"Oh, I'm just guessing. This is just off the cuff. I think 45 to 65% of the people who appear at these groups are people who will never be comfortable with the idea of a black president," Cynthia Tucker of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution said.
Seriously, how can you talk about people marching/demonstrating in objection to HEALTHCARE plans and turn it into a RACE issue and then go further by dragging Palin into it??? let the race card go and stop with the Sarah Palin comparisons!!! let's look at FACTS of this plan and WHAT people are upset about!!!
Answer by Anonymous at 9:59 PM on Aug. 11, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 10:27 PM on Aug. 11, 2009
What stacy and Anon :27 said sums it up pretty well.
Race isn't an issue for all the dissenter, but it is for some, and you completely invalidate your argument when you fail to acknowledge it as a factor in their rage.
Answer by SRiveroC at 10:31 PM on Aug. 11, 2009
Answer by jesse123456 at 10:41 PM on Aug. 11, 2009
The ONLY part of RACE that enrages this southern girl is how its always the excuse. I don't Like the mans POLICIES. The people at these meetings (the MAJORITY) are using perfectly respectable arguments against this UHC that has nothing to do with race! I actually like Obama a lot the first time I saw him on Oprah. Thought he was great and made lots of good points. I actually called my mom and said if this guy runs I might just vote Democratic. Then he kept talking and talking and talking and did some research and I learned what his actual POLICY ideas were and chose not to vote for him....on POLICY.
I really believe that racism now is people sick of HEARING the racism card ALWAYS being played!
Answer by momof030404 at 10:47 PM on Aug. 11, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 11:24 PM on Aug. 11, 2009
Answer by tnmomofive at 11:24 PM on Aug. 11, 2009
im racist i don't like obama, oh wait all my friends from the military are either Hispanic or black. i guess he is just in a category of his own.
Answer by mrssundin at 11:26 PM on Aug. 11, 2009
It's the 800 lb gorilla in the room. How many people of color or minorities do you see disrupting these town hall meetings or tea parties?
The man who was thrown to the ground by a union worker was OH MY GOD BLACK! SEE!
Answer by Crissy1213 at 11:41 PM on Aug. 11, 2009
Answer by bloodbought at 11:44 PM on Aug. 11, 2009