Skip to comments.America's Racial Obsession
Posted on 07/10/2012 5:21:54 AM PDT by PingPongChampion
When Barack Obama was elected to office in 2008, there was talk of a post-racial America. It seemed as though racism was on an exit route out the back pipe of American society. As the years passed, it became more obvious that this was all just a fantasy.
Those who criticized the policies of President Obama were labeled racists within the first year of his presidency. Still, today, his opponents are often branded as bigots. Morgan Freeman, during an interview with Piers Morgan, called the Tea Party racist for making Obama's defeat a part of its agenda. During the 2004 presidential campaign, the privately funded anti-Republican group MoveOn.org tried desperately to ensure that George W. Bush would face defeat against John Kerry, just as Michael Moore released Fahrenheit 911 conveniently before the election campaign. Such practices are considered customary, unless of course there is a black president.
In recent months, the U.S. mainstream media has become obsessed with race and racial divisions. From Anderson Cooper's headlined study that paints white children as more prone to racist behaviour than black children, to the Trayvon Martin shooting, America's racial divisions are being made deeper by the mainstream media.
On CNN and MSNBC, viewers are subjected to continuous coverage and analysis of a shooting in Florida. Their interviews lean heavily on implications that George Zimmerman is a racist and that he racially profiled Trayvon Martin before shooting him for no reason other than for the colour of his skin. On Fox News, viewers are subjected to analysis and interviews that lean heavily on the implications that George Zimmerman was only defending himself against an aggressive Trayvon Martin, who just happened to be black. The divisions created by the mainstream media are clear and polarizing.
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Of course there is NO lie the ‘people’ gobble up so greedily as the lie that they are oppressed, exploited, etc.!!
Those who do the right thing and come down harsh on Obama and who are being accused of being “racists” forget that the old, beatup race card has long since has been declined.
I see your Trayvon Martin and raise you a Wendy Fisher.
Pointing the finger of racism is a gun in the press hands. The press is now a bunch of children firing the gun at everyone from a roof top.
the MSM does not realize that what they have done is UNDO the major promise of Obambi - racial harmony, change, hope and lower oceans (LOL) As they make every story about race the indies that voted form him think - “this was not the way he promised.” Nobody wants to feel they have been a sucker. Keep it up MSM and Axelrod - we get 10% more votes every week you do this.
And I trump all of you with Christopher Newsome and Channon Cristian, the most heinous crime ever committed and the media ignored it completely. Of course because it was a gang of blacks attacking and TORTURING for days two young white people who had the temerity to be “driving while white.”
Is there a link to this? I have never heard of it.
The Obama presidency has set back race relations FIFTY years. His presidency has been a DISASTER on so many levels.
Our nation will NOT survive another four years of Obama and his minions. Not hyperbole, I am dead serious.
They are obsessed because there is money to be made by exploiting it.
From Anderson Cooper’s headlined study that paints white children as more prone to racist behavior than black children.
Guess who’s never been to Chicago,Detroit and Los Angeles.
If Piers Morgan married Morgan Freeman, would he be Piers Morgan-Freeman?
Maybe they didn’t get the memo that their race cards are overdrawn and are no longer accepted.
I don’t see that willard and the gop-e will do much to reverse the damage done.
Our Federal politics has become 4-8 years of socialist excess folllowed by 4-8 years of mild stability. The net result is more socialism. In my view its political 3 card monte. And conservatives are the suckers who continue to play.
“They are obsessed because there is money to be made by exploiting it.”
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