Fear of a Black President

Fear of a Black President

Right wing commentators would rather stir up racial prejudice than enter into a serious debate about the future of US healthcare.


With Congress going into summer recess on August 7, there is a lot of
unfinished business over the healthcare bill. One would think that
Republicans together with a number of mainstream media outlets would
worry about health and welfare of millions of Americans. Yet, what is
still in the news these days is talks about
and attacks on President Obama. One comment on Henry Louis Gates scandal –
and Obama is labeled a “racist” with “a militant black reaction.” While
racial divide in America clearly continues to persist, at the end of the
day, all of us need health insurance. Maybe it’s time for Republicans to
consider that.

Olga Razumovskaya

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