGE SIRENS

  • Dashboard Buddha

    They might have listened…at least for a little while, if she had her skin bleached like Michael Jackson. But then they would complain about her not being true to her race.

    Have I mentioned that I hate these fuckers?

  • mrbubb

    To be fair, there were a lot of criticisms of that Indiana state senator who lost his cookies the other day. I don't see a lot of difference between this liberal losing her shit and that conservative losing his shit. Black or white, she should chill.

  • BigSkullF*ckingDog

    Dear Editrix,

    In polite society one does not say "that" word. The polite word is blah.

    Yours Truly,
    BigSkullF*ckingDog

    • http://wonkette.com/ weejee

      Jibing?

  • Doktor StrangeZoom

    I think this fellow usually spells "democratic representative" with two "g's"

  • http://wonkette.com/ starfanglednut

    Where's her hoodie?

  • Baconzgood

    You can't diagram that sentence

    • http://wonkette.com/ weejee

      It's too Venngali?

    • BigSkullF*ckingDog

      You can, but the diagram ends up looking like a fat doofus in a suit of armor.

    • horsedreamer_1

      Subject goes in, predicate comes… Uh.. Erm… Wazat?

  • schvitzatura

    I tried to put on my shoes they were too tight they would not fit…then I went to use the convenience and almost froze my toes … here's how it goes…

    1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8!

  • 738838

    This woman has totally GOT it. Obama/Moore 2012

  • sullivanst

    Dear first commenter at Ghost of Breitfart…

    Before you take offense on the audience's part, you may wish to consider their reaction.

  • BarackMyWorld
  • comrad_darkness

    "Shuck and Jibe" I did that in a sailboat once. Almost tipped it over.

    • Tundra Grifter

      Next time, don't be afraid to let out the sheet.

    • TootsStansbury

      Inattentive helm: "Shucks…JIBE!!!!"
      Rest of crew: "word that rhymes with shuck!"

  • Sassomatic

    Ooh, chile', dat missu Walker sho' is wrong fo dat.

  • Thurman Munster IV

    I don't like blah mondays.

  • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

    Editrix, is it just me or is this fucking video on autoplay?

    • freakishlywrong

      Yes.

    • sullivanst

      Not just on autoplay, but above the fold, so it autoplays on the home page too.

    • anniegetyerfun

      It DOES seem to be the case. Good thing I don't have a working audio system!

  • Chick-Fil-Atheist™

    They were probably just trying to figure out what "predilection" means.

    • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

      Ah gots et!

      It's like a purdection, but es a purdection bout th' lection! ACORN done fixed it arreddy!

      • sullivanst

        Needz moar spit.

  • http://hong-kong-actresses.blogspot.com/ Chow Yun Flat

    Run a tape of some drawling redneck from East Texas and you wouldn't be able to tell what language he is speaking.

  • occams8ball

    Mistress, if you are so into brightbart, why don't you but that one too?

  • CapnRadio

    Excuse the stylized rant, but it's the end of the term, and I've grading on the brain.

    CWCAL–Your post is direct and fairly well structured (I believe that you mean "jive," but that's neither here nor there, really). What concerns me are several aspects in your premise, namely:

    1) The slam poetry that Congresswoman Gwen Moore is performing is mislabeled as "shuck and ji[v]e." I'll just chalk this one up to racism, if you don't mind.

    2) The implication that her performance is somehow a lesser performance of literacy. People aren't always being intentionally racist when they assume the form of discourse that is and has been dominant in our country is the "proper" one; I'm always seeing students adopt that attitude because they haven't been encouraged to see differently. So I'm encouraging you to do so now. There is nothing inherently better about a discourse that has been set by affluent white males. Let that roll around in your skull for a while.

    3) The suggestion that Congresswoman Moore's constituents would feel patronized by her speech. Did you watch the video? Did you hear the reactions and audience participation? I'm afraid I would suggest closer reading next time. Additionally, I posit that if you break down the language in that performance and compare it to your average Mitt Romney speech to the Seniors for Vanilla Pudding Society or whatever, you'll find that Moore uses more sophisticated language and the poem's scheme encourages a deeper negotiation with the structure of the text. But hey, she's up there waving and moving her head in a manner threatening to the non-initiates in the discourse (like you? I'm not so sure–the parallel structure of "It is a shame, and a sham" gives you hope), so it must not make sense to anyone, right?

    Final Grade: F

    I'm afraid you'll have to take this course over until you actually learn something.

    • Doktor StrangeZoom

      Course evaluation: Instructor never respects students with different political opinions and only gives As to people who agree with his far-left views. Doesn't explain grading criterions. Video of lectures to be posted to Project Veritas soon. Also never gave clear explanations of assignments and hates America. Would NOT recommend this class

      • CapnRadio

        What, no chili pepper‽

  • TootsStansbury

    What the hell is wrong with that commenter? The Congresslady is wonderful.

  • MissTaken

    It's a shame, and a sham, when a commenter has to address the Breitfarts he (probably not she, let's be real) was self-appointed to blabber to like they are worthy of far more than being commented at like they are capable of understanding something but trailer parking lot shock n'yall.

  • Terry

    Shuck and jibe? Jeeze louise, if you're going to be a racist at least get your terminology right.

  • niblick77

    Breitbart's biggest complaint is……well, his biggest complaint right now is that he is dead!

  • Tundra Grifter

    However, had this been a white guy in Illinois yelling and throwing around his papers, that would have been cool.
    http://wonkette.com/473911/dont-worry-thrashing-l

  • Ryy

    The following three comments appear as response to the first comment:

    "And ugly. I don't like to comment on the face people were born with but this person and Sheila Jackson Lee both look like gorillas. They really do."

    "Hell…you'd think the idiot people watching her would be embarrassed!!!!!!"

    "Amos and Andy had class."

    Fun yes, but the winner is: "fat ,black,and stupid is no way to get through life gwen". Tell ME about it!

    • anniegetyerfun

      OMG. I really feel like the internet should administer deadly shocks when people type stuff like this.

  • ttommyunger

    Puppies bark but the train just keeps rolling on down the tracks.

  • a_pink_poodle

    She's black, y'all
    She's black, y'all
    She's blackity black and she's black y'all

  • Negropolis

    I need a big smile, today, and I thank Gwen for this one.