Hillary Clinton wasn’t always lovin’ on President Obama

In 2008, President Obama had to spend an inordinate amount of time stressing that he wasn’t a Muslim and wasn’t born in Kenya – and yet, it wasn’t only Republicans who forced him to launch that type of defense.  Thanks to the Huffington Post for this (December 2015):

Donald Trump Utilizes Racism, but Hillary Clinton Used Similar Tactics Against Obama in 2008

To say Donald Trump is a racist ideologue might be an understatement, given his overtly xenophobic statements about Muslims, as well as his views on undocumented immigrants. He’s insulted everyone from John McCain and Megyn Kelley to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, so it’s obvious that Trump is either delusional, or simply doing everything possible to stay in the limelight.

Barack Obama’s campaign team today accused Hillary Clinton’s beleaguered staff of mounting a desperate dirty tricks operation by circulating a picture of him in African dress, feeding into false claims on US websites that he is a Muslim . . . The site said it was circulated by Clinton’s staffers and quoted one saying:  ‘Wouldn’t we be seeing this on the cover of every magazine if it were [Clinton]?’