My thoughts on Barack Obama one week after he stepped down as US president:
President Obama was a huge disappointment: Drone Master, Wall Street water boy, Rented Negro, Deporter-in-chief. To get his attention Black people had to protest and riot in the streets. He was, in effect, Bush III, more than I thought any Democrat could be. What little good he did is now being swept away by President Trump.
It is good that the US had a Black president. In the long run I think it will help weaken racist stereotypes. Obama and his family were the picture of grace and dignity. You could not ask for better. But the shock proved too much for the nation, even with its ideas about Exceptional Negroes. And now we must live through the grotesque White blacklash.
Obama squandered his moral authority as the country’s first Black president. Like…
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