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Darth Obama and His Democrat Storm Troopers

Gary DeMar
Written by Gary DeMar

MSNBC host Melissa Harris Perry claims that Star Wars is racist because Darth Vader, the personification of evil, is dressed in black. Actually, he’s a white guy dressed in black. Here’s some of what she said:

“‘I know why I have feelings — good, bad and otherwise — about Star Wars,’ Perry explained. ‘…I spent the whole day talking about the Darth Vader situation.’

“‘The part where he was totally a black guy, whose name was basically James Earl Jones,’ she said. ‘While he was black he was terrible and bad, awful and used to cut off white men’s hand, and didn’t actually claim his son. But as soon as he claims his son, goes over to the good, takes off his mask and he is white — yes, I have many feelings about that.’”

By the way, the first Star Wars film came out in 1977. It’s taken her nearly 40 years to formulate this association. She’s not the first to make this type of association…


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