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"Bigoted" To Call Obama Unintelligent or Lazy

Panda Wrote: Oct 09, 2012 2:22 AM
5. President Obama also gave us Attorney General Eric Holder, who, after inexplicably failing to prosecute an open and shut case of voter intimidation by the Black Panthers, actually referred to African-Americans as “my people.” Seriously? Should the head of American law enforcement see people of one race as “his people”? Should he look away when “his people” commit blatant federal crimes? 6. And finally, after the tragic killing of Trayvon Martin, President Obama felt it necessary to say, “If I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon.” Again, seriously? What if Mitt Romney were to say this of a white boy who had just died at the hands of a person of color? Can anyone fail to see how divisive this is?

On Chris Matthews' weekend talk show, NBC correspondent Andrea Mitchell and Time Magazine's Joe Klein teamed up to insulate President Obama from attack, insinuating that questioning the President's intelligence and work ethic in the wake of a lackluster debate performance is racist.

First up, Andrea Mitchell recounted an exchange she had with Romney campaign co-chair John Sununu in which Sununu said Obama "revealed his incompetence, how lazy and detached he is, and how he has absolutely no idea how serious the economic problems of the country are."

Mitchell said she...