Conspiracy-spewing Tea Party twit Wayne Allyn Root is very sad that President Obama has brought back racism. The 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate has a long history of saying some fairly insane things about President Obama–so why stop now?
Root spurred on birther conspiracy theorists by saying that he had never met fellow political science major Barack Obama in his time at Columbia, which helped further claims from people who are sure President Obama was born in Kenya that he was a CIA plant who dabbled in prostitution-for-cocaine during the time he didn’t spend at Columbia.
Later, Root clarified that he believes Obama is truly an American, much to birthers’ chagrin. In an article on the Obama Ballot Challenge web site entitled “100% Red, White & Blue American Born,” Root theorized on where-oh-where Barack Obama could have been. “Where was he hiding for those Columbia years? My educated guess is he was smoking pot and attending communist meetings, plotting the downfall of America and capitalism. Don’t laugh, it worked!,” he wrote.
Root said that President Obama is not foreign born. In fact, it’s the opposite! President Obama pretended to be a foreign student to get into Columbia. “His college records were his Achilles heel. He had to hide his tracks. His college records had to be sealed forever. Not because he was a foreigner and unqualified to be President, but because he was an American posing as a foreigner. That makes him a fraud unqualified to be President,” Root wrote. He said that Barack Obama’s plan is to “boil the frog slowly,” as they learned at Columbia.
In an op-ed published in February on the haven for “not-racists” that is The Blaze, Root said that Obama is through pretending. “The cloak is off. Obama is no longer hiding his plans to destroy America. For anyone who isn’t blind, deaf or very dumb, it’s now all out in the open,” he wrote. “He’s finally taken off the mask and shown himself to be the true communist tyrant he is,” Root added.
To be clear, though, Root is sure that President Obama has been working to destroy America since 1981–while he was Communisting it up at Columbia, getting high on his fake Kenyan weed and drinking the Socialist Kool-Aid.
What can he say that somehow manages to reach a level of asininity that dwarfs even this?
Apparently, part of President Barack Obama’s plan to destroy America is to make white cops too afraid to shoot black people. “It’s like we’re reliving the 1960s with Barack Obama,” said Root said during a Wednesday appearance on Steve Dace’s radio show. “He didn’t come in to help us end the specter of racism, he brought it back, folks.”
Root said that Obama has made police too afraid to do their jobs regarding dark-skinned individuals.
“Is it not a racist overreaction by the police department that is scared to death of being called racist to allow people to loot and burn and do nothing but stand by while stores are being looted and burned because the people doing the looting and burning might have dark skin, and therefore if you hit one of them, if you arrest any of them – if you kill one of them in a gunfight – you’ll be charged with even more racism?”
In June, Root riled up the white hooded birther morons with rhetoric regarding President Obama’s plan to pillage and plunder America. During a rally in Biloxi, Mississippi he explained that,
“It’s a purposeful plan to wipe out America, capitalism, the middle class, and destroy American exceptionalism and Judeo-Christian values. How do I know? Listen to this, folks. Because I’m Barack Obama’s college classmate, Columbia University class of ’83. And when I was there at Columbia, we all studied a plan called Cloward–Piven—if you’ve ever watched Glenn Beck—Cloward–Piven. And we studied Saul Alinsky. And the plan was get someone elected president, who looks fantastic, who has a beautiful wife, a beautiful children. A family man. Get him to cut his afro or his long hair, his ponytail. Put on a suit, and then lie to everybody. Make sure they know he’s a moderate, not a communist…and then destroy the country by overwhelming the system with spending, with taxes, with regulations, with debt, with entitlements, with food stamps. Overwhelm it until it collapses.”
In an effort to ensure that the crowd was nice and ready for Chris McDaniel, he fanned the “Obama didn’t attend Columbia” flames a bit:
“We both graduated on the same day. We both graduated political science majors. We both graduated pre-law. And I knew every human being at Columbian University in the political science department. And they all knew me. Seven hundred students. One Reagan conservative—me. And 699 Marxist communists and socialists. And you know who I didn’t know? Never met him, never heard of him, never saw him. Didn’t know another student at Columbia who ever met him, knew him, or saw. Barack Hussein Obama! Isn’t that amazing! Now I just got back from my 30th college reunion and I searched out every one of my classmates who ever knew Barack Obama. Not one. Ladies and gentlemen, our nation is now being run by the Manchurian candidate. The real-life Manchurian candidate.”
Police are doing plenty to Ferguson protesters. From tear gas, to rubber bullets, to death threats directed at the media, to even kicking Amnesty International observers out of the protest area, the militarized law enforcement officers–and the National Guard–are doing all they can to quash free speech in the demonstrations over the murder of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.
Hundreds have been arrested, a curfew has been imposed and lifted, and the area has quickly evolved into essentially a concentration camp that has become so violent and oppressive that Palestinians are tweeting helpful hints to protesters on how to survive the attacks.