Protestors Taunt Obama With Racial Slurs, Sing ‘Bye-Bye Black Sheep’: ‘He’s 47% Negro’
Hundreds of protesters gathered outside a Phoenix, Arizona high school to greet President Barack Obama as he visited to give a speech on the economy Wednesday, holding up aggressive signs like “Impeach the Half-White Muslim!” and at one point singing “Bye Bye Black Sheep.”
“Obama is ruining American values,” said one seventeen year old who joined the protest. “He is ruining the Constitution. He needs to go back to where he came from because obviously, he is a liar. I am not racist. I am part Indian. Obama’s half Black, half White.”
One former Marine said Obama was “47% negro,” and that he was “ashamed” to have Obama as Commander in Chief.
“He’s divided all the races. I hate him for that,” one woman told reporters. She had brought her “Mexican” grandson, who said he was happy to be along “so I could protest about impeaching Obama.”
The protest was joined by environmental groups upset over the proposed Keystone Pipeline, as well as some who were angry over housing and fiscal policies resulting from the 2008 financial collapse.
Not everybody was an Obama opponent. “He’s a great man,” one supporter said. “He cares about what I care about, education, jobs. He’s our president. He’s an American.”
Watch a segment on the protests below, via 12 News (NBC):
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