Obama Needs to do Some Serious Soul-Searching

Lauri B. ReganAmerican Thinker

As a mother, my capacity for empathy does not stop at only those who physically resemble my children. Sadly, the president, who touts empathy as one of the most important qualifications for a Supreme Court justice, signals that his capacity for empathy does not extend to all American citizens, but is focused on those of African-American descent or Muslim heritage.

..........................Without all of the facts to conclusively determine what transpired the night that Martin was shot, Obama went farther and told Americans that "[a]ll of us have to do some soul-searching to figure out how something like this has happened."...

And therein lies the problem. Does Barack Obama view every single black person as an innocent victim while white people are guilty simply because of their skin color? And what other groups does Obama perhaps view as guilty simply due to ethnicity? The last time Obama dictated to an entire culture that it must engage in self-reflection was just over a year ago, when he told Israelis to "search your souls" over their seriousness to achieve peace with the Palestinians. Seriously. Obama chose to call out Israelis who have made repeated concessions and offers of peace, who have faced 12,000 rockets launched at them since unilaterally....

Much has been written about Obama's background -- his upbringing, relationships, and advisors -- that may have led to his apparent hostility to white people, who "cling to guns or religions," as well as to the very existence of the State of Israel, which he seems to blame for all of the problems in the Mideast if not the entire world...there is a clear pattern in Obama's behavior and in his limiting his empathy to only those with black skin and reaching out only to those who practice the Muslim faith.....

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