WASHINGTON – The U.S. ultra-conservative, Tea Party, insults President Barack Obama and describing Obama as a skunk or a type of skunk that has a bad smell.
The insinuation was considered by some U.S. politicians as the word racist.
Tea Party group to upload pictures skunk who is described as President Obama on his website. They assess, a skunk seen fit to replace the eagle became the symbol of the U.S. presidency.
For the Tea Party, the skunk is an animal that is black and foul-smelling white, the color of the animal was treated the same as Obama’s skin which is the offspring of blacks and whites. President of the National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP) said Darrell Pope, Tea Party openly racist remark.
“As far as I noticed, it shows the original figure of the organization,” said Pope, as quoted by the Daily Mail, Tuesday (12/13/2011).
Meanwhile, Thomas Hymer governing Tea Party site to defend allegations that racist statement. He said, the statement Tea Party is just a mere allusion to President Obama. A Tea Party sympathizer Chuck Sankey also said the former U.S. presidential candidate Sarah Palin also had received a much more severe ridicule.
“The use of skunk is just satire, this time we’re in trouble and what happens at this time very, very bad. That’s what we mean,” said Sankey.
President Obama’s policies are often criticized by some in the U.S.. Obama was always confident, improve economic conditions is a long term project. He also said, this policy will take quite a long time, even beyond his term as U.S. president.
Obama also always blame the Republicans who considered stubborn, who is always criticizing Obama who want to improve the condition of the U.S. economy. Obama also vowed not to give up.
“One thing I am really proud of myself before and after I became President of the United States. I am a warrior who never gave up,” Obama said.
In the 2012 U.S. Presidential election, Obama will be dealing with Newt Gingrich, a fairly reliable in the debate. He has always performed well in the U.S. presidential election debates. Gingrich also had a sensation by calling on the Palestinian people are terrorists.