Barack Obama: My Grandmother Is the "Typical White Person"
Here is the proof.
Via Via Breitbart.tv and Ian Schwartz and HotAir:
Obama’s grandmother, Madelyn Dunham, a bank vice president, and grandfather, Stanley Dunham, a salesman, lived in a two-bedroom apartment in downtown Honolulu and helped raise their grandson Barack until he graduated from high school. Barack rarely talks about his grandmother. She is in poor health and still lives in the same Hawaii apartment he grew up in. (Washington Post)
They zeroed in on comments he made about his white grandmother and her racial phobias.
“The point I was making was not that my grandmother harbors any racial animosity,” he said. “But she is a typical white person. If she sees somebody on the street that she doesn’t know. . .there’s a reaction in her that doesn’t go away and it comes out in the wrong way.”
The point he was making was that his grandmother did harbor racial animosity and he then equated her with the anti-American racist Rev. Jeremiah Wright!
It looks like he threw her under the bus again…
And this time he threw “white people” under the bus with her.
He truly was hanging with the Rev. Jeremiah Wright too long.
Could you even imagine if any white person would have said–
“But she is a typical black person”?
More… Does that make Jesse Jackson the typical white person?
Still More… Steve Sailor reported on how Obama described the incident with his grandmother and a bum (who was black) in his book:
‘He was very aggressive, Barry. Very aggressive. I gave him a dollar and he kept asking. If the bus hadn’t come, I think he might have hit me over the head.”
This is a far cry from how he is describing the incident with his grandmother today.
He is just using his ailing grandmother to score political points.
UPDATE: Powerline has more on this major gaffe.