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What Do I Tell My Black Child If Obama Loses?

Harrison Bergeron Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 10:51 AM
Tell him: Who told you Obama was black? Why, his white mama prob'ly had more slave blood in her than his African daddy ever did. That bum just pretended to be black! Same as he pretended to be American! Same as ALL those Dumbocrats pretend to care about black people when all they've ever wanted to do since they first got together in 1860 was to keep us in chains! Now, get back to your history homework and show 'em you aren't as dumb as they think!

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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