COMMENTARY: For the GOP, Obama Hatred Never Takes a Holiday

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In a deeply personal reflection about racial polarization, Obama steadfastly aligned himself with black men in America.

For all the black men in America who suffer racial indignities; for all the black men who have been called the N-word by racists; for all the black men who feel marginalized — and invisible — in this republic, Obama, the nation’s first black president, stood with them.

I was proud of the president.

D’Souza’s tweets, however, are part of a broader campaign by conservatives to criticize the president no matter how obnoxious or disrespectful.

A few weeks ago, Sen. Ted Cruz, the Republican from Texas, criticized Obama’s Affordable Care Act by linking Obama to Nigerian con men.

“You may have noticed that all the Nigerian email scammers have become a lot less active lately,” Cruz told a conservative audience. “They all have been hired to run the Obamacare website.”

This is what it’s come to in the halls of Congress: A black joke? And a black joke told in public?

But here’s the big picture: D’Souza and Cruz are desperate to fire up their right-wing base by any means necessary one year before congressional elections.

It’s unfortunate that even for a few weeks during a joyful season Republicans still need to show their disdain for President Obama.

For the GOP, hatred never takes a holiday.

(Photo: AP)

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9 thoughts on “COMMENTARY: For the GOP, Obama Hatred Never Takes a Holiday

  1. I am so sick of these right wingers and Republicans talking and bad mouthing our President. Come the elections in 2014, we all need to get out and vote every Republican out of office during the mid-term elections. You see what they are trying to do, make his legacy so bad that no one will remember his name. We still have to stand behind him and get him so help in a hurry.

  2. I would not pay attention to Dinesh’s comments. Does he believe he would become the President of the United States one day?

  3. Oh you poor dumb ass bitches you think the GOP care about your poor white trash ass’s hate all you want I love white people but not all you White dumb ass GOP Bitches oh one other thing niggas Jeus was BLACK oh and if he drops the welfare a lot of your white friends would be let in the cold jackass JanCorey

  4. Oh you poor dumb ass bitches you think the GOP care about your poor white trash ass’s hate all you want I love white people but not all you White dumb ass GOP Bitches oh one other thing niggas Jeus was BLACK

  5. It’s funny how people think killing is only done by black. What you don’t relize is that killing is done by people of all races. Other races are not exposed as much. They are only exposed when they kill hundreds of people at time!

  6. to all of those who would respond to JValedz and JanCoey on this post, please do not bother. They are paid by the Koch brothers to come on any website that discusses minority issues. their intent is not an objecitve dialogue but rhate rto incite anger, spew racism and add bigotry into this commentary. So please let them be and leave this post without even responding to them. They are both full of hate and have been doing this for the past year. Even if you were to respind with a logical comment or response, they would in turn just become more indignant and fierce in their race baiting. Jst let them be and save your commentary for amore useful and pleasant conversation elsewhere.

  7. DAM!!! those racist Republicans why don’t they get the hell out of the way so this President can REALLY run this country DOWN THE S&^T HOLE, black unemployment highest it’s ever been, healthcare
    for those who did have it ether canceled or going up, 48% on public assistance, now just imagine
    how much more he could do without those REP’s

  8. Maybe if Obama dropped all the welfare programs for any person over the age of 5, he might have a chance to regain some credibility with the masses that he has totally lost. Have the welfare people get their money from their families that created the problems in the first place instead of relying upon us tax-payers to push them cash and assistance every week they never earned and require them ALL to work at least 40 hours each week or suspend them from any possible benefits. I am so sick of those losers and the dependency-groups-of-losers.

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