Originally Posted by bjkeefe
It's basically the same strategy the GOP has been using for decades. See also Tom Tancredo, Alan Keyes, Pat Buchanan, Pat Robertson, Gary Bauer, and David Duke.
The failure to give Obama a proper vetting before his election is difficult to rectify now without being accused of bad faith. No good can come of letting a clown like Donald Trump lead the parade.
On the subject of divisive partisan politics, Obama has taken a longstanding Democratic Party strategy of identity group politics to the next level, making explicit appeals specifically to Blacks and Latinos in YouTube videos on an official Web site. This is not going to end well, and there's going to be plenty of responsibility to go around.