Admit it. You want a white Republican president again. Wanting a white Republican president doesn’t make you racist, it just makes you American.
— Joe the Plumber
Sam Wurzelbacher Posted An Article On His Campaign Blog Titled “America Needs A White Republican President.” According to the Daily News, “Samuel Wurzelbacher, the outspoken Ohio handyman known as ‘Joe the Plumber,’ sparked renewed allegations of racism by posting a controversial article on his blog over the weekend. The article, ‘America Needs a White Republican President,’ opines: ‘Admit it. You want a white Republican president again. Wanting a white Republican president doesn’t make you racist, it just makes you American.’ ‘The election of a recognized black president was … supposed to (1) ease any perceived racial tensions, and (2) allow the government to focus on legislating without race,’ the article continues. ‘Not the case. And that is why having a white Republican president is best for the country.’” [Daily News, 10/13/13]
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