Mad Maxine is going at President Obama, which means Conservatives should just make some popcorn, sit back and enjoy this one:
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) on Monday complained that President Obama had unfairly singled out the African-American community and characterized them as complainers over the weekend.
“Despite the fact that he’s appointed [Sonia] Sotomayor to the Supreme Court, he has an office for excellence in Hispanic education right in the White House, [the Hispanic caucus is] still pushing him,” she said. “He certainly didn’t tell them to stop complaining, and he would never say that to the gay and lesbian community, who really pushed him on Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. Even in a speech to AIPAC [the American Israel Public Affairs Committee], he would never say to the Jewish community to stop complaining about Israel.”
Obama, speaking at a Congressional Black Caucus dinner Saturday, called on his African-American supporters to “stop complaining” and begin fighting.
“Shake it off. Stop complaining, stop grumbling, stop crying,” he said, asking the crowd to “march with me and press on.”
Waters, who last week urged Obama to fight harder for Democratic policies, said some of what Obama said at the event seemed “not appropriate and surprised me a little bit.”
Eventually, those who live by groupism get burned by groupism.
Obama had better be careful about telling the Congressional Black Caucus to get out their marching shoes.
Good news for the prez though: Al “Resist We Much” Sharpton has come to the defense of Barack “Teleprompter We Much” Obama. So now Sharpton, Waters and Obama can have it out. But eventually they’ll settle their differences by agreeing to blame everybody else.
Take it away, Mad Maxine: