President attributed his struggles with re-election to the bigotry of the American electorate
. His exact quote?
"When your name is Barack Obama, it [election]'s always tight".
For the President's slur on the American electorate to have any truth, former Obama voters would only now having to be digging deep to find formerly-untapped reserves of racial or ethnic animus that they somehow suppressed in 2008 . . . rather than simply being citizens who are tired of the manifold failures of the Obama presidency.
But what's most unsettling about the President's wholly-unwarranted, knee-jerk resort to accusations of racial bias is what it tells us about his thoughts and his character . . . a manifestaion of a victim mentality unbecoming in a US president.
In fact, it would be far more accurate to say that "when your name is Barack Obama, it's never tight" -- at least until now, when he's finally stayed in an elected position long enough for voters to assess his performance there.
At least give him credit for honesty. Appearing on "The View," the