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Open Mouth, Insert Foot

Ayayayayay! Do you know the feeling when you see the words leaving your mouth and you feel like you’ve just missed your train? You can’t catch up with them. They’re off and speeding down the track to a new destination in someone’s ear and there’s not a damn thing you can do about it except stand there on the platform in helpless anguish. That is how I imagine Obama feels right now after this “gaffe”. Totally, completely, f%^&ed:

610 WIP host Angelo Cataldi asked Obama about his Tuesday morning speech on race at the National Constitution Center in which he referenced his own white grandmother and her prejudice. Obama told Cataldi that “The point I was making was not that my grandmother harbors any racial animosity, but that she is a typical white person. If she sees somebody on the street that she doesn’t know (pause) there’s a reaction in her that doesn’t go away and it comes out in the wrong way.”

Man, that’s gotta hurt. I mean, I’m a typical white person and when I walk down the street, I just assume the person coming at me is just another person like me. You know, just minding their own business, making a living, got kids at home, loves his mother, has hopes and dreams for the future. I tried to keep that image in mind when I thought about the Russians  during the 80’s when every other second Reagan  was joking about nuking Moscow.

I’m getting the weird impression that Obama doesn’t understand Democrats.