Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
President Barack Obama gave a majestic speech in Dallas, one of the best of his presidency, at once a soaring tribute to slain police officers and an affirmation of peaceful protest.It was mostly silent and unacknowledged until the very fact of the Obama presidency cast it in stark and unforgiving light.Trump, you will recall, has been one of the most prominent "birther" voices seeking to deny Obama's legitimacy as president. He encourages those who cannot abide the thought of a black president to pretend the whole thing never really happened. Not all who support Trump, of course, are racists; and not all whites who blame Obama for heightening racial tension are Republicans. What is novel, though, is that the U.S. president is himself African-American.To win the White House, I once wrote, Obama had to be seen as the least aggrieved black man in America.When the next president is sworn in, Obama will leave office without having healed the nation's festering racial wounds.
Pelosi will show Trump he’s not the only one with power
The Trump administration
doesn’t see Latinos as Americans
The table is set for Democrats
to take the House
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE