President Obama Talks Differently To Black Audiences

Barack Obama has long employed a different accent when he’s talking to blacks than when he’s talking to everyone else.

The guy seems like a phony to me and a panderer.

Yahoo reports:

“The first job of a journalist is to report a story as accurately as possible,” Howard Portnoy wrote on “Part of the job of reporting Obama’s speech last night was to highlight his obvious pandering, which is borne of desperation. The only element missing from the story is whether any of the listeners were offended by the president’s ‘blaccent.'”
“The AP did not print the words as written for the president,” Mike Opelka wrote on Glenn Beck-owned, “instead choosing to transcribe the speech with what might be considered a bit more accuracy.”
“He was specifically, and intentionally, using an African-American linguistic style to emphasize his message,” a conservative blog called the Last Refuge noted.
“Now that the presidential campaign season has begun,” Courtland Milloy wrote in an op-ed column for the Washington Post, “it’s okay for President Obama to openly court black people again.”

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