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Maddow: Gingrich Making Fun Of Obama Singing Was Racist

"Newt Gingrich brought back the food stamps president thing — and then tonight, he went to ‘President Obama ought to stop singing, ought to stop being the Entertainer-in-Chief.’ Sort of caricaturing him in a way that calls out to minstrelsy," MSNBC's Rachel Maddow said tonight during her network's coverage of the Florida primary results.

"These are — Newt Gingrich is many things, stupid is not one of them. He knows exactly what he’s saying, he knows exactly who he’s playing to, when you look at that map, when you deal with the northern border of Florida, which is southern Alabama and all of those states where they [sic] headed he knows what card he’s playing," Al Sharpton chimed in.

(h/t Mediaite)

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