Pres. Obama's Speech Pre-Empting Football Enrages The Racists

Call me overly optimistic, but I really liked this speech by President Obama. He came much closer to the line of being overtly political than I thought he would and his statements made me cautiously hopeful although I recognize that actions in this case will speak much more loudly than any pretty words.

However, there was a segment of the population less taken with Obama's speeech, especially since it pre-empted NBC's coverage of the 49ers/Patriots game. A few of them took to Twitter to voice their complaints we say, colorfully.

I would offer a couple of screen grabs of these tweets, but they violate our editorial standards for hate language. Let us just say that there is something so enraging about missing football that brings out the racists.


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