My last word on the racialist screwjob put to a talker I couldn’t stand and the seemingly incomprehensible and selective outrage by the usual sideshow of poverty pimps and nappy-headed hessians of corporate
Rogers play the song – titled “Condoleezza” and sung to the music of Nat King Cole’s “Mona Lisa” – on his show 11/6.
Performed in vocal mannerisms reminiscent of “Amos ‘n’ Andy,” the lyrics expand the attack on Rice delivered recently by calypso singer Harry Belafonte, who painted the Bush national security chief as a “house slave” in an interview with CNN.
Some lyric excerpts:
“Condoleezza, Condoleezza, what you be doin’?
That neo-fascist black-haired token schwartza dog.
“Is you there ’cause you a high-toned public Negro?
Is you their black-haired answer-mammy who be smart?
Does they like how you shine their shoes, Condoleezza?
Or the way you wash and park the whitey’s cars.
“Georgie junior says he trusts you, Condoleezza. Who said our (unintelligible) off the greedy oil woes. But then he make you clean all the White House bathrooms. The public sink, the toilet and let’s scrub the floors.”
Not so incomprehensible. Sure the NAACP never made a complaint, organized a boycott, bake sale, or press conference. Sure the national media coverage buried this story while it’s audio lynching was still swinging from the tree. No visit from Oprah, or Maxine Waters, or Sheila Jackson-Lee. No rehab here.
But at least he didn’t say “nappy ho”.