First Lady Michelle Obama had the nerve to speak candidly about being black in America in a commencement address at historically black Tuskegee University. Her remarks sent Sean Hannity into such a racial tizzy, he turned to Ann Coulter to explain what it all meant.
Let’s not forget that Hannity has a long history of palling around with racists. He also has a history of race baiting Michelle Obama. So it was no surprise that Mrs. Obama’s remarks – in which she talked candidly about the hurt she and Barack Obama felt dealing with racism (“the sting of those daily slights throughout our entire lives”) – should send him reeling. Even though her overall message was that students should not let such difficulties keep them down:
But, graduates, today, I want to be very clear that those feelings are not an excuse to just throw up our hands and give up. (Applause.) Not an excuse. They are not an excuse to lose hope. To succumb to feelings of despair and anger only means that in the end, we lose.
But here’s the thing—our history provides us with a better story, a better blueprint for how we can win. It teaches us that when we pull ourselves out of those lowest emotional depths, and we channel our frustrations into studying and organizing and banding together—then we can build ourselves and our communities up. We can take on those deep-rooted problems, and together—together—we can overcome anything that stands in our way.
Hannity needed not one, but two segments and four like-minded guests to attack such blackness. Most of the criticism was that Michelle Obama is too angry and doesn’t appreciate America enough. This, from the guy who promoted Cliven Bundy’s armed insurrection against the U.S. government. And Bundy just happened to be quite a racist!
Some excerpts from the first segment:
HANNITY: My initial observation is… Barack Hussein Obama got elected by a majority of white America. Why is she so angry?
MICHAEL MEYERS: Which racial ideologue do you know that’s not angry? She sounded like Hillary Clinton in that racial dialect. (He did an imitation that sounded like a monkey).↓ Story continues below ↓
RON CHRISTIE: Her message should have been uplifting. …It was a ‘poor me’ speech. … She just sounded so angry and so defiant.
HANNITY: She’s the First Lady of the United States of America and all I heard was a lot of bitterness here. …Is she proud of the country she’s describing here? …Why is she pushing this narrative?
DENEEN BORELLI: This administration is divisive and they’re going to play the race card on every aspect that they can. …
I don’t know why Jehmu Greene, the lone Obama supporter on the panel, didn’t get up and walk out.
The next segment, with Ann Coulter, was even worse.
COULTER: I think she’s just letting out her Rev. Wright now.
…We have finally got rid of a lot of this racial demagoguery in response to the O.J. verdict and Obama and his enablers in the left-wing media have brought it back in order to gin up and keep a certain segment of the black community angry and voting against Republicans but I think they’ve opened up a beast they’re not going to be able to control now.
…Law abiding blacks don’t like this.
This nonsense about, “Oh, the peaceful protesters.” No, I want a milk carton ad for “Has anyone seen a peaceful protester in Baltimore?” As if workaday blacks are rushing out to protest Freddie Gray? No, they aren’t.
This all comes from illegitimacy. It is to cover up their problem in subsidizing illegitimacy.
…By harping on white racism, white racism, white racism, no one notices – ha! The black illegitimacy rate …and that just breeds a predator class. …that mostly is attacking hard-working black people with jobs.
Coulter acknowledged that America owes black America a debt but, she added, “I think we’re making it up now, when, you know you’re getting admitted to Princeton when you can’t read, is that enough yet?”
COULTER: She’s a one-note Charlie. …She’s been hiding her views in many ways not being this outspoken.”
Perhaps the best line of all was Hannity's declaration in the first segment, “The vast, overwhelming majority of people are not racist!”
And who would know better about that than Sean Hannity?
Crossposted from Newshounds.us