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Video: Obama Selling Racism & Fear to Black Audience

Posted by FactReal on October 3, 2012

The Daily Caller released yesterday the full 2007 video of an angry Obama race-baiting and fear-mongering to a mostly black audience while he was running for the presidency.

* OBAMA for nearly 40 minutes and using an accent he never adopts in public, tells the black audience that the U.S. government doesn’t like them because they’re black.

* OBAMA describes a racist, zero-sum society, in which the white majority profits by exploiting black America.

* OBAMA says poor people “need help with basic skills — how to shop, how to show up for work on time, how to wear the right clothes, and how to act appropriately in an office.”

* OBAMA say “We don’t need to build more highways out in the suburbs. We should be investing in minority-owned businesses, in OUR neighborhoods.”

(Click image to watch video)

The Daily Caller reports:

In a video obtained exclusively by The Daily Caller, then-presidential candidate Barack Obama tells an audience of black ministers, including the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, that the U.S. government shortchanged Hurricane Katrina victims because of racism.

“The people down in New Orleans they don’t care about as much!” Obama shouts in the video, which was shot in June of 2007 at Hampton University in Virginia. By contrast, survivors of Sept. 11 and Hurricane Andrew received generous amounts of aid, Obama explains. The reason? Unlike residents of majority-black New Orleans, the federal government considers those victims “part of the American family.”

The racially charged and at times angry speech undermines Obama’s carefully-crafted image as a leader eager to build bridges between ethnic groups. For nearly 40 minutes, using an accent he almost never adopts in public, Obama describes a racist, zero-sum society, in which the white majority profits by exploiting black America. The mostly black audience shouts in agreement. The effect is closer to an Al Sharpton rally than a conventional campaign event.

Full story here.


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