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Barack Obama Watch: Hysterically Historic Non-Black Winner

by | 6th, November 2008

BARACK Obama Watch: Obama is elected and the press is divided about the politician: is he black, historic, black and historic, not black and historic, historic in a non-black black way?

BLACK CHECK:

“It’s not about black or white. It’s about grey. What grey matter has the new President of the United States”Kelvin MacKenzie, The Sun

“Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell shed a tear as Obama wept to victory as the first black president” The Sun

“Barack didn’t put himself forward as an Afro-American president, but as a president” – Colin Powell, who does not edit The Sun.

“You don’t have to be black to ‘get ‘ Barack” – Shaun Bailey, black prospective Tory MP, tells Sun readers to look past Obama’s, er, skin

“Barack Obama and Lewis Hamilton have proved that literally ANYTHING is possible with enthusiasm and dedication” – The Sun’s editorial gives hope to millions of white boys who want to be half-black

Tony Parsons sees the young Obama and notes that his blackness was “undeniable” – Daily Mirror

HISTORICAL

“HIS HISTORIC SPEECH” Daily Mirror

“OBAMA – the boy who would change the world – A HISTORIC 8-PAGE SOUVENIR ON AMERICA’S FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT” – Daily Mirror

“It’s not just Barack who is making history. His wife… will be America’s first black First Lady”Daily Mirror. The children are the first black First Children. The First Dog will be the first black man’s dog. The First…

“HISTORIC SOUVENIR ISSUE” – Daily Mail (17 pages)

Repeat for four years…



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