Eventually, everything is racist. Glad they finally got around to this.
The key thing is that Obama is angry, and he’s talking not in his normal voice but in a “black dialect.” This strikes at the core of Obama’s entire political identity: a soft-spoken, reasonable African-American with a Kansas accent. From the moment he stepped onto the national stage, Obama’s deepest political fear was being seen as a “traditional” black politician, one who was demanding redistribution from white America on behalf of his fellow African-Americans.
Gee, is that what all “traditional” black pols do? Nothing like liberals helpfully stereotyping blacks.
Yes, it actually gets dumber.
The entire key to the rise of the Republican Party from the mid-sixties through the nineties was that white Americans came to see the Democrats as taking money from the hard-working white middle class and giving it to a lazy black underclass. Reactivating that frame is still the most mortal threat to the Democrats and to Obama. That is why Obama is reacting so urgently to reestablish himself.
It can’t be that he’s a failed president. It must be becasue of his skin color. So glad we’ve moved beyond race, arent’t we?