Juan Williams: Obama’s job to not get stereotyped as black

By David Edwards
Wednesday, June 9, 2010 14:08 EDT
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A recent Drudge Report headline is being criticized for stereotyping the nations first black president. After President Barack Obama told NBC’s Matt Lauer that he was trying to find out “whose ass to kick” for the BP oil spill, Drudge Report ran a headline saying “Obama goes street.”

Juan Williams called the headline “edgy” and declined to label it as racist. Williams told Fox News’ Megyn Kelly that it’s Obama’s responsibility to make sure that others don’t stereotype him.

This video is from Fox News’ America Live, broadcast June 9, 2010.

David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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