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Racial Divide Worse Under Obama

MICHAEL1278 Wrote: Nov 05, 2012 10:53 AM
The first problem with this story is calling Obama black. The second problem is...Obama has no Christian character. As has been stated...character trumps race.

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...