Question for Sen. Obama: Whose granny–black or white–doesn’t “fear black men who passed her by on the street”?
Mine had to leave her lifelong home of Brooklyn, New York, in the mid- 1970s because of heretofore unseen urban crime in her neighborhood–crime disproportionately committed by black men. Does this condemn her as a racist to Barack Obama?
In comparing his grandmother’s “confessed” fear of black men, to Rev. Wright’s vicious hatreds, Sen. Obama hits bottom. Such feelings on the part of elderly women, often widows in fragile health who live alone on a fixed income in what is often a foggy state of beleaguered bewilderment at their great age and diminished capacity, is in no way a sign of racism but of fear. Fear that a walk to the corner market or mail box will end in harassment, mugging, or worse. Obama should be ashamed of himself for making this disgraceful moral equivalence. But he isn’t. And that is more cause to question the judgment of this man who sees nothing wrong with having been mentored by an anti-American racist for two decades.
Of course, maybe I’m over-reacting. Aaron Klein at Worldnetdaily.com reports that Malik Zulu Shabazz, national chairman of the New Black Panther Party, a virulently anti-white, anti-Jew, anti-American organization, just loved the Obama speech.
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