President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton appear in their first joint interview when they speak together to Steve Kroft.Are people that stupid or just full of hate? The Bush Administration threw us in the ditch and left us upside down. We now have a stock market at a five year high; manufacturing is progressing; unemployment still has a long way to go but better at the end of 2008 and yes, the world is not perfect and there isn't going to be a utopian world in this mortal life, however, for all of the whining comments; why should we be surprised?
Frederick Douglass gave us the answer on September 25 1883, as to why Republican Legislators and their cohorts are so unrelenting on President Obama!
"Though the colored man is no longer subject to barter and sale, he is surrounded by an adverse settlement which fetters all his movements. In his downward course he meets with no resistance, but his course upward is resented and resisted at every step of his progress.
If he comes in ignorance, rags and wretchedness he conforms to the popular belief of his character, and in that character he is welcome; but if he shall come as a gentleman, a scholar and a statesman, he is hailed as a contradiction to the national faith concerning his race, and his coming is resented as impudence."