If you’re African-American, Hispanic American, Indian American, or anything other than a White American, reading this could be a double-open palmed-slap in the face, on both cheeks.
“We are part of an Anglo-Saxon heritage, and he feels that the special relationship is special,” the adviser said of Mr Romney, adding: “The White House didn’t fully appreciate the shared history we have”. Get the Full Yahoo Report
Reading it, the only thing I could say was OUCH. For one thing, I don’t have any inheritance or relations to the Anglo-Saxons. Maybe he thought that kind of blatantly racist statement would affect only President Obama, Whose father is from Kenya by the way, but come on, think clearly here for a minute, we’re all here. What I get from this insensitive comment is that all other “races” except whites are excluded from the American society; I’m sure Jim Crow would be proud of that statement.