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Old 02-07-2013, 02:31 PM   #141
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I think there is a decent-sized group of people who don't like or trust him basd partially on his race. I wouldn't put it on the R party as a whole. Much of the R party is going to hate him no matter what, regardless of race. I think much of the obsession with the birth certificate (he's Kenyan!) is racial.
It has a lot more to do with the fact that he had a foreign national as a father, that he spent much of his youth being raised outside this country, that he wrote a fictionalized autobiography, and that the details of his early life are vague at best.

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And, he's not pushing highly controversial policies--not by any reasonable standard.
You don't read the papers much do you. His self-described goal is have a transformative presidency. His health care program alone has generated widespread opposition in the states like I've never seen before. Yeah, not controversial at all.
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