He’s a divider.
Obviously, Obama, along with the entire state-run media, missed the several episodes of black tea partiers getting abused by your typical hate-filled leftist.
But don’t let facts get in your way, Barack.
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Obama, in his most candid moments, acknowledged that race was still a problem. In May 2010, he told guests at a private White House dinner that race was probably a key component in the rising opposition to his presidency from conservatives, especially right-wing activists in the anti-incumbent “Tea Party” movement that was then surging across the country. Many middle-class and working-class whites felt aggrieved and resentful that the federal government was helping other groups, including bankers, automakers, irresponsible people who had defaulted on their mortgages, and the poor, but wasn’t helping them nearly enough, he said.
A guest suggested that when Tea Party activists said they wanted to “take back” their country, their real motivation was to stir up anger and anxiety at having a black president, and Obama didn’t dispute the idea. He agreed that there was a “subterranean agenda” in the anti-Obama movement—a racially biased one—that was unfortunate. But he sadly conceded that there was little he could do about it.
What a horrible disappointment this man has been as president.
2012 cannot get here soon enough.
More… BigL added:
The problem is not that he is black. The problem is that his policies seem a bit red.