Obama Says Racial Animus Blunts Approval, New Yorker Reports

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  1. candymanfromgc
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    Boo Hoo, Funny, he doesn't mind that most blacks voted for him because he is black. I asked some of them why they voted for him and in various ways the answer was -he's one of us.

    Barry gets worse by the day.
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    Funny too, that these same people who don't like Barry would vote for Ben Carson or Herman Cain, I guess they aren't really black huh Fred.
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    This is the whole quote in context from the original article. Not only was he making a point that most people already recognize, he was making it in a larger context:

    None of this is terribly controversial, much more legitimate things to get upset about, even if you disagree with him IMO.
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    Ahh yes, moc starting another race-based thread in which he takes something out of context...
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    prezBO got just the reaction he was hoping for
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    Let's get real here, whether this speech is racist or not, Obama is all about dividing our nation into segments he thinks he can win over to his side. And he has, several times before, used the "race-card" to get sympathy from the sheeple voters.
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    This makes no sense, unless he's worried about his third term polling numbers.
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    Obama is a pathetic excuse maker!! Zero leadership at all!
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    Lol... He's worried about the mid-term elections.
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    It was a slick way to get race injected into the Obamacare disaster. Some people don't like him because he is black (suggesting they are racist), by extension then, not liking Obamacare means you don't like me and people who don't like me are racist, therefore if you don't like Obamacare you are a racist.
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    Are you implying the media put this label on Bush?
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    THAT kind of race baiting is perfectly acceptable here.
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    Agree 100%, he is on record as saying he has one campaign left.....and that's for Obamacare.

    since he doesn't have to run himself anymore, he is now free to make any accusations he wants directly
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    Racial animus is part of what got him into office. His policies were secondary.

    The same sort of thing will happen imo if hillary runs, her gender will get her in.

    Voters seem to be more concerned with how you look on the outside nowadays, unless of course your policies are too moral and happen to be against abortion, homosexuality, etc. then they won't vote for you
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    True leaders don't blame their failures on their followers. True leaders ask the tough questions of "What did I do to cause whites not to support my agenda?"

    But its much easier to blame racism. Its what mentally weak people do.
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    I hate Obama because I lost both my insurance plan and my sons doctor due to Obamacare.

    If that constitutes racism.....I'm guilty as charged
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    But he said "If you like your doctor, you can keep him, period!!!!"
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    And would he be right if he said some people voted for me only because I am black regardless of how sorry of a president I am
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    His numbers suck becasue his policies suck... Plain and simple.
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    We need a /thread killa rating for this post.
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