“A certain segment has basically been feeding a kind of xenophobia. There’s a reason why hate crimes against Hispanic people doubled last year,” Obama said. “If you have people like Lou Dobbs and Rush Limbaugh ginning things up, it’s not surprising that would happen.”
Let’s talk about hate crime offenders. Compare the population numbers. White people are 80% of the population but only commit 57% of the hate crimes. Black people are only 12% of the population, but commit 20% of the hate crimes. And people of mixed race, like Obama? Less than 2% of the population, more than 5% of the hate crimes. Maybe hate crimes are being stirred up less by Limbaugh than, oh, say, Jeremiah Wright.versus
This guy is a bigger dunce than GWB ever was.