This week MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry accused “wealthy white American men” for concocting the word “Obamacare.”
Harris-Perry said “Obamacare” was a racist term like the n-word. (Except you can say Obamacare on national television)
Here’s the transcript:
MELISSA HARRIS-PERRY, MSNBC: I want to talk today about a controversial word. It’s a word that has been with us for years. And like it or not, it’s indelibly printed in the pages of American history. A word that was originally intended as a derogatory term, meant to shame and divide and demean. The word was conceived of by a group of wealthy white men who needed a way to put themselves above and apart from a black man. To render him inferior and unequal and to diminish his accomplishments.
President Obama has been labelled with this word by his opponents.
Of course, Harris-Perry has absolutely no proof that “wealthy white men” concocted the term. This was a blatantly racist attack against white America. If MSNBC had any scruples they would force their host to make an apology. Her words not only insult white Americans they insult all Americans.
Apologize, Harris-Perry for your racist slander!