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      09-30-2011, 04:27 PM   #52
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Originally Posted by ScotchAndCigar View Post
As you're well aware, only the Obama haters call him Barry (amongst the general populace). Why?
- It's a juvenile sounding name, rendering Obama as less than presidential.
- It infers that Obama used the name to coverup his true identity, and so it aligns with the "you lie" crowd.
- It implies that he'll tell different people different things.

There's no rational reason for anyone who doesn't personally know Obama to call him Barry; it's not like he runs around telling people "call me Barry".
I will not argue that it's not disrespectful. It's most definitely disrespectful, and intentionally so. However, I just don't see why we have to scream "racist" when this is no different than the other guy being known oh so affectionately as "The Village Idiot".