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What Do I Tell My Black Child If Obama Loses?

Chris from Kalifornia Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 8:31 AM
Obama is like the "wizard" in the "Wizard of Oz". At the end, when Dorothy is calling to him to come back, he says "I don't know how it works." Obama is to vain and self centered to admit that he doesn't know how it works. You tell your children that voters should not have chosen him because of the color of his skin. That was a mistake. They should have picked a president who was competent and wise, with a record of accomplishment. Present Mitt Romney and Herman Cain as examples.

What do I tell my black child if Barack Obama, America's first black president, loses his bid for re-election? This is a question many parents are asking themselves -- especially those who would blame the loss on racism.

Jubilant black parents on the front pages of newspapers, the day after Barack Obama won the presidency in 2008, said things like, "for the first time" they could "sincerely" say to their children that a black person could realistically aspire to become president of the United States.

The New York Times wrote: "That a new day had dawned was immediately...

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