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Racial Divide Worse Under Obama

MAC159 Wrote: Nov 05, 2012 10:24 AM
The thing that is so crazy about liberals is: These are the same folks who, in the 1960s and 70s were all about peace and freedom and no trusting anyone over thirty. Leave us alone to live free. Free. FREE. Now, they're all about the state dictating to everyone. Forget freedom, here are RULES and you're going to FOLLOW them and you're going to live how WE SAY!!!!!!! They have flipped 100% of what they started out to be. Makes me wonder if they were ever about freedom.

The headline of a recent article by the Washington Post’s Peter Wallsten capsulizes, inadvertently, the supreme paradox of the Obama presidency.

“Obama struggles to balance African America’s hopes with country’s as a whole,” it says.

The story documents Obama’s struggles over the last four years, which continue today, to avoid overplaying his hand as the first black president, yet to also not ignore this fact.

But nowhere does Wallsten note the irony that four years ago many understood the meaning of Obama’s election as the beginning of the end of the perception of black America as a world apart from the...