A Canadian’s View On Our Disrespect Of President Obama’s Presidency

The only explanation I can come up with is racism.

My conservative friends will chide me for “playing the race card” but clearly there’s no other reasonable explanation. Why else would so many white people wish his failure before he even steps foot in the Oval Office?
The amount of disrespect thrown at this president is unprecedented. Even G.W.Bush, arguably the most disliked president since Nixon, didn’t receive this level of hate and betrayal.
I hated Georgie Boy to the core for deceiving the country into invading Iraq. But I never would have thought to publicly disrespect him.
I was always taught to respect the office. I didn’t have to like the president, but as an American I must respect the office.
Where’s that patriotic sentiment now?

Oh. Right. The president is black.

The Fifth Column


America – He’s Your President for Goodness Sake!

By William Thomas

There was a time not so long ago when Americans, regardless of their political stripes, rallied round their president. Once elected, the man who won the White House was no longer viewed as a republican or democrat, but the President of the United States. The oath of office was taken, the wagons were circled around the country’s borders and it was America versus the rest of the world with the president of all the people at the helm.

Suddenly President Barack Obama, with the potential to become an exceptional president has become the glaring exception to that unwritten, patriotic rule.

Four days before President Obama’s inauguration, before he officially took charge of the American government, Rush Limbaugh boasted publicly that he hoped the president would fail. Of course, when the president fails the country flounders. Wishing harm upon…

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