D-Money, Smoothie, And Shifty Are Impregnating White Women In Maine

Maine Governor Paul LePage has found himself in hot water for some racially charged comments he made at a townhall meeting on Wednesday night:

“These are guys with the name D-Money, Smoothie, Shifty – these types of guys – they come from Connecticut and New York, they come up here, they sell their heroin, they go back home,” LePage told a large crowd. “Incidentally, half the time they impregnate a young white girl before they leave, which is a real sad thing because then we have another issue we have to deal with down the road.”

He later clarified, after lots of outrage, that he meant “Maine women” not “white women.” Well, that just fixes everything.

Team Blackness also discussed babies, an Alabama chief justice’s attempt to block judges from granting same-sex marriage licenses, and Satan.

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19 replies
  1. 1
    Nemo_N says:

    I was very happy to give him the benefit of the doubt but then he said “impregnate young white girls”.

    What’s with racists and sexual anxiety towards black people?

  2. 2
    Gimlet says:

    Now I understand..

    Bristol Palin’s abstinence lecture tour wound through Maine at some point.

  3. 3
    Roger Moore says:

    It’s the natural problem with trying to talk in code all the time; sometimes you slip up and say what you really mean.

  4. 4
    MomSense says:

    Does this mean I could now be impregnated by a drug trafficker “from away”?

  5. 5
    benw says:

    “Hey, where the white women at?” — D-Money, Smoothie, and Shifty

  6. 6
    Shell says:

    He later clarified, after lots of outrage,

    ” ‘Make a remark,’ said the Red Queen, ‘Its ridiculous to leave all the conversation to the pudding..’ ”

    Or as Charlie Pierce calls him, the Human Bowling Jacket.

  7. 7
    The Other Chuck says:

    @Shell:

    Human

    Might be assuming a bit much

  8. 8
    OzarkHillbilly says:

    What do you ecpect from the political party where the katest trending hashtag is #DonaldTrumpWantsToBangHisDaughter,”

  9. 9
    OzarkHillbilly says:

    I am typing challenged today.

  10. 10
    Felonius Monk says:

    @OzarkHillbilly: Hopefully, it’s not because you’re typing under water.

    How’s things in Mizzou?

  11. 11
    OzarkHillbilly says:

    @Felonius Monk: Just ducky. Guess what I found out today? Under a bill introduced a Republican misogynist from Sleazball MO

    “For purposes of subdivision (2) of this subsection, the term ‘gift’ shall include sexual relations between a registered lobbyist and a member of the general assembly or his or her staff. Relations between married persons or between persons who entered into a relationship prior to the registration of the lobbyist, the election of the member to the general assembly, or the employment of the staff person shall not be reportable under this subdivision. The reporting of sexual relations for purposes of this subdivision shall not require a dollar valuation.”

    Ah feels so proud….

  12. 12
    Roger Moore says:

    @OzarkHillbilly:
    I looked at that and it sounds a bit better when you hear the justification. The idea that lobbyists shouldn’t be allowed to trade sex for favors any more than they’re allowed to trade money for favors seems reasonable. The guy submitting this claims he wants to include it under the existing gifts reporting so they don’t have to create a whole separate reporting system, which is at least plausible.

  13. 13
    boatboy_srq says:

    @OzarkHillbilly: What. The. FCUK.

    On the other hand it does imply that there’s value in the world’s oldest profession. Just not a “dollar valuation.”

  14. 14
    boatboy_srq says:

    @Roger Moore:

    The guy submitting this claims he wants to include it under the existing gifts reporting so they don’t have to create a whole separate reporting system

    IOW, lobbyists don’t have to keep separate ledgers of which pols they’re buying and which they’re b#nging? Somehow this sounds far too kind to the pols.

  15. 15
    Digital Amish says:

    Maybe he’s just afraid that all those “young white girls” ain’t coming back after going … well, you know.

  16. 16
    bago says:

    I think that would lead to so.e excellent campaign reporting.

    The NRA spent 30 million on the senators re-election campaign, AND had two of its lobbyists banging the senator’s staff!

  17. 17
    SRW1 says:

    @OzarkHillbilly:

    The reporting of sexual relations for purposes of this subdivision shall not require a dollar valuation.

    How about reporting on the sexual practices employed and the satisfaction levels achieved? Surely, that must be of public interest!

  18. 18
    tamiasmin says:

    Maine women. White women. Yeah, it’s an easy mistake to make. The m and the w are both articulated with the lips, and n and t are both dentals. Plus both words are monosyllables. And…aw, forget it.

    Who applies for a job that involves retroediting a guy like that. It’s hard work and long hours, and you’re constantly on call.

  19. 19
    TriassicSands says:

    Ah, Roy Moore, one of my least favorite human beings. He is Exhibit A in demonstrating just how horrible the voters of Alabama are and just how ignorant they are when it comes to something like separation of Church and State.

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