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December 22, 2015 6:58 am

Obama: Trump Attacks Me Because I’m African-American

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President Barack Obama. Photo: ZOA.org.

President Barack Obama. Photo: ZOA.org.

New York Times — President Obama said in a radio interview airing on Monday that Donald J. Trump, a leading contender for the Republican presidential nomination, is exploiting the resentment and anxieties of working-class men to boost his campaign. Mr. Obama also argued that some of the scorn directed at him personally stems from the fact that he is the first African-American to hold the White House.

Demographic changes and economic stresses, including “flat-lining” wages and incomes, have meant that “particularly blue-collar men have had a lot of trouble in this new economy, where they are no longer getting the same bargain that they got when they were going to a factory and able to support their families on a single paycheck,” Mr. Obama said in the interview with National Public Radio.

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  • James Enero

    What a transparent attempt to manipulate the US election and African-American voters. Shameful.

  • James Enero

    No, President Obama, Trump attacks you because your actions in the world are anti-American, anti-Jewish, anti-Christian, anti-working class, and anti-military. Radical Islamic enemies of the US do not fear retaliation by Barack Hussein Obama. Interesting that Jews do fear retaliation by Obama.

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