Thread: Perry or Obama
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      09-30-2011, 03:15 PM   #35

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Originally Posted by ragingclue View Post
Exactly; however, to assume race is at the crux of the issue is pretty ignorant. You don't have to be racist to make a manipulative picture of someone with the intent of making them look bad. Now, if you made the picture because you were driven to make the black guy look bad, then yeah you're racist.

Don't like Obama's policies? Racist.
Make a funny pic of Obama painting him in a bad light? Racist.

I think what some of you guys don't understand is that there are other reasons to dislike someone besides just the color of his/her skin.

When people don't like somebody's policies and you want to hurt/damage them, what is the purpose of bringing up their mixed racial heritage, and their traditional Muslim middle name? What do bringing up these issues add to the discourse about their policies?