Obama Insults His Own People

Discussion in 'Politics' started by pspr, Jul 10, 2013.

  1. pspr


    It's a fine line one has to walk when your real people aren't the ones you need to support your agenda.

    Muslims on Twitter are expressing their outrage after President Obama tweeted his Ramadan wishes Monday night.

    “‘I wish Muslims across America & around the world a month blessed with the joys of family, peace & understanding,’ —President Obama #Ramadan,” he said.

    But some Muslims are thinking the president’s greeting was not so sincere.

    “My mom just told me that Barack Obama wished all Muslims a happy Ramadan, I told her that maybe he should stop killing us too,” one user wrote.

    Many of those criticizing the president had issue with the forced feeding of Guantanamo Bay detainees during Ramadan fasting, as well as drone strikes in the Middle East, calling him a “hypocrite” and “insincere,” Twitchy reported.

    “I am assuming Obama’s greetings to Muslims wrt Ramadan are also directed at Muslims he will be force feeding at #GTMO during that month,” one user wrote.

    “Obama wishing Muslims a happy Ramadan while he drone bombs them is like Hitler wishing Auschwitz a happy hanukkah #samedifference #ramadan,” another user said.

    To mark the beginning of Ramadan, the human rights group Reprieve released a video in which rapper Mos Def submits himself to forced feeding. The Council On American-Islamic Relations has also called on the President to halt the practice.

    “We believe it’s wrong to force feed at any time but it is particularly upsetting to do it through Ramadan,” CAIR spokesman Ibrahim Hooper told The Guardian.

  2. Tsing Tao

    Tsing Tao

    In this case, I side with Obama. There was nothing wrong with that tweet (insofar as it wasn't meant as an insult). Muslims are just pissy about everything.
  3. pspr


    Now, if he will only show Christians the same respect.
  4. Tsing Tao

    Tsing Tao

    I'm sure he tweeted a Merry Christmas or Happy Easter.

    But in the broader scheme of things, yes. I'm sure he's quite pleased with the war on Christians.
  5. Who exactly are "Odumbo's people"?

    Blacks, Hispanics, Gays, Muslim, parasites??

    (Coincidence that those who have to pay for everything are not on "his people" list??)