On Monday, President Barack Obama claimed that his presidency has been a boon for race relations in America, but our evidence suggests otherwise.
“One of the things that I’ve consistently said as president is that I’m the president of all people,” Obama said during an interview with NBC News host Lester Holt. “I am very proud that my presidency can help to galvanize and mobilize America on behalf of issues of racial disparity and racial injustice.”
The following list provided to us by IJ Review disputes this phony bologna narrative:
Trayvon Martin Shooting
After the Trayvon Martin incident, Obama immediately took Martin’s side and even said, “If I had a son, he would look like Trayvon.”
Yet the alleged “white Hispanic” shooter, George Zimmerman, wound up being acquitted after it was proven that Martin had assaulted him.
Mike Brown Shooting
After the Mike Brown shooting, Obama said that Brown’s death at the hands of white Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson “stains the heart of black children.”
Yet both the St. Louis Grand Jury and Obama’s Department of Justice wound up acquitting Wilson of all charges.
Henry Louis Gates Arrest
After police officers in Massachusetts arrested black Harvard University Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., outside his home, Obama accused Cambridge police officers of acting “stupidly.”
Yet according to a report published by an independent panel of experts in June of 2010, both the police AND Gates “each missed opportunities to ‘ratchet down’ the situation and end it peacefully,” meaning that BOTH the police and the black guy whom Obama defended acted “stupidly.”
During an interview with a Philadelphia radio sports program in 2008, Obama referred to his white grandmother as a “typical white person” who holds allegedly irrational fears about black men.
Yet in 1992, Rev. Jesse Jackson, a well-known racial grievance monger and close friend of Obama’s, said this: “There is nothing more painful to me at this stage in my life than to walk down the street and hear footsteps and start thinking about robbery … then look around and see somebody white and feel relieved.”
Is Jackson a “typical white person” as well?
New Black Panthers
In 2010, Obama’s administration dropped charges against New Black Panther Party members who had set up shop outside a Philadelphia polling station to intimidate voters:
These examples represent just five out of many, many, many more, including the way in which Obama constantly politicizes every act of police violence against a black man or woman, the facts in the case notwithstanding.
Plus, and here’s the kicker, according to numerous polls, including the one below from The New York Times and CBS, the number of white AND black Americans who believe race relations have worsened has skyrocketed under Obama’s tenure: