Stuff Republicans Say to Black People

Race-related highlights from the right. 

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Most of the "Sh-- People Say" videos that have sprung up in recent weeks involve actors mocking -- and, often, exaggerating -- the types of statements they associate with various groups. But when it comes to things Republican politicians says about and to the black community, there's no need for a script or embellishment. Jezebel has pulled together real-life clips of quotes from everyone from Romney to Cain that make more of a statement than any spoof could.

Many of these gems will (unfortunately) sound familiar:

"Not all cultures are equal."

"I don't want to make black people's lives better."

"Who let the dogs out?"

"I didn't say that ... people said I said 'black' ... I didn't."

"We have the ability when we recognize that something is wrong to change it ... we no longer have slavery. That's a good thing."

"A third of the black people in this country, at least, are thinking for themselves."

"I know this from my own experience that blacks are not the greatest swimmers."

And there are more where those came from. By the end of the 2012 presidential race, there will probably be enough for a feature-length film. Watch the video here.

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