A reader writes:
In response to all this talk about Obama being a commie or Marxist or un-American, I have this to say. I think for all black people in general, full disclosure I am AA, being labeled unAmerican is common. It seems as if we don't wear flag pins daily or color our houses red, blue, and white we are less American than white Americans. I sometimes feel that AA have to resort to the "we built America" argument.
Sure, I may not have a American flag bathing suit- but I love this country because it has given me and my family a future. So, when people question Obama's patriotism I get what they are trying to say. He cannot love this country because he is black. I think the same holds for all non-white Americans.