Skip to comments.Obama calls African Americans "sort of a mongrel people" but "true for White America as well"
Posted on 02/21/2014 1:03:25 PM PST by smoothsailing
By Lynn Sweet on July 29, 2010 3:45 PM
Updated with full Obama statement.....
WASHINGTON--President Obama was asked by Barbara Walters on "The View" why he calls himself black when he is biracial, the product of a white mother and a black father. In answering, Obama may have used a word that may spark some controversy. He called African Americans "sort of a mongrel people" though "true for white America as well."
Here's the exchange:
OBAMA: Well, you know, when I was young and going through the identity crisis that any teenager goes through -- I wrote a book about this.
WALTERS: Yes. ... We all read it.
OBAMA: You know, part of what I realized was that if the world saw me as African American, then that wasn't something that I needed to run away from. That's something that I could go ahead and embrace. >b>And the interesting thing about the African-American experience in this country is that we are sort of a mongrel people. I mean, we're all kind of mixed up.
WHOOPI GOLDBERG: Yeah.
OBAMA: Now, that's actually true for white America as well, but we just know more about it. And so I'm less interested in how we label ourselves. I'm more interested in how we treat each other. And if we're treating each other right, then I can be African American, I can be multiracial, I can be you name it. What matters is, am I showing people respect? Am I caring for other people? That's, I think, the message we want to send.
(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.suntimes.com ...
Ted Nugent says the same thing and panties get bunched.
Hypocrisy raises it’s ugly head again in the media and on the left.
I have a feeling he loathed his mother.
In other words, we’re all one big Gumbo bowl of DNA, and this continual obsession with race is STOOOOOOOPID!!
We are America, the Great Melting Pot!
And his father too. They both abandoned him.
Race has devolved to being just skin color.
Speak for yourself Baba*.
*: Not that I think she read it either, the addlepated ditz.
If Whitey had said it he would be forced to bow his knee and apologize, then quit his job.
This guy gets a special free pass.
The Tyrant-by-Pelosi’s-Fraud is pure; pure
Indonesian, pure Moslem, and pure liar.
Is this true, because all it does is shows “the One’s” ego,
We’re all mongrels compared to the One..
When discussing the effeminate genetics of Obama I prefer to use the word mutt.
It’s true, he said it. Check out the video...
Mark Levin: Obama calls himself a mutt...
That’s the wrong link, here’s the mutt link...
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