Most Articulate President Ever: Obama calls African-Americans a ‘mongrel people’ on The View

Via Memeorandum

Perhaps President Obama should have taken Ed Rendell’s advice and skipped the estrogen fest we have come to know as “The View:”

When asked about his background, which includes a black father and white mother, Obama said of African-Americans: “We are sort of a mongrel people.”

“I mean we’re all kinds of mixed up,” Obama said. “That’s actually true of white people as well, but we just know more about it.”

The Hill gets out the mop to clean up after that disaster:

The president’s remarks were directed at the roots of all Americans. The definition of mongrel as an adjective is defined as “of mixed breed, nature, or origin,” according to

Obama did not appear to be making an inflammatory remark with his statement and the audience appeared to receive it in the light-hearted manner that often accompanies interviews on morning talk shows.

Yes of course we often hear that light-hearted banter from the Jerry Springer genre. When in Rome as they say…

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