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“And I think it’s [racism's]bubbled up to the surface because of the belief among many white people, not just in the South but around the country, that African-Americans are not qualified to lead this great country. It’s an abominable circumstance, and it grieves me and concerns me very deep
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that the anti-government rhetoric over President Barack Obama's health care reform effort is concerning because it reminds her of the violent debate over gay rights that roiled San Francisco in the 1970s. Anyone voicing hateful or violent rhetoric, she told reporters, must take responsibility for the results. "I have concerns about some of the language that is being used because I saw this myself in the late '70s in San Francisco," Pelosi said, suddenly speaking quietly. "This kind of rhetoric was very frightening" and created a climate in which violence took place, she said.
Man of color and white people showing up with guns strapped to their waist
Anger about a black President
I'm not going to be surprised if we see someone get a chance and take a chance and really try to hurt him
Originally posted by Sergeant Stiletto
It's interesting how you conclude that the Democrats would orchestrate this.
Isn't it just possible, given the rhetoric from all directions, that the Democratic leadership may be legitimately concerned for the President's safety? Especially when one considers the record number of threats against him each day as well as the history of political assassination in this country.