Skip to comments.Obama's Racial Appeal
Posted on 04/29/2010 6:57:38 PM PDT by raptor22
President Obama is transforming from being the "post-racial" to the most racial president. In a videotaped appeal made on behalf of the Democratic National Committee, Mr. Obama says he wants to "reconnect" with "young people, African-Americans, Latinos and women who powered our victory in 2008 [to] stand together once again." This attempt to reconnect reveals a substantial disconnect.
Mr. Obama is both president and Democratic Party leader, so political appeals of this type are a fact of life. In this case, Mr. Obama showed a degree of tone-deafness. The historic first black president of the United States should be more cautious than to explicitly call for race-based support. Such a frank appeal seeking to exploit ethnic and gender divisions reinforces the suspicion that Mr. Obama and his party do not represent the whole country. The subtext of the video is "white men need not apply."
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Does anyone else recall a White House as involved in non-presidential elections as is occurring in the Øbozo White Hut?