This has to be one of the most obvious examples of race-baiting propaganda from the Obama team. According to their logic an unknown woman asked Michelle to help her get an item off a shelf, ergo the shopping woman is racist. The exact opposite claim could be made from the same situation. The shopper didn’t see Michelle Obama through the skin color prism, but as an ordinary human who naturally would assist another.
And as to the claims of President Obama being mistaken for a waiter; it was not too long ago when Valerie Jarrett asked a white four star general to fetch her a drink while making an identical mistake. Does that make Valerie Jarret a racist?
2011 […] Jarrett, apparently only seeing [General] Chiarelli’s striped uniform pants, thought that he was a waiter. She asked him to get her a glass of wine. She was said to be mortified as soon as she realized her mistake, and who wouldn’t be? But the instructive part of this tale is what Chiarelli did next.
Rather than take offense, or try to make Jarrett feel small for her blunder, the general, in good humor, went and poured her a glass of wine. It was evident that he wanted to defuse the awkward moment, and to let Jarrett know that she should not feel embarrassed. (link)
These people are over the top with their own racism.
Via POLITICO – Barack and Michelle Obama are sharing their own personal experiences with racial prejudice, saying they’ve been mistaken for valet drivers and Target employees — the latter even occurring during their time at the White House.
“The only person who came up to me in the [Target] store was a woman who asked me to help her take something off a shelf. Because she didn’t see me as the first lady, she saw me as someone who could help her,” Michelle Obama told People magazine, recalling a trip she made to Target, according to excerpts released Wednesday.
She continued, “Those kinds of things happen in life. So it isn’t anything new.”
President Barack Obama shared that he has been mistaken for staff as well on numerous occasions during his life.
“There’s no black male my age, who’s a professional, who hasn’t come out of a restaurant and is waiting for their car and somebody didn’t hand them their car keys,” said the president.
Michelle Obama also recalled, “He was wearing a tuxedo at a black-tie dinner, and somebody asked him to get coffee.”
However, the Obamas, who sat down with the magazine for the 30-minute interview, said what they’ve experienced does not compare to what others have gone through in past generations and in other communities. (read more)