I don’t understand why the recent televised comments by Barack Obama about white citizens haven’t been a major news story. I don’t understand why it isn’t the topic of dozens of columns and commentary pieces in newspapers, on broadcast news outlets, and on the web. There have been few comments about the episode here, and most of those have consisted of virtual shrugs: ‘Oh, as usual, the Obama worshipers and the news media will just look the other way, because he can do no wrong in their eyes.’ End of issue, apparently.
On the site that first publicized the exchange during CBS Sunday Morning, RealClearPolitics,there are no comments at all as I write this. None. A post called “Pét-Nats Are Champagne’s Funkier Cousin. Are They Here to Stay?.” also posted yesterday, has 29, and I have no idea what the hell its about. I know what the Ethics Alarms post is about, though. The former President of the United States looked upon as the most respected leader of the Democratic Party and who received about 98% of the black vote when he ran for President revealed himself as an anti-white bigot.
What he said on CBS to his new pal, Bruce Springsteen, was signature significance: nobody who isn’t an anti-while bigot says it or thinks it. Let me refresh your memory: Obama said to “The Boss,” speaking about a black E Street Band musician that Springsteen admired, “But most of your audiences were primarily white. And they can love Clarence when he’s onstage, but if they ran into him in a bar, suddenly…the n-word comes out.”
Do you know what Obama’s statement reminded me of? It recalled a line from “12 Angry Men,” when Juror 10 says, asserting that it only stands to reason the the young defendant, who is a member of an unstated minority group, killed his father, the victim in the murder trial,
“Look, these people are lushing it up and fighting all the time, and if somebody gets killed, so somebody
gets killed…they don’t care. Oh, there are some good things about ’em too. Look, I’m the first
one to say that!”
Juror 10 is the repulsive, stereotypical bigot on the jury.
How can such a statement from Barack Obama be ignored? Why isn’t it calling into question his entire reputation and legacy? Statues of Thomas Jefferson are being removed because his personal life grossly contradicted his publicly stated principles that gave our nation life. Barack Obama is alive, and he just told us that he believes the typical white American hates blacks. I call that important news, though it confirms what I long suspected and what Obama’s periodic unscripted comments while President suggested. Rolling Stone was one of the few publications to write about the show where Obama made his revealing comment, and Obama’s bigotry was not mentioned at all. This was quoted, however,
“I think Joe Biden is pursuing the exact policies that need to be pursued,” Obama said. “Has he been able to bridge the polarization that we’ve seen building up over several decades now? No, and in fairness in to him, I wasn’t able to slow that down as much as I would’ve liked, and certainly my successor actively promoted it. We’re gonna have to figure out how do we regain some sense of a common American story, and I think that’s a longer term process.”
Gee, maybe Barack wasn’t able to slow the polarization down because he thinks most white people are ready to call blacks “niggers” as soon as they get a chance! In truth, Obama didn’t “slow down” polarization “as much as [he] would’ve liked,” he vastly accelerated it, by, to cite just one example, immediately telling the public that Trayvon Martin could have been his son, and implying that the young black man was murdered because he was black.
The news media ignored Obama telling the nation what he thinks of white people, but never mind: here’s what NPR wrote about after that CBS Sunday Morning revelation: “In a new book, Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen envision a more unified America.”
A more unified America! And the way to unify America is to agree that whites are racists.