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Mr. Obama, why do people hate you? (Original Post) loyalsister Nov 2012 OP
"Incredible" is exactly the right word. JoePhilly Nov 2012 #1
"That's what I'm talking about!" loyalsister Nov 2012 #3
That's classic Obama, such a great answer! n/t hanzi88 Nov 2012 #2
Wow. that's all. just wow. nt 99th_Monkey Nov 2012 #4
An amazing man, father and President! Glitterati Nov 2012 #5
Children are taught to hate by having a hateful role models loyalsister Nov 2012 #6
From "South Pacific" MyOwnPeace Nov 2012 #7
That video should shame RWers loyalsister Nov 2012 #11
Love Obama! jenneferelud Nov 2012 #8
Welcome to DU, jenneferelud Iwillnevergiveup Nov 2012 #9
I have seen lots of them, and never get tired of them loyalsister Nov 2012 #10

JoePhilly

(27,787 posts)
1. "Incredible" is exactly the right word.
Mon Nov 5, 2012, 05:29 PM
Nov 2012

Rather than go after the haters (which I would have done), Obama speaks to that little boy on basically how you turn the other cheek ... and continue on.

Impressive.

loyalsister

(13,390 posts)
3. "That's what I'm talking about!"
Mon Nov 5, 2012, 05:38 PM
Nov 2012

I think he loved getting that question just so he could give a "bless their hearts" answer

 

Glitterati

(3,182 posts)
5. An amazing man, father and President!
Mon Nov 5, 2012, 05:45 PM
Nov 2012

He looked at that little boy and thought "how would I answer Sasha if she asked me this." You could see the father come out instantly!

There's no one who could give a better answer about politics to a child!

loyalsister

(13,390 posts)
6. Children are taught to hate by having a hateful role models
Mon Nov 5, 2012, 06:36 PM
Nov 2012

Obama understands parenthood and the values he should model for all kids. I truly admire that understanding and practice.

MyOwnPeace

(16,848 posts)
7. From "South Pacific"
Mon Nov 5, 2012, 08:00 PM
Nov 2012

You've got to be taught
To hate and fear,
You've got to be taught
From year to year,
It's got to be drummed
In your dear little ear
You've got to be carefully taught.

You've got to be taught to be afraid
Of people whose eyes are oddly made,
And people whose skin is a diff'rent shade,
You've got to be carefully taught.

You've got to be taught before it's too late,
Before you are six or seven or eight,
To hate all the people your relatives hate,
You've got to be carefully taught!

jenneferelud

(9 posts)
8. Love Obama!
Mon Nov 5, 2012, 08:11 PM
Nov 2012

He's so patient with this kid. Has everyone seen the images of Obama doing adorable things with adorable kids? I will try to find and repost. He's the man!!!

loyalsister

(13,390 posts)
10. I have seen lots of them, and never get tired of them
Mon Nov 5, 2012, 08:27 PM
Nov 2012

I am so impressed by the way he relates to kids! I hope to learn where he got his "skills" in a memoir or something.

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