Pouring Syrup On Racism Don't Make It Pancakes

Two Franklin men put the kibosh on at the Values Voters Summit after attempting to sell a Barack Obama gag gift:

Values Voter Summit organizers cut off sales of Obama Waffles boxes on Saturday, saying they had not realized the boxes displayed "offensive material." The summit and the exhibit hall where the boxes were sold had been open since Thursday afternoon.

The box was meant as political satire, said Mark Whitlock and Bob DeMoss, two writers from Franklin, Tenn., who created the mix. They sold it for $10 a box from a rented booth at the summit sponsored by the lobbying arm of the Family Research Council.

Cup Of Joe
Rod Dreher

ObamaWaffles is one of the

ObamaWaffles is one of the most overtly racist, utterly disgusting items to turn up in this election. I'm glad so many of your readers agree. It's really embarrassing that the creators of this smear are from Tennessee. Ugh.

Not mentioned, however, is that CNN commentator Lou Dobbs actually purchased a box of this tripe while he was attending the so-called Values Voters conference. We at ElectBlue.blogspot.com have called for CNN to fire Dobbs. His support of such a racist product makes Don Imus' language look tame by comparison. Dobbs should go.


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