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What's Behind Hatred of Obama?

bchelmowski Wrote: Aug 01, 2012 1:15 PM
Of course the only reason anyone would "hate" the Dear Leader must be because he is black, not because he wants to turn America into a communist hellhole.
John5840 Wrote: Aug 01, 2012 2:49 PM
AMong others. Actually, NPR has the best record of providing accurate information. Fox News has the worst.
Drik Wrote: Aug 01, 2012 1:41 PM
They should get their real news from Huffpo or the White House website?
John5840 Wrote: Aug 01, 2012 1:21 PM
Nah, the real question is why people believe all teh carp they read on right wing propaganda sites. If they didn't hate Obama, they would see through it. But they do hate Obama and so they believe it.

What drives Barack Obama's "doubters and haters"?

So asks Obama biographer David Maraniss in a recent op-ed article for the Washington Post. By doubters and haters he means the people who think Obama wasn't born in the U.S., that he's a secret Muslim or that he's a closet socialist.

He has an answer: "Some of it can be attributed to the give-and-take of today's harsh ideological divide. Some of it can be explained by the way misinformation spreads virally to millions of like-minded people, reinforcing preconceptions. And some of it, I believe, arises out of fears of demographic changes in this...