Racist? Kentucky Man Under Fire For Effigy Of Obama Eating Watermelon

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A Kentucky man has sparked a public outcry after he put up a statue of President Barack Obama eating watermelon. His critics say the display is blatantly racist.

When asked why he chose to depict Obama, the nation’s first black president, eating watermelon, Danny Hafley said he “might get hungry standing out here.”

Hafley told LEX18 in Lexington said he is merely exercising his right to free speech and the statue is protected under the First Amendment.

“The way I look at it, it’s freedom of speech,” he said. “I don’t know how other people will take it.”

Read more at The Blaze. By Jason Howerton.

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1 comment to Racist? Kentucky Man Under Fire For Effigy Of Obama Eating Watermelon

  • Jeanette

    Obama is NOT black (Negroid). He is mixed race, and less than half black. Had we had Herman Cain as a candidate, we could have called the Democrats/liberals racist for voting for their "whiter" candidate over the truly black candidate.

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