Rep. Cleaver: Romney shouldn’t criticize Obama in front of a black audience

Today’s lesson in race card logic comes to us courtesy of Congressional Black Caucus chairman Emanuel Cleaver. Here’s how he reacted to Romney’s criticism of Obamacare while delivering a speech at the annual NAACP convention:

Video via The Washington Examiner:

Such is life under Obama’s post-racial presidency. Apparently a white candidate must never “go there” when speaking to a black audience about a black opponent’s policies. It’s okay to talk about Obamacare, just not to “this audience.”

Would Rep. Cleaver would prefer that Romney lie? Does he think black Americans need to be pandered to and spoon-fed liberal pablum instead of hearing what Romney’s candidacy is really about?

https://twitter.com/PollyCarbo/status/223075322516611073

Nothing racist about that. No siree.

Conservatives on Twitter tried to puzzle out how Rep. Cleaver’s logic might apply to other situations.

This tweet just might blow Rep. Cleaver’s mind.

Hey, Rep. Cleaver, we’ve got news for you:

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