President Obama’s approval ratings are lower than ever. But according to him it doesn’t have anything to do with the lousy economy, the disastrous rollout of Obamacare, or the many scandals involving him administration. No, it’s because white voters are raaaaacist!
President Barack Obama said that racial tensions may have softened his popularity among white voters within the last two years, according to a story posted on the New Yorker magazine’s website today.
“There’s no doubt that there’s some folks who just really dislike me because they don’t like the idea of a black president,” Obama said in the article by David Remnick, appearing in the magazine’s Jan. 27 edition. (Read More)
In all fairness, he also said that there are also probably some people who cut him slack because of his skin color. That may be true, but as far as people disapproving because of his skin color, it probably is a very small number who do. And they would have disapproved of him before and it would have nothing to do with the big drop in his approval ratings.