With Obama's approval numbers in a free fall (39% at this time), Oprah pulled the race card out and told the overseas press (BBC) that both Obama and
the Office of President have been treated with contempt because Obama is black. Now while I have no doubt that SOME people hate Obama because he's
black, I'd say the vast majority of people hate Obama and/or his administration because of his policies, corruption, lies, broken promises, and
Oprah failed to say exactly what this so called 'contempt' toward Obama was. (she gave one example of a senator saying 'you lie' ... but that's
really about it) My guess of what her version of contempt toward Obama is ... people expressing their disapproval of Obama's policies and actions.
Guess what Oprah ... every politician faces vetting like that. All of them.
BTW ... she said nothing of Obama's contempt toward the SCOTUS when he got up in front of everyone on Capitol Hill (with SCOTUS present) and dis'd
SCOTUS ... what about his 'contempt' for SCOTUS ?? Comeon Oprah ... that was a whole lot bigger than one senator saying 'you lie' when Obama was
giving a speech. What about Obama's contempt for SCOTUS ... and for Republican Americans whom he called 'The enemy' ... and for gun owners ... and
for people who 'cling' to their religion .. etc etc etc
BBC Interview Video
Oprahs Quote to the BBC Interview
“There’s a level of disrespect for the office that occurs. And that occurs in some cases and maybe even many cases because he’s African
American. There’s no question about that and it’s the kind of thing nobody ever says but everybody’s thinking it.”
Obama started out with an approval rating of 77%. That was in his honeymoon period before he actually did anything. People were high on hope-ium
and thought real 'hope and change' were coming. Chants of 'yes we can' filled the air. Now that Obama has tried to get us in yet another war in
Syria; has destroyed the health care system for tens of millions of Americans; bombed more countries than Bush43; spent spent spent with no results;
presided over Benghazi-gate, and Fast and Furious, and waiver-gate, and a white house full of lobbiests even after he said 'no lobbiest will find a
job in my White House' .... etc etc ... his approval rate has slid to 39%. That isn't due to his skin color. That's due to his own ineptitude and
(and frankly, I don't know how on earth he still has even a 39% approval )
BBC News - Full Video of Oprah Interview
American broadcaster and actress Oprah Winfrey said there was a whole generation of racist people who were "born and bred and marinated" in
racism who would never change their ways, but that would die out.
She didn't say 'that would die out' ... she said 'THEY JUST HAVE TO DIE'
I guess she's talking about nonblack folks ... but what about
black anti-white racists? From what I see, those folks are still running strong. Does she think that all the anti-white black folks who live in the
cities and deep south should 'just have to die' as well? She didn't include them in her 'they just have to die' talk ...
Anyways .. always a hot topic at ATS ... Obama, race, playing the race card, etc....
The boards were kinda boring today, so this should spice things up.