US Rep. Jim Moran (D-VA) Says Racism Fueled Democrats’ 2010 Midterm Losses


Democrats call for civility … yet they continue their hateful rhetoric, when will the GOP ever learn?

Once again Democrats claim they want a more civility political rhetoric, yet keep playing the shameful race card. Lucy, the Dems, have once again pulled the football out from Charlie Brown, the GOP. It would appear that US Rep. Jim Moran (D-VA) did not get the message of civility and political rhetoric. Moran stated that is the Democrat  party’s losses in the 2010 midterm elections occurred because President Barack Obama is black. These sad pathetic politicians are still playing the race card. making matters even worse, he made his comments on the Arab television network Alhurra.

When will Republicans ever learn?

A Democratic congressman is attributing his party’s losses in the 2010 election cycle to the fact that President Barack Obama is black.

Speaking to Arab television network Alhurra, Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) said Republicans made big gains in November in part because “a lot of people in this country … don’t want to be governed by an African-American.”

Even more objectionable to some Americans, he said, is that Obama is a black president “who is inclusive, who is liberal, who wants to spend money on everyone and who wants to reach out to include everyone in our society — that’s a basic philosophical clash.”

Moran’s remarks came Tuesday in an interview conducted after Obama delivered his State of the Union speech. Democrats, Moran said, lost for “the same reason the Civil War Happened in the United States … the Southern states, particularly the slaveholding states, didn’t want to see a president who was opposed to slavery.” Virginia, of course, is one of those Southern, formerly slaveholding states.

 Is it Jim Moran or Moron? I thought the Democrats and Obama stated prior to the election that President Barack Obama was not on the ballot in 2010? Of course the “shellacking” taken by Democrats had nothing to do with the poor economy, over the top government stimulus spending, unemployment near 10% and the Democrat controlled House and Senate, coupled with Barack Obama not listening to the will of the American people and forcing Obamacare down their collective throats.

Will Democrats police their own and call out Jim Moran for these hateful and untrue comments? Time will tell. Keep it up Democrats; it is exactly this kind of nonsense and dismissiveness of the American people that caused the shellacking in 2010. It is a center-right country, not a racist one. That is why Democrats got their political butts kicked in 2010.

If you liked this post, you may also like these:

  • Charlie Cook Says Democrat Losses in The House Will Be Enormous in 2010 Midterm Election
  • Lynn Moran, 24, Missing in Portland, ME
  • Lynn Moran; She could be Anyone’s Sister, Daughter, Mother, Best friend or Girlfriend
  • Gallup Poll: Conservatives Continue to Outnumber Moderates and Libs … Moderates on the Decline
  • Virginia Democrat Rep. James P. Moran Says “The American People Should Know that the Members of Congress are Underpaid” at $174,000

  • Comments

    13 Responses to “US Rep. Jim Moran (D-VA) Says Racism Fueled Democrats’ 2010 Midterm Losses”

    1. Teresa on January 28th, 2011 11:49 am

      I am getting SICK of the RACE CARD Being played all the time!!!!

    2. Steve Holloway on January 28th, 2011 3:43 pm

      I am being nice when I say this, how stupid can this man be to say this, when the white people helped elect “O”

      come on…..

      Its not the color of the man, its just what’s inside the person and their actions that tell you who they truly are.

      American’s mainly got past the color thing, but “O” keeps stiring the race pot because he is a racist.

      I bet he fights against his self all the time because he is part white.

    3. Linda on January 28th, 2011 6:09 pm

      I live in Moran’s district. He was a councilman and then mayor before being elected state senator. He will do ANYTHING to get attention! Remember, too, he is the one who beat his wife and tried to get out of it by saying “she beat me”. He would never say any of this total bulls**t if he were in his district in Northern Virginia. Unfortunately, everyone here loves him and keeps electing him but this stupid racial comment might get him boo’d out. Hope so.

    4. Steve on January 28th, 2011 7:42 pm

      Although I feel thee is some level of discomfort with Obama for some Americans, I don’t think the mid-terms had any results that were based on racial feelings or beliefs. I think Rep Moran was off base with his conclusions and comments. I’m not exactly sure how I feel about his comments as to their civility, especially to the quite harsh things I’ve read elsewhere.

      — — —

      Back to the election results, if I was to offer my key factors, I’d lean toward the lack of a coherent Democratic PR campaign, which could have highlighting legislative accomplishments that, when looked at based on the specific policy changes, would find greater support.

      I’d also point towards a coordinated disinformation campaign that used rhetoric that lacked a solid factual basis, or that avoided actual policy enactments and focused on building anger and fear-based emotional responses amongst lower-information voters. I just don’t believe voters were aware of pertinent facts which I think would have led to closer or different results in the recent election.

    5. Scared Monkeys on January 28th, 2011 11:21 pm

      “I’d also point towards a coordinated disinformation campaign that used rhetoric that lacked a solid factual basis, or that avoided actual policy enactments and focused on building anger and fear-based emotional responses amongst lower-information voters.”

      #4 of course you would Steve, those without a clue would. Wanna make a bet as to who is more informed, Republican or Democrat voters? Hmm?

      So I guess if was the informed voters who voted in a rank amateur, do nothing, know nothing, under qualified Obama in 2008?

      Yea, right.

      Isn’t it amazing that once Americans found out exactly what Obama was about they wanted to make a change. Isn’t it amzing that the only way Obama could ever win the 2012 election is if he becomes and runs as the anti-Obama.

    6. Deb on January 29th, 2011 3:36 am

      Oh really that’s why they lost so many in the mid terms. I thought it was because of the poor job they were doing. And not listening we the people. Obama’s skin color had nothing to do with it. It was their socialistic agenda that lost them so many positions in the mid terms. I agree with 1 I am so tired of the race card being pulled out and used when things don’t go their way.

    7. NGBoston on January 29th, 2011 7:26 am

      Interesting as to how the race card can even continue to be brought up at this point—-anyone who knows the facts also knows Obama’s Father was black, his Mother WHITE.

      #4- The only level of discomfort, Steve- is a huge case of buyers remorse. Anyhow- there is some major IMAGE CHANGING under way in the Obama Administration in case one fails to notice.

      Let’s start with the replacement of Obama’s Press Secretary Robert Gibbs at the White House Podium (who was also a very close friend and adviser of Obama’s (and, Oh, My God! He was White!!!)

      The new electee is Jay Carney who is married to Claire Shipman at ABC news…I am sure there will be no biases in that reporting.

      Give me a break! There is always an angle for THE MISTAKENLY CHOSEN ONE. So most of what his minions say is ridiculous and nonsensical anyway.

      Just pointing out the obvious. Last, and certainly not least—the NUMBERS always represent what drives the Nation when they head to the polls again. The facts also are- as National Debt and spending continue to skyrocket- for over the past 20 consecutive months- UNEMPLOYMENT NUMBERS continue at over 10% in most parts of the Country.

    8. Steve on January 29th, 2011 3:44 pm


      I’m sure most political observers are aware that Press Sec’s often change during an administration, for whatever reasons they see fit. And if I were to guess, I’d find it surprising if ABC assigned Shipman to the WH press corps, not that she couldn’t be professional about it. BTW, this reminds me of the most unusual political couple that I recall; Mary Matalin and James Carville.

      I still can’t understand why phrases like “the one”, “the anointed one”, “the chosen one”, and your “THE MISTAKENLY CHOSEN ONE” are used and presumed to make sense. It is as if the authors want to convey their own sense of false imagery, while simultaneously ridiculing it, all the while trying to claim these are how the supporters of Obama think. What ever floats your boat, I guess; but they are just too obvious to be seen as anything but a smear.

    9. They Said What?! for January 2011 | From the Desk of Lady Liberty on January 30th, 2011 3:46 pm

      [...] of them have a grasp on history.  Not only does he get his civil war history wrong, he paints our country as racist because that is the only thing that can possibly explain the November 2010 election losses. Our [...]

    10. NGBoston on January 30th, 2011 9:44 pm

      #8- Steve. Ever heard of David Plouffe? He will be joined by Gibbs to help run the re-election campaign of President Obama for his bid at a second term in Office.

      Here’s another phrase for you (although I cannot take credit for it’s origin)


      Enjoy your evening and it wouldn’t hurt you to do a little background research every now and then, Stevie Boy.

    11. NGBoston on January 30th, 2011 9:45 pm

      ooops….last post hit spam folder.

      Thanks for the rescue in advance
      SM: Got it,

    12. Steve on January 31st, 2011 10:19 pm


      What I don’t get is why the right thinks Obama is the one? Are you secretly for his presidency?

      And yes; I’ve heard of and known of Ploufe for over 3 years.

      BTW, I do plenty of research; I haven’t a clue what you refer to.
      SM: Steve, the reason why we refer to Obama as “The One” is because of the following political ad and the fact that Obama stated ‘we are the one’s we have been waiting for.” His shere arrogence garners him the totle of the One. In fact he will be a one term “One”der.

      The Web commercial, which compares Obama to both Jesus and Moses, opens with the narrator intoning in a prophetic voice, “It shall be known that in 2008 the world will be blessed. They will call him ‘The One.’” The parody features clips with Obama employing his loftiest rhetoric, including “A nation healed, a world repaired” in one speech and “We are the ones we’ve been waiting for” in another.

      “And he has anointed himself, ready to carry the burdens of the world,” the narrator continues, as the screen is bathed in gauzy light before it flashes on the screen Obama’s recent comment, “I have become a symbol of America returning to his best traditions.”

      “He can do no wrong,” the voice continues. “Can you see the light?”

      The ad then cuts to Obama telling an audience, “A light will shine down from somewhere. It will light upon you. You will experience an epiphany and you will say to yourself, I have to vote for Barack.”

      “And the world shall receive his blessings,” the announcer says, as a shot of Charleston Heston’s Moses parting the Red Sea from the 1956 movie “The Ten Commandments” appears, replaced in quick succession by the pseudo-presidential seal Obama’s campaign unveiled a few weeks ago.

    13. Steve on February 2nd, 2011 12:48 am

      OMG! That video is so arrogant, preposterous, and disrespectful to religion (Jews & Christian). What an awful piece of propaganda; no wonder McCain lost, with crap like this from his “creative” team.

      I actually think this is like a parody of itself, and that the real joke is on those who it was produced for, its target audience. I’d be very careful, if it were me, of ever being associated in any way with this piece of sh*t.

      Just my opinion.
      SM: What happened to your sense of humor? I guess its only funny when the humor is pointed at a Republican.

      Actually Obama has proved to be that arrogant and the ad was spot on.

      That’s not why McCain lost, there were plenty of other contributing issues, including the fact that most Conservatives did not think that he was a Republican.

    Leave a Reply

    Support Scared Monkeys! make a donation.

    • NEWS (breaking news alerts or news tips)
    • Red (comments)
    • Dugga (technical issues)
    • Dana (radio show comments)
    • Klaasend (blog and forum issues)
    E-mail It