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Racial Divide Worse Under Obama

tibby2 Wrote: Nov 05, 2012 10:42 AM
When charges of racism cease to be a political advantage for Democrats in this country then you will see race relations change. As long as it is a rallying cry for the Democrat base there is no reason for them to give up a political advantage. Whether it is true or not is irrelevant.

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...