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What Do I Tell My Black Child If Obama Loses?

dcapps Wrote: Nov 03, 2012 10:41 PM
What do I tell my White Child if Obama wins? This column is disgusting and racist. Do I tell my child that because someone is black they get preferential treatment for committing crimes, such as the murders of our ambassador and Navy seals? That it is OK to lie about where you were born to become President? That it's ok to lie to get into college as a foreign student when you're really not? That it's OK to be a Communist Socialist? I think not.
sranger4 Wrote: Nov 04, 2012 12:01 PM
Disgusting and racist? How so? If you would read Mr. Elder's column on a regular basis, you would note that he is talking primarily to other blacks in an effort to get them to think beyond the party line. In this frame, the column is perfectly honest and contains not a drop of racism.
ronrontaiwan Wrote: Nov 04, 2012 2:13 AM
Why/How is this column "disgusting and racist"? Did you even read it?

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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