Created 08/28/2012 - 8 months ago
Political Asylum is the Harpers.org convention blog, written by contributing editors Kevin Baker and Jack Hitt.
wow; haven’t seen any coverage of this: A Troubling Chant on the Convention Floor http://t.co/bZJFTP8C #politics #RNC2012
RT @P0TUS: The GOP proves its bigotry to Puerto Ricans at its own convention: http://t.co/v1VnJQLB [Thx to @BettysBoomin for link]
“@writerchica: How nice: USA! USA! USA! chanting at the #RNC when an accented Puerto Rican speaker took the mike. http://t.co/NPClpfKt” SMH
A Troubling Chant on the Republican National Convention Floor http://t.co/Hsb3YfVQ via @zite (Like there was ever any doubt).
Marco Rubio has his work cut out for him MT @Colvinius ... an ugly mob at the convention. http://t.co/2trMgc8l Via @drng
RT @Colvinius: Not the image the Republicans want to project to the Hispanic community: an ugly mob at the convention. http://t.co/7pt0vmFK Via @drng
RT @SamSeder: Holy crap. GOP chants down a Puerto Rican convention speaker because of her accent ..UGLY http://t.co/ar7NN6CD
Republicans chant 'USA USA!' while a Puerto Rican speaks on stage. #RNC http://t.co/WsEvSwHs I see slight bigotry. #teamsmokeit #swagbucks
RT @edyong209: The most terrifying thing I've seen all month RT @loudmouthman http://t.co/rnNw9mgf I am left wondering if I need point to Godwins law?
RT @chaplinlives: Tom Brokaw & MSM colleagues could u please offer spin control for today's racist chant at RNC. SILENCE IS COMPLICITY!!! http://t.co/dbwnn7nT
RT @P0TUS: #RNC proves bigotry to Puerto Ricans: http://t.co/v1VnJQLB and to African Americans: http://t.co/wiuYV77R <> #PartyOfOldWhiteGeezers
SMH->RT @BettysBoomin: speaking of Hispanics,the white cowboy fratboys, were not feeling the Latina attendance. http://t.co/TFHoT0tN
RT @mrodr1guez: All this talk of leadership & restoring America... Really #GOP? "A troubling chant from the #RNC floor" http://t.co/CQ7PEv9j (1-2)
RT @ferallike: Puerto Rican speaker drowned out bc of her accent by chants of "USA" http://t.co/16rYrwot Can #GOP show their bigotry anymore blatantly?
RT @MattGarrahan: Quite astonishing: #RNC delegates heckle Puerto Rico speaker. Good luck with the Latino vote, guys http://t.co/F79uaO9l
I'd have told the audience to sit down, shut up & grow the fuck up. Just as well I wasn't the man with the mike http://t.co/7yA31SJT
RT @Norway_Vaulen: “@bardgal: WHITES ONLY welcome at RNC. Latina Chairwoman shouted down: http://t.co/tMF1cWYI”Plz forw
RT @dannymears: Holy shit. The GOP is out of its fucking mind. (via @DrGMLaTulippe) http://t.co/3g5YB6OG
RT @sammythehouse: RT @RaniaKhalek act of racism at #RNC2012: A Latina delegate was shouted down for speaking w/ an accent http://t.co/9kc8viwe
RT @KellyShibari: A Troubling Chant on the Convention Floor http://t.co/sDImsdxA <---and then THIS happened as well. I'm so ashamed to be American right now.
RT @Soccerpolitics: RT @franklinleonard: Ladies and Gentlemen, your RNC attendees, "heckle the accented English speaker" edition. http://t.co/StceOrvB
VIDEO: Convention delegates shout down Puerto Rico rep with shouts "USA! USA!" Even RNC chair seems shocked. http://t.co/0EUkUCWv #USA
Wow, only at the republican national convention. Which is always boring anyway. http://t.co/XonLgOcd
Chant this, imbeciles: you just lost Florida. (I'm assuming the Obama campaign will have the ad ready by tonight). http://t.co/LpQygjuU
RT @M_E_Winstead: This made my stomach turn. Seriously, people? @ejacqui: Welp. This happened. http://t.co/EaegZzgP
#GOP shows true colors as #RNC floor erupts into racist chant against Puerto Rico rep. http://t.co/If71kqkm #GOP2012 #TCOT #latino #GOPfail
Remind me again, which party's convention has racist chants? http://t.co/Ai5rNOTB Oh. Y'know what? I think I'll stick with the other party.
@maddow @markos @chucktodd @NorahODonnell @samsteinhp @davidaxelrod @billburton44 this needs to get more coverage: http://t.co/EHERNQHN
RT @sebroche: A scary chant on the convention floor from the party of cuckoo.. Pathetic..http://t.co/wDE4fVYJ
At the GOPCon, there was a Puerto Rican speaker w/ an accent. Of course the Republican response was to chant "USA, USA" http://t.co/CHIpDIN9
This is truly disturbing. Goes to show how IGNORANT and crazy the GOP really is. Blatant racism at the #RNC http://t.co/02GLaK2X
you probably saw the thing about the Puerto Rico delegate being harassed at the RNC but if you didn't lmao: http://t.co/P5rBWDY4
RT @PamelaScully: A Troubling Chant on the Convention Floor bullying of a Republican Latina delegate--(Harper's Magazine) http://t.co/00 ...
RT @chrisjtyson: In addition to the racist nut throwing incident, apparently the 1st Lady of Puerto Rico was also greeted w/ hostility: ...
RT @kurtgraser: the GOP convention just keeps getting classier and classier http://t.co/jqQiBCrj “Is this happening?”
@ptc54 we libs hear but don't listen? Have you seen your GOP frat boys at work? http://t.co/9A8Aeiqd #tcot
RT @AntDeRosa: "USA USA" chants used to drown out Ron Paul supporters confuses Harpers journo as slight towards Puerto Rican speaker http://t.co/9EJ3INSl
A Troubling Chant on the Convention Floor. via Harper's Magazine. http://t.co/zYjkxefO cc @marcela_elisa @mariasacchetti @jonmicol
Puerto rican delegated heckled at #rnc with chants of USA. Is this what the #republican party is about #tampa #rnc2012 http://t.co/rMlYtoOj