Racist anti-Obama sentiment in Supreme Court fight could backfire
The sudden death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has again revealed America’s racial divide on the powers of the Presidency.
Now, with Scalia’s death, the double standard is once again in effect. But the hypocrisy is even more apparent than it has been in the past.
I believe Obama is being treated this way not just because he is a Democrat, but also because he is black, and the GOP, according to a 2012 Gallup poll, is nearly 90 percent white.
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