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does anyone understand that technically Obama is white, because whatever your mother is, that's what you are.

In the Government's eyes anyway. So him saying that he is black, is totally playing the race card.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:47 PM on Oct. 11, 2008 in Politics & Current Events

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  • he's bi-racial. in other's eyes he's still part black because that's what his father is. so he isn't "playing the race card", he's going on what others are saying. Come on, people would just call him a liar if he tried telling the public he was white.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:50 PM on Oct. 11, 2008

  • at least he would be honest by telling people he was part white!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:51 PM on Oct. 11, 2008

  • why are all these questions always anonymous?
    jojo13

    Answer by jojo13 at 10:53 PM on Oct. 11, 2008

  • "Come on, people would just call him a liar if he tried telling the public he was white. "
    LOL kinda like Micheal J ;)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:54 PM on Oct. 11, 2008

  • oh and here's an article on why he says he's black


    http://www.websitetoolbox.com/tool/post/mulattodebate/vpost?id=2985358


     

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:55 PM on Oct. 11, 2008

  • yep :) like Michael J ;) come on, like anyone believes that nutter is white!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:56 PM on Oct. 11, 2008

  • jojo- because they are just trying to start drama! :)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:56 PM on Oct. 11, 2008

  • He is very open about the fact that his father is black and his mother is white.


    Will you please give up. He is so far ahead in the polls, McCain has no hope. Do you really think this far into the election you are going to sway any one'svote with this BS?  Do you actually think there is anyone out there who is registered to vote that doesn't already know his biracial???????????


    Give me a break!

    MAUREEN55

    Answer by MAUREEN55 at 11:03 PM on Oct. 11, 2008

  • Interesting question. I just saw the CNN special abiut this very same thing. Obama chooses to refer to himself as Black. Why? Because in THIS country you are identified by what you LOOK like. However as we all know he always acknowldges his Mom and Grandmother.

    GailTravel

    Answer by GailTravel at 11:04 PM on Oct. 11, 2008

  • He's both. I hate that he has to choose one over the other. His caucasian grandparents and mother raised him to be the man he is today. His father was merely a sperm donor who took a picture with him when he was eleven then fell off the face of Earth. He is an intellegent man. If he was purple with pink polka dots, the fact that he graduated from Harvard at the top of his class and the issues he will take on should count more than what people can see and judge according to their sociocultual backgrounds. I believe McCain graduated somewhere at the bottom of his class. He has been making bad decisions. Considering this, it is important to focus on the candidates educations and not assumed race.
    BOBLUNNPL

    Answer by BOBLUNNPL at 11:05 PM on Oct. 11, 2008

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