Obama plays the Race Card in Cincy

He threw down the race card, saying Republicans want him to wash their cars. CNSNews.com reports that Obama said, "While speaking in Cincinnati on Monday [September 17], Obama said, "The only thing they [Republicans] can do is keep trying to bluff their way through until November, and hope that you won't call them on it. But understand Cincinnati, look, I want to work with them to reduce the deficit. I've said if the Republicans need more love, if they want me to walk the dog or wash their car, I'm happy to do it." This language is reminiscent of a reported conversation between Bill Clinton and Ted Kennedy back before the 2008 election as recalled in the September 10, 2012 edition of The New Yorker magazine. "Bill Clinton's attacks hurt Hillary as much as they did Obama. The [New York] Times denounced Clinton's fairy-tale comment as a "bizarre and rambling attack" and as exemplifying a campaign that was "perilously close to injecting racial tension" into the conversation. At a...(Read Full Post)