Friedman: We Tried The Black Guy, Now Let's Try "Something New".

5 years ago by Mugsy

It is disappointing after just posting a clip of New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman pointing out a foreign policy success of the president, that he would then go off the rails just a few minutes later and say something this stupid and offensive.

Friedman tells The Gregory that (in his opinion) the Obama Campaign must worry that there are a lot of people who only voted for Obama in order to elect "the first black president", but that it didn't work out and therefore are now ready to "try something new."

New? New?

Like a rich white Republican male? Yeah, that would be a real change of pace. /snark.

Few things on this Earth annoy me more than pseudo-Conservatives like Friedman... not just assuming that the election of Barack Obama wasn't an unequivocal rejection of George Bush and the policies of the GOP... but the impatience of these people that expected that just because he wasn't able to undo all the damage of the previous administration in the face of unprecedented obstruction and a Party that made his defeat their "#1 priority" (changed to "political" priority only after criticism) in just four short years, means America is ready to rush back into the GOP's waiting arms (which was the goal of all that obstruction.)

Can we PLEASE give the American people more credit than that?


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