Obama IS a racist!!??

Discussion in 'Free Speech Alley' started by gumborue, Mar 21, 2008.

  1. gumborue

    gumborue Painfully Pessimistic

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    are you "a typical white person"?

    Obama said: "The point I was making was not that my grandmother harbors any racial animosity. She doesn't. But she is a typical white person who, if she sees somebody on the street that she doesn't know, there's a reaction that's been bred into our experiences that don't go away, and that sometimes come out in the wrong way, and that's just the nature of race in our society."

    http://www.philly.com/philly/news/20080321_Obamas_typical_white_remark_on_WIP_offended_some.html


    i guess he can claim he has the right to say this because he is half white.
     
  2. red55

    red55 curmudgeon Staff Member

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    We're starting realize just why Obama has avoided discussing race in all his early campaigning. It's a minefield and not only "typical white people" make blunders.
     
  3. TigerBait3

    TigerBait3 Guest

    Obama would be better suited to not talk about race. I guess he thinks it is part of the great big change of his but one side or the other will spin a race issue out of control, whether it was done fairly or not.

    Shutting his mouth would be a great option.
     
  4. SabanFan

    SabanFan The voice of reason

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    Like any "typical" politician.
     
  5. Bengal Buddy

    Bengal Buddy Founding Member

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    It is always best to avoid racial issues. The topic is a mine field.
     
  6. lsu-i-like

    lsu-i-like Playoff advocate

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    Of a hypersensitive society. :dis:
     
  7. LSUMASTERMIND

    LSUMASTERMIND Veteran Member

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    we talk about it here at TF alot, I dont see a problem with having a conversation on the topic.
     
  8. HatcherTiger

    HatcherTiger Freedom Isn't Free

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    We need to discuss it so that we call all understand the issue better and move forward. However, for a politician, it can become a suicide mission.
     
  9. TigerBait3

    TigerBait3 Guest

    It s not that he cant talk about it. He can talk about it for 24 hours a day, but he wont be president.
     
  10. LSUMASTERMIND

    LSUMASTERMIND Veteran Member

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    Are you making a point to me or predicting the future?
    I am kinda lost on the point of your post as it is directed at me.

    You dont know that, I dont either. So lets save that conversation for November:thumb:
     

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