Skip to comments.CNN: Conservative media coordinates on release of old Obama video
Posted on 10/03/2012 6:07:14 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
....Speaking to a largely black audience, Obama in the video made the case that race relations still had a long way to go in the United States, claiming the divide most severely has an impact on impoverished parts of the country.
....Democratic commentators fired back after portions of the speech aired Tuesday night, saying the remarks were old and blown out of proportion.
"I think that there is no material significance here, but the Republicans are very good at taking nothing and turning it into what appears to be something," Boyce Watkins, founder of yourblackworld.com, said on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360."
He added: "We have to remember that we live in a country that has for 400 years been poisoned by the psychological disease of racism and it doesn't take much to spark that back up."
Countering, conservative blogger and CNN contributor Erick Erickson said Obama's comments were telling of the president's personal views on race in the United States.
"He's addressing a largely black crowd and making the point that very clearly, that they in New Orleans got treated differently from people in New York and people in Florida because they somehow weren't part of the American community," Erickson said. "That's fanning the flames."
Obama's re-election campaign also weighed in late Tuesday night, calling it an attempt to change the subject from "(Romney's) comments attacking half of the American people," referring to secretly-recorded video of Romney saying 47% of Americans do not pay federal income taxes and are "victims" dependent on the government..........
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Which the liberal media conspired to release an unauthorized tape of a private meeting.
LOL. The big story to come out of the Obama tape is how those evil conservatives coordinated to release it!!!
Irony is so ironic...
This video has been around for quite some time (not the full video) but segments of it.
Nothing surprised me about the video. Sean Hannity (who cant get beyond Rev. Wright to see what’s up with forged documents and stolen SSNs), in my opinion, overreacted to this video which I predict will be more or less a dud.
This video is more damning to the MSM than it is to Obama.
Nothing new for me what was seen in that video. Really, this is NO october surprise.
Obama voted nay on Katrina help:
You mean just like the liberal media who was AT THIS EVENT coordinated to not show the bad parts?
I think it is useful in that it reinforces the sense that white voters already have (particularly the Blue Collar Yellow Dogs around here) that Obama is a reverse racist and has already chosen sides against them. I believe that will be a key factor in defeating him.
Thanks for sharing.
Obama voted nay on Katrina help
Now THIS is much more damaging than the accent Obama chose to speak in (being the fake that he is).
Looks like there were only 11 Yays on this.
Obama has never lived in a black neighborhood.
The news reader on WRKO made Mitt Romney’s denial of having anything to do with the tape the headline.
Conservative news outlets?
I've seem that video before (when he was running for President). Just not the full video.
It was already known he was faking an authentic black American's accent. I think Sean Hannity (who still thinks Obama's connection to Rev. Wright and the American unrepentant terrorist will sink Obama)is just noticing this fake black accent.
The video certainly does not help Obama but any damage the fake accent / race baiting does will be minimal.
Now, the fact that he voted against Katrina aid - THAT has more legs.
If you want to sink Obama - offer a better alternative other than simply not being Obama.
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