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Calling it ‘Obamacare’ is Racist

So writes Michael Tomasky of The Daily Beast:

But he wasn’t a race-baiter until yesterday. That speech wasn’t to the NAACP. It was to Rush Limbaugh. It was to Tea Party Nation. It was to Fox News. Oh, he said some nice things. And sure, let’s give him one point for going there at all. But listen: You don’t go into the NAACP and use the word “Obamacare” and think that you’re not going to hear some boos. It’s a heavily loaded word, and Romney and his people know very well that liberals and the president’s supporters consider it an insult.

If “Obamacare” is such an insult, why is Obama 2012 sell t-shirts with “Obamacare” emblazoned on them?

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