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I understand Michelle

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in response to reader comment: Obama should run for world president rather than that of USA if he is liked so much by the Europeans and Middle Easterners!!!!

Submitted by The More Educated Anne (Virgin Islands, U.s.), Aug 29, 2008 at 21:40

... I am a black American who's had restaurants cancel my reservation when I showed up, gotten a D in graduate school, when the guy who copied my answer got an A. (He was white.) I understand what Michelle meant. We really love our country, but we're not always really proud of it. If you had to live in black face for a year, you'd understand. Walk a mile in our shoes.

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