And we’re not talking about a river in Africa. Barack Obama lives not just on another planet, he lives in another galaxy. Maybe even another universe.
Here’s a snip from an interview with Fusion host Jorge Ramos which aired Tuesday.
Remember when Barack Obama was going to be the “post-racial President? He was going to be the instrument that put race behind us. Well, he put it behind us alright, he and his fellow travelers on the left have not only put it behind us, they’ve done everything in their power to shove up the nation’s collective tuckus.
“The killings of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and Trayvon Martin clearly shows that we don’t live in a post-racial society as many people expected when you were elected,” Ramos began.
“Well, I didn’t expect that,” Obama interjected, smiling and telling Ramos, “you probably didn’t either.”
“But many people expected you probably to do more on race relations, dealing with white privilege,” Ramos said. “Do you get angry with this? Is it your responsibility?”
“I think that if you look at the history of race in America, it’s usually not a single moment where suddenly everything gets solved,” said Obama. “It’s a process. I think that because of our policies, there’s more equality than when I came in.”
If he really believes that, the man is in total denial. He should spend some time out of the West Wing and in the “black community.”
Fewer African Americans say blacks and whites get along well today than felt that way in 2009, according to a new Pew Research Center/USA Today poll. From 2007 to 2009, the number of black respondents who said blacks and whites get along “very well” or “pretty well” increased seven percentage points, to 76 percent. But since 2009, the share of black respondents who had a positive view of race relations has dropped twelve points, to 64 percent.
We really do want to live another 100 years, if for no other reason than to see what history will have to say, or not say, about this current President. Somehow we think that Barack Obama will be held in the same regard as, say, James Buchanan is today.
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