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Obama Tar Baby

Tea Party Tar Babies

James Peterson | Posted 10.15.2011 | Black Voices
James Peterson

Make no mistake about it: the president is Br'er Rabbit in our current political narrative, and the role of the tar baby is being well-played by Rep. Boehner and his Tea Party compatriots.

GOP Rep Apologizes To Obama For 'Tar Baby' Comments

Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics

Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Co.) has apologized for the controversial “tar baby” comment he made on a local radio show last week while discussing Preside...

GOP Rep. Uses Term 'Tar Baby' In Memo About Obama, Election

Politico | Daniel Libit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a 20-page memo on GOP electoral woes, Rep. Tom Davis (R-Va.) repeatedly misspells Barack Obama's name - it's one R, congressman, not two -- and the...