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Obama’s vision of a post-racial America
looks even more distant than before

Washington Post, by Chris Cillizza

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 8/17/2014 6:32:01 PM

The speech that made Barack Obama famous cast him as a post-racial figure offering a vision of America no longer divided along black-and-white lines. “I stand here today grateful for the diversity of my heritage, aware that my parents’ dreams live on in my two precious daughters,” Obama, then an Illinois state senator, said in his keynote address at the 2004 Democratic National Convention. “I stand here knowing that my story is part of the larger American story, that I owe a debt to all of those who came before me and that in no other country on Earth is

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Cillizza is completely oblivious to 0bama´s litany of thinly veiled Alinsky style agitative remarks on many matters (matters he had no information on and NO BUSINESS making any comment about) including the arrest of his racist pal, Skip Gates, the violent thug Trayvon M. or this latest product of the liberal welfare state.
Cillizza needs to learn that his father´s Democrat Party is dead, has been taken over by the radical left and leftists NEVER say what they really mean. Forget what they say / have said and look what they have done to our country.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Pros7767, 8/17/2014 6:35:29 PM     (No. 9969548)

Just one more lie to add to the long, long list.

He never intended a post racial America. He intended to do exactly what has happened.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Megrits, 8/17/2014 6:36:16 PM     (No. 9969549)

Chris, this IS the Marxist fraud´s so called post racial America. It´s harder and harder to tolerate the stupidity of liberals, not when it does permanent damage to everything it touches.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: eoddad, 8/17/2014 6:38:45 PM     (No. 9969552)

Obama´s DOJ dropping radical agitators into Ferguson.

Get out the Black vote.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 8/17/2014 6:43:32 PM     (No. 9969558)

FTA:
"John McCain’s campaign cut an ad featuring (Rev.) Wright but never ran it — and took race, at least as a public-facing issue in the campaign, off the table..."

Fear of being called a racist for telling the truth is 90% of the problem.
Thanks a lot John McCain.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: eoddad, 8/17/2014 6:44:48 PM     (No. 9969565)

Obama´s vision "Get Whitey."

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Vingoombatz, 8/17/2014 6:53:36 PM     (No. 9969575)

My guess is that Zippy´s flight back to Washington today is for a photo-op in the Oval Office, showing him on the phone to the police chief in Ferguson. Then it´s back to the Vineyard for some more biking.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Italiano, 8/17/2014 6:54:21 PM     (No. 9969578)

Who could have predicted that the election of the "post-racial, Great Uniter" Barack Obama would set race relations back 20 years?

Oh yeah, other than Rush, but even his estimate was a few decades low.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 8/17/2014 7:48:47 PM     (No. 9969622)

Stinky has done more to destroy racial progress than any reasonable person could expect. Anyone that can´t see this is living in an alternate universe.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: BillW., 8/17/2014 8:33:04 PM     (No. 9969657)

#7: Who could have predicted all this...?

WE could and did right here on L.com!!!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: ocjim, 8/17/2014 8:51:42 PM     (No. 9969665)

Too many commentators like Cillizza have made the obvious obama analysis blunder: obama does not have a guileless, grounded bone in his body. Some analysts --- certainly not Cillizza --- are belatedly realizing that obama is an opportunistic hyper-political wiseguy, unencumbered by what´s best for the country.

As other posters have noted, obama didn´t mean what he said in 2004 speech. He simply wanted a seat at the Dem´s table, an important seat and quickly. Once seated he knew unresolved, festering race issues are GOTV dynamite for turning out the Black vote, much as unresolved immigration issues are considerable clubs for clobbering Republicans and getting out the Latino vote.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 8/17/2014 9:05:00 PM     (No. 9969680)

Could Chris Cillizza possibly be more of a delusional chump than he is?

Did he actually believe that Stinky wanted a "post-racial America"? That a commie rabble-rouser would want anything less than to maximize racial strife?

Not one person on this forum ever believed that. How dumb can these leftists be?

(No answer required.)

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 8/17/2014 9:08:08 PM     (No. 9969684)

Maybe we´ll have a better chance at healing the racial divide when the Racist-In-Chief is out of the picture. How long, Oh Lord? How long?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: harper, 8/18/2014 12:39:34 AM     (No. 9969857)

Obama’s vision of a post-racial America is Zimbabwe.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: mickturn, 8/18/2014 12:58:02 PM     (No. 9970576)

Oh, so the ´they bring a knife´ ´YOU bring a gun´ community rabble rouser isn´t the answer?

Most thinking people saw right through this race baiter in disguise from the first speech.

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