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I Can Relate To Black People, My Ancestors Once Owned Slaves – Mitt Romney, US Presidential Candidate

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I Can Relate To Black People, My Ancestors Once Owned Slaves – Mitt Romney, US Presidential Candidate

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August 28, 2012 – I Can Relate To Black People, My Ancestors Once Owned Slaves – Mitt Romney, US Presidential Candidate

US Republican Presidential candidate, Mitt Romney told a crowd of supporters during a speech that he can relate with black people because his ancestors once owned slaves. naijagists.com

Here is what Mitt Romney said while addressing a crowd in Prattville, Alabama:

I understand how difficult it can be for an African-American in today’s society. In fact, I can relate to black people very well indeed. My ancestors once owned slaves, and it is in my lineage to work closely with the black community. However, just because they were freed over a century ago doesn’t mean they can now be freeloaders. They need to be told to work hard, and the incentives just aren’t there for them anymore. When I’m president I plan to work closely with the black community to bring a sense of pride and work ethic back into view for them.

According to Freewoodpost report, even though this latest statement by Mitt Romney will undoubtedly be spun so that it will be seen as being taken out of context, someone needs to tell this man to just keep his mouth shut. So far, he has told citizens that he is friends with NASCAR owners, NFL owners, and now that he is related to slave owners. Stick to economic policy Mitt, that’s your strong point. Your history at Bain Capital speaks for itself.

The Romney campaign has yet to release its version of the speech made in Prattville.

Article source: Freewood post blog

Note: We have received several threats from one Louis Farakan telling us to remove this article.

This article was originally posted on Freewood post blog and we have cited the source.

For your information Mr Louis, this article has been posted on several websites and not on NaijaGists.com alone.

ENOUGH OF YOUR THREATS!

36 Comments

36 Comments

  1. victor

    August 28, 2012 at 10:01 PM

    If any Black Americans vote for this man then they are stupid.

  2. lilian

    August 29, 2012 at 2:41 AM

    pls som1 should help me tel dis man dat we d blacks has not even notice ourselve, not to talk of noticing an over ripe paw-paw lik his, abeg mak he 4uck off.

  3. Meg

    August 29, 2012 at 4:01 AM

    Is dis idiot beta off.black men are slaves but d own dia music industry like late michael,jay-z,kanye,rihanna,chris e.t.c.stupid white folks,d claim 2 knw evrytin,how many times hav black men use their heads 2 get money 4rm them.cos d are fools.half-baked potato.mtchew.

  4. Kola

    August 29, 2012 at 4:03 AM

    He'll make a dumb president.

  5. kay

    August 29, 2012 at 9:17 AM

    This man is very stupid

  6. ayoola noah oloruntolu

    August 29, 2012 at 11:12 AM

    Although we’re black but our brain is not black. I know one day i’ll rule d white whether directly or indirectly.

  7. Omini

    August 29, 2012 at 12:03 PM

    Dis man na otondo. If he could still make statements like dis in public, who knws what he says in private. He is a fool of d white order, making such comment in a govt superheaded by a black man. Otondo!!!

  8. Harry Amarakuo

    August 29, 2012 at 12:16 PM

    He is a bastard.

  9. Chima Rupert Ndubuisi

    August 29, 2012 at 12:36 PM

    very very dumb man.

  10. Bisan John

    August 29, 2012 at 4:31 PM

    HE IS INDIRECTLY CALLING ALL BLACKS IN AMERICA SLAVES.

  11. Laura Henry Wesley

    August 29, 2012 at 5:40 PM

    Wow- and all this time I thought my parents, family, historical figures and the like instilled a sense of pride in me. Glad to know Mr. Romney is on his way to save the day!

    • Kristi Mayfield

      August 29, 2012 at 5:44 PM

      wow is he for real!

    • Laura Henry Wesley

      August 29, 2012 at 6:47 PM

      Kristi Mayfield- i know- i couldnt believe he would say that- with a straight face ( i am assuming LOL)

    • Laura Henry Wesley

      August 29, 2012 at 8:32 PM

      Tracy Doc Wesley- hey have you heard about this?

    • Olutunde Ayodeji

      August 29, 2012 at 8:48 PM

      he is stupid

    • Mintha Jones

      August 29, 2012 at 9:49 PM

      WTF!!!!

    • Khalil Chris

      August 31, 2012 at 6:49 PM

      IDIOTS,,HE'S RACIST JUST LIKE YALL..

  12. Adebayo bukola

    August 29, 2012 at 7:56 PM

    Dis man is crazy

  13. Tracy Doc Wesley

    August 29, 2012 at 9:20 PM

    This dude is the epitome a klansman with no sheet!

    • Edwina E Simmons

      August 29, 2012 at 9:58 PM

      OMG really MItt? I still can't believe this it he really said this he is an idiot of the first degree. I really want to see the video though cause this quote is so hard to believe

  14. Amina

    August 29, 2012 at 9:34 PM

    what a bloody fool!!!!!

  15. Kingsley Omuoreh

    August 29, 2012 at 10:31 PM

    Wow Mitt, that was a brilliant own goal. There goes the Black, Latino, and Native American vote. Thanks for that.

  16. JP(zionist)

    August 30, 2012 at 8:17 AM

    A bloody racist!,worthy of spending the rest of his life in jail.

  17. Johnmoney

    August 30, 2012 at 10:34 PM

    Dis man is a fat n wide fool 4 usin dat word

  18. nestojean

    August 30, 2012 at 11:07 PM

    such folly really baffles me coming from a president to be.

  19. michael

    August 31, 2012 at 4:34 PM

    very stupid and diot man

  20. Ola

    August 31, 2012 at 7:52 PM

    Blacks people should try and locate their origin, the guy is indirectly telling all blacks in foreign land. It remaind me of the late Bob Marley`s song “ANY WHERE YOU COME FROM NO MATER YOUR NATIONALITY AS FAR AS YOU`RE BLACK MAN YOU1RE AN AFRICAN”

  21. Rachel Williams

    September 10, 2012 at 2:04 PM

    Seeeee the closer it get to election time God will reveal these snakes that we often support. Now NOT everyone is supporting this man but just to those that are. That was not necessary, (IT) the comment about African Americans has nothing to do do with the political and economical times we are going through. This is an alleged man of God who had to take it there. Really, Mitt? Truly your wanting this election to bad. What is your objective? That coming from a Wealthy WHITE man says something. And to join any one that says you are the Klan would Be MY PLEASURE. I still can't believe that you even said that. When you woke up this morning did you set out to destroy your chances at winning the election? SMDH! Just can't believe this……

  22. Aliugwu

    September 28, 2012 at 9:53 PM

    Son of bitch, idiot!

  23. Tameka Herred Vega

    October 13, 2012 at 9:26 AM

    Thanks Romney you really have a way with words.this man can't be seriously running for president.

  24. Roshá White Hester

    October 24, 2012 at 8:01 PM

    This can't be a,direct quote right? I take that back, he has binders full of women so anything is possible…LOL! Wow, can't wait till "their" version is released.

  25. Latasha Neeley

    October 29, 2012 at 8:30 PM

    OMG! Where is national media on this?

  26. Na McKnight

    October 31, 2012 at 4:06 PM

    Wow! I can't even say anything.

  27. Michelle Palmer

    November 2, 2012 at 2:19 AM

    Please people. This is liberal propaganda. Don't believe everything you read.

  28. Rome Tme Ceo

    November 7, 2012 at 2:41 AM

    Mitt Romney should kill his self and im a middle white male making statements like that openly clearly he's from the KKK

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