In response to:

"When Your Name Is Barack Obama, It's Always Tight"

HermanBB Wrote: May 15, 2012 5:27 PM
I have to give Barbara Walters credit. She called Obama on his absurd claim and he backed down. Close to all in the MSM would have let him get away with that.

This line of argument was slightly off-putting when The One first deployed it in 2008 -- but at least back then, the question of whether Americans were prepared to elect the first African-American president with an admittedly "funny name" was very much open.  We did.  By a healthy margin.  But now that he's floundering in the polls, our president appeared to revisit that racial well on The View: