mrs obama.

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    But it was funny when it was Bush, right? Hmmmm. I see more political point scoring than racism.
     
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    When you get in the public eye you should be able to take it with whining no matter who you are.
     
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    Reflects more on the character of the sender than Mrs Obama

    I can't believe that in the 21st century he thinks "I don't care who you are- this is funny"
     
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    It was funny. But stupid as hell on his part.
     
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    The article doesn't comment on what Michelle thinks of it. I suspect that she would not care overly one way or the other.
     
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    You took the words right out of my mouth.
     
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    Then you're not as bright as you come across on these boards.
     
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    Hate to break it to you, but it is not the same thing comparing a white person to an ape as it is comparing a black person. In a simplistic observation it may appear to be the same thing....but it is not.

    When blacks go through hundreds of years being called apes by whites and having their intelligence questioned and even being prohibited from eating or sleeping in the same places as whites, there is a difference. Blacks fought for decades to eliminate that stereotype...it was not applied to whites.

    For someone in a position of responsibility to send it out with a "this is just funny" tag is just laughable in this day
     

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