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What Do I Tell My Black Child If Obama Loses?

Delta Wrote: Nov 02, 2012 4:19 PM
All the stupid racist black parents who voted for this half-breed can simply tell their children that they made mistakes and helped elect the wrong man. There are many men of color (Dr. Thomas Sowell is the first who springs to my mind) who can and should serve as role models to youngsters if they're so unfortunate as to need someone of their color to look up to - though if their parents weren't such racists, they could admire ANY successful person. Enough with the damnable racism already.

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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