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View Diary: Obama isn't to blame for Republican vows to block any and all gun reforms (139 comments)

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  •  I have no doubt (11+ / 0-)

    that this president knew upon taking office that he would need to work twice as hard to get half the credit, and then some.

    Half the Republican Party believes he's a foreign imposter of some kind--they need to believe that to avoid the introspection necessary to realize the source of their anger.  Or as Yoda would say, "search your feelings..."

    I'm white, but like mallyroyal above, I find myself occasionally reacting in a fashion that stems from societally ingrained white supremacy and racism.  I feel like the first step to eradicating this sense is to recognize when it happens.

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