Hating a Black President Isn’t Necessarily Racist
It Might Be Coincidental to Your Hatred of Him That He Is Black. But All of the Following Expressions of Hatred of Him Are Clearly Racist—and If You Don’t Think So, You Are Either a Racist or the Word “Racist” Has Lost All Meaning
The recent controversy surrounding the caricaturing of President Obama by a rodeo clown at the Missouri State Fair cannot be considered in isolation.
We are almost a year beyond President Obama’s re-election to a second term, and yet when he spoke recently at an Amazon.com facility in Arizona, Far-Right protesters gathered outside and made a spectacle of themselves in their efforts to deride him. The following account is provided by the Daily Kos:
“Obama foes at one point sang, ‘Bye Bye Black Sheep,’ a derogatory reference to the president’s skin color, while protesters like Deanne Bartram raised a sign saying, ‘Impeach the Half-White Muslim!’
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