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Angela Merkel pictured
with blacked-up children

Telegraph (UK), by Staff

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Posted By:pineledger, 1/5/2013 9:56:12 AM

The German leader joined a group of a carolers for Three Kings´ Day on the steps of the chancellery but raised eyebrows when several of the children appeared in blackface. Traditionally, one of the kings appears with a darkened face as the groups go door-to-door singing carols. Mrs Merkel´s difficulties were added to by news that her coalition partners, the Free Democrat Party (FDP), were sinking in the polls and may not gather enough votes to remain in Parliament.

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Even the Germans?

Three Kings´ Day seems to be going the way of Al Jolson, Amos and Andy, and the Elks´ Minstrel Show of my childhood...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Quigley, 1/5/2013 10:00:39 AM     (No. 9099992)

We are so screwed.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 1/5/2013 10:14:54 AM     (No. 9100031)

where are the LAWYERS and the ACLU and jackson and sharpton...
oh.. only in AMERIKA do they have to put up with PCness..
while the rest of the world laughs...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 1/5/2013 10:16:15 AM     (No. 9100036)

The Sinterklaas and ´Black Peter´ story? Yeah, its a German thing...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: wilko, 1/5/2013 10:18:12 AM     (No. 9100041)

Uh oh, blacked up children. Better start some reparations or the Justus Brothers will be all over this like a cheap suit. Pay up Germany!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 1/5/2013 10:49:44 AM     (No. 9100121)

This is ridiculous to even report this. The Germans and Austrians have been doing this for centuries, after all, one of he three kings was black. These idiots should live here in Ecuador where the "Mama Negra" is often on parade in either black face or a black mask with exaggerated red lips. No one complains.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 1/5/2013 11:08:42 AM     (No. 9100152)

Maybe they should have used all black children and put all but one in whiteface.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 1/5/2013 11:12:59 AM     (No. 9100156)

Only American flagellants and their mau-maued left-wing followers are still wallowing in eternal guilt about the plight of our ´blacked-up´ brethren & sistren.

Until equal means equal it doesn´t mean diddley.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: snapper451, 1/5/2013 11:24:49 AM     (No. 9100187)

So what?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Eheu Fugaces, 1/5/2013 11:31:58 AM     (No. 9100205)

Oh, for crying out loud.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: killerbee, 1/5/2013 11:56:24 AM     (No. 9100249)

#3: Yeah, I never heard of that until a family member moved to Germany and sent us photos of the Christmas celebrations. It´s a German tradition that´s completely harmless. So, naturally, it will have to go, say the control junkies of the world.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: K620, 1/5/2013 12:44:58 PM     (No. 9100351)

I think it´s rather odd when I see a creche scene with three white kings. One might think it a good thing that kids realize the Three Kings were not all white. (Haven´t been to the opera in way too long -- do opera companies only find dark baritones to sing Verdi´s Otello now, or do they still allow makeup?).

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Reply 12 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/5/2013 10:59:11 PM     (No. 9100956)

Merkel looks like she smells something bad.
We are going to rewrite history until it is completely distorted. We are almost there.

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