JON STEWART WEEPS  11:32 am July 11, 2012

OK Fine, Here Is Mitt Romney Being Booed (And Booed, And Booed) By The NAACP (Video)

by Rebecca Schoenkopf

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{ 173 comments }

Barb July 11, 2012 at 11:34 am

They weren't booing, they were saying, "We don't need another old, rich, white guy."

actor212 July 11, 2012 at 11:48 am

They weren't booing at all.

"Boo!" is Ebonics for "Mitt!"

You know, like how "bad" is good…

tessiee July 11, 2012 at 1:16 pm

"You jive turkey!"

GunToting[Redacted] July 11, 2012 at 12:27 pm

"I was saying we don't need another old, rich, white guy!"

BoatOfVelociraptors July 11, 2012 at 4:32 pm

His wife should of stepped up Airplane style.

ManchuCandidate July 11, 2012 at 11:35 am

"I was saying Boourns."

But seriously, what did you expect Romney?

Self-Uploader July 11, 2012 at 12:47 pm

It had to be planned. Something to create a wedge, so that the Teabaggers would see the blahs being disrespectful toward a major party candidate, confirming their suspicions that Obamacare is a blah-thing designed to take something away from the good white folks, and making them forget that Mitt wears funny underwear and isn't quite one of them.

SorosBot July 11, 2012 at 11:35 am

They were saying "Boo-urns".

coolhandnuke July 11, 2012 at 11:58 am

Or reboot.

Spurning Beer July 11, 2012 at 11:35 am

At least he didn't rap.

Isyaignert July 11, 2012 at 11:37 am

… or sing.

HoytClagwell July 11, 2012 at 12:09 pm

… or refer to his audience as 'you people'.

An_Outhouse July 11, 2012 at 11:39 am

Who let the dogs out, my friends.

tessiee July 11, 2012 at 1:17 pm

Or try to eat a donut.

widestanceromance July 11, 2012 at 1:18 pm

Or dance (the horror, the horror).

doloras July 11, 2012 at 5:46 pm

YO! YO!
YO YO YO!
I'm Mitt R Money and I'm here to say
I'm the rappingest guy in the USA!

Goonemeritus July 11, 2012 at 11:36 am

He just picked up another 2% of the white male vote.

JustPixelz July 11, 2012 at 11:40 am

Can't wait to hear Rush complain they were "dissing" Romney.

SorosBot July 11, 2012 at 11:41 am

And just for telling the crowd he wants to take their health care away!

Generation[redacted] July 11, 2012 at 12:48 pm

As a historically disenfranchised minority, they're just used to getting free stuff.

monsieurleghorn July 11, 2012 at 1:46 pm

An' havin' an unfair advantage also, too.

Spurning Beer July 11, 2012 at 11:42 am

Rush: "They be dissin' him old school, yo."

Negropolis July 12, 2012 at 3:12 am

This.

nounverb911 July 11, 2012 at 11:36 am

Youk?-lis.

Joshua Norton July 11, 2012 at 11:37 am

You'd think he'd be used to it by now.

Spurning Beer July 11, 2012 at 11:38 am

I kinda feel like busting a capital gains tax in his white ass.

Woodshedding July 11, 2012 at 11:38 am

Sweet Wonkette, you just made my morning a thousand percent brighter. "Scuse me while I hit replay…

OkieDokieDog July 11, 2012 at 11:38 am

I say that taxpayer funded healthcare for GOP & Teabagger politicians is a non-essential program. I'm on board for cutting that.
All or none, my friend. ALL or NONE.

rickmaci July 11, 2012 at 1:04 pm

And their staff. Don't forget all the TeaTards working for them on the Hill.

Callyson July 11, 2012 at 11:38 am

Yeah, I know that when I am being booed, citing a survey from the Chamber of Commerce always warms the audience up again…

SayItWithWookies July 11, 2012 at 11:57 am

It's like you read my mind — only faster.

Tundra Grifter July 11, 2012 at 1:03 pm

Me two! Or is it too?

GeorgiaBurning July 11, 2012 at 1:10 pm

Don't knock the Chamber of Commerce, Mittens absolutely kills at their open mic nights.

tessiee July 11, 2012 at 1:18 pm

"See, the 99% buy yachts like THIS…"

An_Outhouse July 11, 2012 at 11:39 am

Po' white man can't get no respect.

Biel_ze_Bubba July 11, 2012 at 12:50 pm

Not to worry … come November, half the audience won't have a voter ID card.

SayItWithWookies July 11, 2012 at 11:39 am

You know what not to do next when the NAACP is booing you? Cite the Chamber of Commerce. You go, bot.

hagajim July 11, 2012 at 11:40 am

I thought that exact thing…what a clueless dork.

Jus_Wonderin July 11, 2012 at 11:43 am

It is clear his recognition circuits and search routines are not working at optimum capacity here. Were his protection sensors overtaxing the processing bandwidth?

Urban_Achiever July 11, 2012 at 12:23 pm

Really–a "survey of the members of my yacht club" would've worked SO much better

Generation[redacted] July 11, 2012 at 12:50 pm

Can you believe college students, gardeners, and the nails ladies are allowed to vote? They don't even know how things work! Now where's the VIP entrance?

emmelemm July 11, 2012 at 1:19 pm

Besides, I thought all the nails ladies were illegals anyway.

glasspusher July 11, 2012 at 5:47 pm

Nails that good should be illegal!

mwittier July 11, 2012 at 3:08 pm

I'm going to start digging a series of tiger pits in high-income, gated communities, and label them "VIP entrances."

If nothing else, I'll put the Real Housewives franchise out of business. When I first read that quote, I immediately pictured chinless Vicki Gunvaaaaalson in her wraparound shades, hollering it out the window of her Louis Vuitton wastemobile.

coolhandnuke July 11, 2012 at 11:39 am

Romney/ Cano 2012

BarackMyWorld July 11, 2012 at 3:31 pm

Times like this I need more upfists.

IncenseDebate July 11, 2012 at 11:39 am

This is just a ploy to get votes from his base of racist white people. What better way to get votes from Bubba than by being booed by NAACP?

WhatTheHeck July 11, 2012 at 11:40 am

He concluded with a joke:
Knock, knock.
Who’s there?
Boo.
Boo, hoo.

.and he laughed himself silly back to his private jet.

Sue4466 July 11, 2012 at 11:41 am

They weren't yelling "boo," they were singing "who, who, who let the dogs out." Amiright, Romney?

Sue4466 July 11, 2012 at 11:42 am

Love him bringing up a survey of the Chamber of Commerce. There's a group that really reflects average Americans.

PubOption July 11, 2012 at 11:54 am

It has become a Republican front, consider all the 'message ads' they run on TV.

Chick-Fil-Atheistâ„¢ July 11, 2012 at 11:42 am

Where's the mass baptism? Or is that only for the dead?

SorosBot July 11, 2012 at 11:56 am

"And Martin Luther King is a Mormon like me; he was converted after his death".

sbj1964 July 11, 2012 at 11:42 am

Mittens was like "Excuse me while I whips this out."

tessiee July 11, 2012 at 11:50 am

That actually might have worked if he'd whipped out his tax return.

sbj1964 July 11, 2012 at 12:20 pm

No, dog dammit! I said the sherriff is a Mor-Clang-mon!

Generation[redacted] July 11, 2012 at 12:51 pm

Candygram for Romney!

tessiee July 11, 2012 at 1:21 pm

This made my day.
$: – D

Chichikovovich July 11, 2012 at 12:28 pm

"I didn't expect it to be so,…. so big"

Dr. Nick Riviera July 11, 2012 at 11:43 am

A Romney stooge just got on TV and said they were booing "Obamacare" and this proves how everyone hates Obamacare.

Pure. Gold.

Jus_Wonderin July 11, 2012 at 11:45 am

Quite the artful bunch, aren't they??

gullywompr July 11, 2012 at 11:46 am

Are you fucking serious?

WhatTheHolyHeck July 11, 2012 at 12:20 pm

No, Lupin would get jealous.

CapnRadio July 11, 2012 at 12:23 pm

THEY WERE SAYING O-BOO-MACARE!!1!

anniegetyerfun July 11, 2012 at 12:59 pm

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE link us to this.

elviouslyqueer July 11, 2012 at 11:43 am

FAP FAP FAP FAP FAP FAP FAP.

ElPinche July 11, 2012 at 11:47 am

Pass the lotion…..actually just put in the basket, I have meeting right now.

edgydrifter July 11, 2012 at 11:43 am

Happiness is hearing Mitt Romney grinding his molars into powder.

chascates July 11, 2012 at 11:43 am

"YOU'RE NOT FUNNY!!!!"

weejee July 11, 2012 at 11:48 am

Mittbot has nowhere near the timing of R2D2.

tessiee July 11, 2012 at 1:21 pm

Or the charisma.

Fare la Volpe July 11, 2012 at 2:41 pm

Or sex appeal.

Sharkey July 11, 2012 at 3:19 pm

That dude recorded a video of Leia bending over!

SorosBot July 11, 2012 at 11:43 am

After the speech, some of the analysts on MSNBC were talking about how Romney was courting the black vote. Um, no. The Republicans know they won't get the black vote and have never made a serious play for it since Nixon's Southern strategy; they just want to make the appearance so as to try and appeal to non-racist white people while hoping none of them notice the dog-whistles the GOP throws out to the racists.

JustPixelz July 11, 2012 at 11:44 am

"… survey by the Chamber of Commerce–"

Those self-selecting web page surveys are always the best way to make policy.

Biel_ze_Bubba July 11, 2012 at 12:55 pm

They posted the survey on fauxnewz.com — where they could get a representative cross section of Real Americans™.

Tundra Grifter July 11, 2012 at 1:05 pm

Thanks to Wonkette, I'm on several right wing nutz' mailing lists (I ordered Bachmann Palin tickets a year or so ago).

When I get those surveys in the mail I always stuff everything back in the pre-paid envelope and promptly return them.

tessiee July 11, 2012 at 1:23 pm

"stuff everything back in
*the pre-paid envelope*
and promptly return them."

Do you have cats, and do they go poo poo in the litter box?
I'm just asking, is all.

ElPinche July 11, 2012 at 11:44 am

"Back to Plan B, disenfranchise the blahs"

ASHLEIGH_Joe July 11, 2012 at 12:05 pm

You misspelt "Plan A".

gullywompr July 11, 2012 at 11:44 am

No, no – "Boo" is a term of endearment with them, as in "Hey boo, how are you doing?"

Spurning Beer July 11, 2012 at 11:48 am

Short for "jigaboo."

SexySmurf July 11, 2012 at 11:44 am

"100 years ago you'd be hanging upside down with a fork up your ass."

Estproph July 11, 2012 at 11:45 am

This is altogether a good thing.

johnnyzhivago July 11, 2012 at 11:45 am

Needs Christie at his side to scream some sense into these people!

Baconzgood July 11, 2012 at 11:45 am

What did he expect? It's like going to a NASCAR race wearing a PETA shirt.

Exhausted66 July 11, 2012 at 11:54 am

Some of my friends own blah people.

weejee July 11, 2012 at 11:46 am

None tomatoes? Where are the flying tomatoes?

emmelemm July 11, 2012 at 1:21 pm

I heard they're killer.

tessiee July 11, 2012 at 1:26 pm

What, that snowboard guy?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaun_White

Not_So_Much July 11, 2012 at 11:46 am

He should've just stuck to investment advice for their $100M IRAs.

johnnyzhivago July 11, 2012 at 11:46 am

No snark – serious question… does anyone prepare him prior to speeches?

Tommy1733 July 11, 2012 at 1:28 pm

You would think so – surely he knew that comment was volatile at the least. But I doubt anyone on his team expected that clear a response. I had been worried that we would be suffering for want of political comedy, having luxuriated in it during the primary season. It is nice to see again and again that Romney, long seen as the straight man of the Republican pack, is coming into his own as a comedy star.

johnnyzhivago July 11, 2012 at 1:56 pm

I just worry that this was planned – so Rush and the other morons could play this over and over…

Tommy1733 July 11, 2012 at 2:14 pm

It will surely stiffen their resolve to step up efforts to fight "voter fraud" among Black voters.

Doktor Zoom July 12, 2012 at 10:30 am

It was very carefully planned. Calculated, even.

mavenmaven July 11, 2012 at 11:47 am

He smiles to himself thinking, "Now I know how the good guy light skinned Nephites felt when attacked by the evil dark skinned Lamanites, but the light skin people are beloved by Jesus".

Generation[redacted] July 11, 2012 at 12:18 pm

OMG you read that book too!

actor212 July 11, 2012 at 11:47 am

They weren't booing at him, they were booing near him

johnnyzhivago July 11, 2012 at 11:47 am

If Romney gave a speech in Baghdad the stage would be covered in shoes by now!

Dr. Nick Riviera July 11, 2012 at 11:47 am

Why are they so uppity? Because they don't understand he knows what is best for them!

"I believe that if you understood who I truly am in my heart, and if it were possible to fully communicate what I believe is in the real, enduring best interest of African American families"

They might get run over by a car on the way to the voting place or get a paper cut from the ballots. Best not let them vote at all!

rmontcal23 July 11, 2012 at 11:47 am

I'm just surprised that they weren't saying, "Bring me some more iced tea, M-Fer!"

Chill_Bill July 11, 2012 at 11:49 am

Well, that was not awkward at all.

MissTaken July 11, 2012 at 11:49 am

Romney heard the boos and thought it was that oh so funny Arsenio Hall show the kids are into these days. Oh you dogpound, whoop whoop, indeed.

tessiee July 11, 2012 at 11:50 am

Unfortunately, the video ends before the part where the audience yelled:
"SHOW US YOUR TITS!!"

Dildeaux July 11, 2012 at 11:51 am

mittbot achieved his goal of
a) not tripping over the podium and falling face first into Coretta Scott Kings lap and
b) getting booed by mean racist black people proves to the white supremacists, mittbots base, that black people are the only true racists.
Very successful day, cause the news programs today will be dominated by mittbot being booed by black people. Victim status reaffirmed!

An_Outhouse July 11, 2012 at 11:51 am

Don't leave in suspense. What were the results of the chamber of commerce survey?

Sue4466 July 11, 2012 at 12:56 pm

If I had to guess, "Taxes should be cut. Regulations are bad."

Biel_ze_Bubba July 11, 2012 at 12:59 pm

127% of respondents* believe that tax cuts for billionaires create jobs. That makes it a fact.

*After correcting for the obvious fake responses (that said otherwise.)

tessiee July 11, 2012 at 1:28 pm

"What were the results of the chamber of commerce survey?"

They think Mitt's an asshat, too.

Dr. Nick Riviera July 11, 2012 at 11:51 am

Meanwhile, from Fantasy Island, comes NRO declaring Mitt Romney's appearance before the NAACP a success!
http://www.nationalreview.com/campaign-spot/30848

Blueb4sunrise July 11, 2012 at 12:00 pm

At least he didn't say that the NAACP were the real racists. But I'm guessing that someone has.

SorosBot July 11, 2012 at 12:15 pm

Luckily Andrew Breitbart is still dead.

Pres.Beeblebrox July 11, 2012 at 12:01 pm

This is GREAT NEWS for MITT ROMNEY !!!

SayItWithWookies July 11, 2012 at 12:04 pm

"We beat the point spread!"

(Srsly, this was what one of my fellow college students yelled from the top of the bleachers to one of his friends after our football team got creamed.)

RedneckMuslin July 11, 2012 at 12:13 pm

Strange. It did not include the results of the Chamber of Commerce survey?

Self-Uploader July 11, 2012 at 12:52 pm

Thanks for the link. They report that in the end Mitt got "a standing ovation." Until I see evidence otherwise I will interpret that as the audience couldn't leave the room soon enough.

Also noticed the little wedge he stuck into the speech regarding defending "traditional marriage." Nice one, Mitt.

An_Outhouse July 11, 2012 at 1:12 pm

Those people are always so polite. They're appreciative for the raw material for them to chuckle over later.

An_Outhouse July 11, 2012 at 1:16 pm

Nobody threw forks or yelled for ice tea in the middle of the speech, either.

Thurman Munster IV July 11, 2012 at 11:53 am

Citing a chamber of commerce study is one sure fire way to win over the NAACP demographic. Good work Mittenz.

ttommyunger July 11, 2012 at 11:55 am

He should have pulled his six-shooter, pointed at his head and forced himself off the stage saying: "Hold it! The next man makes a move, the nigger gets it!".

PubOption July 11, 2012 at 11:56 am

Would this count as a blah speech to blah people?

didgen July 11, 2012 at 11:56 am

If only Ann could have come in to unzip him so that those people could see he's not stiff at all. Just misunderstood.

Groupshrug July 11, 2012 at 11:56 am

The only way that clip could be funnier is if after the crowd started booing, an alarm sounded and the Sandman came out dancing and shooed Romney off the stage with a broom as the whole audience cheered and pointed off the stage.

emmelemm July 11, 2012 at 1:22 pm

Oh man, I love you for that.

ingloriousbytch July 11, 2012 at 11:58 am

After they booed him they started demanding some muthafucking iced tea.

Ducksworthy July 11, 2012 at 11:59 am

If I'm elected president I'll disenfranchise you all and send you back to work on the Mormon plantations. This message was not well received.

CountryClubJihadi July 11, 2012 at 11:59 am

That crowd sounded like it was from "The Price Is Right". Mitt Romney, come on down!

BigSkullF*ckingDog July 11, 2012 at 12:00 pm

No mittens, please tell me. What the fuck did the goddamn chamber of fucking commerce have to say about obamacare.

SayItWithWookies July 11, 2012 at 12:01 pm

Sigh. I am going to have this video in a big bowl with cream and sugar.

JustPixelz July 11, 2012 at 12:02 pm

I would quit today to spend more time with my wife, but I need health insurance for my various pre-existing conditions and risk factors. In 2014, the ACA will give me safe harbor. Unless Romney and the goddamned* Republicans fuck me over.
_________________________
* I mean that literally. They defy God's instructions to help the poor and the sick. It's in teh Bible. They can look it up.

Beowoof July 11, 2012 at 12:55 pm

Oh yeah like they pay attention to that shit. If they can fit Ayn Rand and Jesus under their dogma, they are adept at a creating a fantasy world where facts don't matter. Wait, I am just stating the obvious about their positions.

usuhname July 11, 2012 at 12:03 pm

He probably thinks this is hip-hop culture and that booing is like "sick" or "bad" – basically its a standing ovation to the Romney-bot analysis algorithm. He gets colored people.

tessiee July 11, 2012 at 1:32 pm

I still think it's kinda weird to say that something or someone is "the shit", and mean it as a compliment.

Chow Yun Flat July 11, 2012 at 12:05 pm

Gee, why would the members of the NAACP have any problems with a wealthy, whiter than white guy whose religion taught the inferiority of Black people until it was forced to change?

not that Radio July 11, 2012 at 12:11 pm

On the planet Kolob, "BOO!" means "HURRAY!"

JustPixelz July 11, 2012 at 12:11 pm

He completely misunderstood what's meant by "Sister Souljah Moment". He thought it meant say something unpopular to blah people, rather than saying something unpopular to your supporters. Hey Mitt! Try this with the TP'ers: "We cannot balance the budget without drastically cutting the military and without raising taxes."

tessiee July 11, 2012 at 1:34 pm

He's so out of touch with anything resembling reality that he'd be clueless if they booed that, too.

Chow Yun Flat July 11, 2012 at 12:13 pm

Romney and the GOP show their disdain for non-white people with every action and utterance they make is just good politics.

The membership of the NAACP booing Romney for his barely disguised contempt is reverse racism.

Ducksworthy July 11, 2012 at 12:14 pm

Mormon Missionaries are trained to endure ridicule.

glasspusher July 11, 2012 at 6:01 pm

He should have assumed the Missionary position.

sudsmckenzie July 11, 2012 at 12:16 pm

This was as close as I will ever get to seeing Jani play the Apollo.

johnnymeatworth July 11, 2012 at 12:27 pm

"And for my next impression…Jesse Owens!"

Toomush_Infer July 11, 2012 at 12:32 pm

This just proves that all those NAACP members are either on welfare or want to be – give us our free healthcare, dammit….at least that's the line he's selling the Chamber of Commerce, who is writing another check as I write this….

Nostrildamus July 11, 2012 at 12:42 pm

Should'a just talked about his cadillacs.

emmelemm July 11, 2012 at 1:24 pm

Amen.

DahBoner July 11, 2012 at 2:17 pm

Curb feelers!"!

Self-Uploader July 11, 2012 at 12:47 pm

Strange. Why doesn't he just run on his actual record on healthcare?

DahBoner July 11, 2012 at 2:16 pm

Modesty?

IceCreamEmpress July 11, 2012 at 7:39 pm

His actual record of taking credit for a bill designed by the state legislature while he was out of town flogging his book?

BitterKlingon July 11, 2012 at 12:49 pm

Christ, what an asshole.

lilblacktombo July 11, 2012 at 12:58 pm
Tundra Grifter July 11, 2012 at 1:07 pm

Reminds me of amateur night at the Apollo, right before the sucker gets the hook around the waist.

tessiee July 11, 2012 at 1:19 pm

This somehow proves that blah people are the REAL racists, right?

Tommy1733 July 11, 2012 at 1:25 pm

Thanks Wonkette – that really is refreshing.

Biel_ze_Bubba July 11, 2012 at 1:26 pm

Clearly, there aren't enough billionaires in this audience.

widestanceromance July 11, 2012 at 1:27 pm

Then he closed by saying that "Only in Amercia can a filthy rich white man whose religion used to deny the actual humanity of you people stand and speak freely from his Black Friend-approved script."

DahBoner July 11, 2012 at 1:48 pm

It's code, people.

BOO = Boffo Old Oligarch

CHEERIO NEGRO PEOPLE!!!

Soylent Green July 11, 2012 at 1:48 pm

I still couldn't find the VIP entrance!

poorgradstudent July 11, 2012 at 1:52 pm

But they left out the part where Mittens apologizes to the crowd by offering to buy them all meals at KFC.

imissopus July 11, 2012 at 1:59 pm

What a jackass.

Nowisallthereis July 11, 2012 at 2:05 pm

That was beeyouteefull. Too bad the video was not better quality – I could not quite figure out the expression on his face. Was his magic underwear binding? Was he passing a stinker? Or was he thinking "Mommy, get me out of here"?

tessiee July 11, 2012 at 2:19 pm

The booing was coming from…
er um, ghosts in the audience.
Yeah, ghosts.
That's the ticket.

fuflans July 11, 2012 at 2:34 pm

the fuck was the point of this?

no, seriously, what? cause it sure doesn't strike me as someone giving a speech to get votes.

BarackMyWorld July 11, 2012 at 3:39 pm

Pandering to people who hate the NAACP.

vulpes82 July 11, 2012 at 4:05 pm

It's sad, but that's exactly what it is. Pandering to the blatant racists, as well as the "moderate" white people who don't want to LOOK racist, but still think black people are lazy and shiftless and living off the hardworking white people while crying about racism when THEY are the real racists.

Sharkey July 11, 2012 at 3:23 pm

The idea of Romney "working" to do anything was the source of the boos.

schvitzatura July 11, 2012 at 3:39 pm

Rhoades, Fehrnstrom you're lookin' pretty beat / I thought you might feel better with some ribs to eat / Eat 'em, gentlemen, you'll think they're really fine / And if you want a couple more you can get 'em anytime!

chascates July 11, 2012 at 5:34 pm

It depends on your point of view:
Romney Receives Standing Ovation for Straight Talk at NAACP Convention http://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2012/07

Baba_NinjaCat12 July 11, 2012 at 9:41 pm

Hey where's the funny man with a broom who would sweep R'money off the stage when the highly vocal and opinionated audiences booed him off the stage.

Negropolis July 12, 2012 at 3:13 am

God, why wasn't this held at the Apollo?

Honestly, what a cynical ploy. I hate that the NAACP even had to invite him.

Biel_ze_Bubba July 13, 2012 at 12:58 am

This will make your day: Backstage at Jimmy Kimmel's show, Obama reacting to a video of Mitt's speech.

BoatOfVelociraptors July 11, 2012 at 4:36 pm

And he probed the Death Star.

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