Skip to comments.Pundit Asks “Would Dumping the First African-American President Be Racist?”
Posted on 04/21/2012 11:03:04 AM PDT by John Semmens
MSNBCs Chris Matthews wondered whether it would be racist for voters to oust Barack Obama from the presidency.
When he was running in 2008 there was some speculation that not voting for him could be construed as racist, Matthews remembered. Then he was only a candidate with little political experience. Now, though, he has three plus years as president under his belt. He has the executive experience he lacked in 2008. And incumbents are generally reelected. If he gets bounced by someone who has no presidential experience wouldnt that be even more racist?
Matthews further suggested that to judge him by white standards seems inappropriate. The whole notion that a person ought to excel or achieveisnt that what people of color call acting white? Shouldnt breaking this stereotype be one of the objectives of Americas first non-white Chief Executive? I mean, compared to other African-Americans hasnt Obama done quite well? Hes not on drugs. Hes not in jail. Hes head-and-shoulders above his racial peers. Isnt that a record deserving of a second term?
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Chrissie is a self hater and brings up the self hate.
With the Zimmerman case, it’s all I needed to hear about liberal racism: when two black people get killed, the one with the gun is white.
So Chris is promoting slavery while blaming us with guns for being responsible for it. Typical liberal.
Wow, John, ya got just about everybody today!
John, perhaps a satire on 0bama’s black half calling his white half racist?
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Even if I promise to ONLY vote against his WHITE half, the Libs will still consider me racist.
Hell, if I were to vote FOR him (I must discipline myself for even letting the thought cross my mind) they would still call me racist.
Well he has been slaving away during his first term in office so Matthew is cottonpickin’ right!
No! Get rid of his ass!
Maybe we should try a gay, albino Hispanic or a transgender, dyslexic Asian next time.
Or perhaps... a dead cat.
MY answer to them is that failure doesn’t have a race so no dumping him is not racist.
He’s not really the first black president he’s the first white-negro president. I think. Not entirely sure about Woodrow Wilson.
It would be racist for me to treat a black person, candidate, elected official or president, any differently then I would treat a white person, candidate, elected official or president, with whom I disagree and whom I think is the wrong person for the job of president. To treat anyone a certain way just because their skin is white, black or any shade in between, would be racism, as the treatment would be based on solely on skin color. I see Barak Obama as no different then other Democrat candidates who I disagree with. The media sees them as black or white or somewhere in between and that is racist.
And damn, this appears to be satire which I hate as it is too close to reality
Dumping the first black-white “President” sure would be smart!
Who cares? Dump dump dump!
12% of the American population is black. How can a 50% majority be racism? That is bull!
Obviously no Republican could.
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