Why is it racism if someone criticizes President Obama?

2012-09-23T00:00:00Z Why is it racism if someone criticizes President Obama? nwitimes.com
September 23, 2012 12:00 am

Let me be certain I understand Anthony Jones of East Chicago. If I criticize President Barack Obama I am a racist? Subtle racist? If I don't agree with his policies, I am a racist? If I vote against him it is not because I think he is a miserable failure, but because of the color of his skin?

For the first time in my long life I am not allowed to voice opposition to a sitting president without begin called names?

This is the post-racial era we were promised? Remember a few short years ago liberals proclaimed, "Dissent is the highest form of patriotism." Now dissent is racism?

Ah, intolerance, thy name is Liberal. Or Progressive. Or Democrat. Or possibly Jones?

- Joy B. Etcheson, Portage

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