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Fri., Nov. 15, 2013, 1:20 p.m.

Oprah: Obama Endures Race Dis

Oprah Winfrey says there’s a “level of disrespect” toward President Obama in office. “In some cases, and maybe in many cases,” it could be due to his race, the media mogul admitted. In an interview with the BBC this week to promote her film “The Butler,” BBC Arts Editor Will Gompertz asked the former talk-show queen if it has ever crossed her mind “that some of the treatment of Obama, and the challenges he’s faced, and some of the reporting he’s received, is because he’s an African-American?”/Judy Kurtz, The Hill. More here.

Question: Do you agree with Oprah Winfrey -- that some of the animosity toward President Obama is racial?




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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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