Why Obama Is No Jackie RobinsonAugust 8, 2013 @ 2:35 pm
This comparison makes no sense for two reasons. First, which prominent politicians or pundits ever "spit" on Barack Obama, or denigrated his racial background? Major criticism of the president has always centered on policy and performance. Second, the great Jackie Robinson rose "above it all" through magnificent achievements as a ball player, with his greatest seasons coming years after he broke baseball's color line. But Obama's mixed record in the five years since his historic election hardly qualifies him as an All Star presidential player.
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