From Erik Rush:
President Obama is flinging the race card around so carelessly in the run-up to the midterm election on Nov. 2 that he's liable to put someone's eye out – possibly his own. In an interview aired on the Spanish-language channel Univision on Oct. 25, the president uttered the following words:If Latinos sit out the election instead of saying, "We're going to punish our enemies and we're gonna reward our friends who stand with us on issues that are important to us," if they don't see that kind of upsurge in voting in this election, then I think it's going to be harder and that's why I think it's so important that people focus on voting on November 2.
In encouraging the punishment of Latinos' "enemies," Obama clearly meant whites, whether directly or by association with ideological adversaries.
There's a fallacy that's been circulating for years vis-à-vis the working definition of the word "racism." Unsurprisingly, it was advanced by progressives, and unfortunately a lot of Americans bought into it. This tenet of the far left's creed holds that no one of color can effectively be a racist because they have no means by which they can implement their racism.
This, of course, exempts everyone but whites from being racist. How convenient.
For the record: Antipathy toward another ethnic group or perception of one's own as superior to others is racism. So is a belief in racial separatism. And so is pandering to people of a given ethnic group while demonizing another – as Obama was doing with Univision's Latino viewers.
I absolutely will not stand here (I'm speaking figuratively, since I am currently seated) and allow the president, his minions, or any other craven, progressive race-baiter wax Clintonesque with the semantics of this matter. My book, "Negrophilia: From Slave Block to Pedestal – America's Racial Obsession," released earlier this year, addressed this issue quite scrupulously. People who manipulate others on the basis of race, politicize race or pit ethnic groups against one another are practicing racism.
Go read the whole thing.