jallman: "It's all good. At least you have a thick skin and can take being poked fun back at without crying. "
However, if people support him because he is the first black president, that isn't racism by definition.
Definition of racism:
Now, I'm not going to say race isn't a factor, but it isn't racism to support a black president because he is black as long as there isn't prejudice towards other races or someone feels other races inferior.1: a belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race
2: racial prejudice or discrimination
I also realize the double edged sword in the fact that if a white person supported say a white woman being president, they would probably (wrongly) get called a racist by the Al Sharptons of the world if the roles were reveresed.
There are idiots on all sides. There was a post the other day about a radio caller wanting Obama executed, but I guess they represent all conservatives too right?
“I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on what’s being proposed here, he’d agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute.” - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.