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47% Negro

Speaking at Desert Vista High School in Ahwatukee on Tuesday, President Barack Obama was serenaded by protesters singing “Bye Bye Black Sheep”, an apparent reference to the president's race.

One protester at the event south of Phoenix classified the president as "47 percent Negro", an apparent reference to 2012 Presidential candidate Mitt Romney's leaked reference to "the 47 percent [of Americans] who are with [Obama], who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims ..."

According to a report in the Arizona Republic, protester Judy Burris said she blames Obama for racism in America reaching heights not seen since the 1960s Civil Rights Era. “We have gone back so many years,” she was quoted saying. “He’s divided all the races. I hate him for that.”

Roberto De Vido writes cartoons and comics about politics, sports (and life) from a small fishing and farming village an hour southwest of Tokyo.

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“He’s divided all the races. I hate him for that.”

— anti-Obama protester Judy Burriss, quoted in the Arizona Republic


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