posted on Jul, 30 2009 @ 10:16 AM
I agree that Obama shouldn't have even commented on the matter and in such a biased way. Does that prove he's racist? I don't necessarily think
so. I think he was just trying to, very stupidly, act like he's "in touch" with blacks.
No president should ever have commented in such a way on a matter like that. Now, if the cops subsequently beat Gates, I'd be singing a different
I think my main problem with this whole story has nothing to do with Obama. It has to do with Gates. A woman in the area saw someone breaking in, as
far as she knew, to another person's house, called the cops and now Gates is calling her a racist. He should actually be thanking her. What an
intruder HAD gotten into his house and he found out know one called the cops because they were afraid of some kind of retribution for one reason or
another? Then he'd be angry at her for another reason entirely.
The more stories like these come out, the less people are willing to put their necks out to help others. That is not a world I want to live in.