Barack Obama Blasts Hispanics Who Voted For Trump – They Ignored The President’s Racism Because They Oppose Gay Marriage

Barack Obama blasted Hispanics who voted for Donald Trump, suggesting their pro-life views and opposition to gay marriage led them to turn a blind eye to the President’s racism.

In an interview with Charlamagne Tha God on The Breakfast Club, Obama unleashed what at least one observer defined as a racist rant about “Evangelical Hispanics” being homophobic.

“I deeply believe that people should be treated equally under the law regardless of sexual orientation,” he said in a discussion of the Georgia Senate races.

“But we all, you know, I mean, I think there are big chunks of our community where that’s still controversial,” Obama added before pointing a direct finger at Hispanics.

“People were surprised about a lot of Hispanic folks who voted for Trump,” he observed.

“But there are a lot of evangelical Hispanics who, you know — the fact that Trump says racist things about Mexicans or puts detainees, you know, undocumented workers in cages, they think that’s less important than the fact that you know he supports their views on, you know, gay marriage or abortion.”

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Were Barack Obama’s Comments on ‘Evangelical Hispanics’ Bigoted

The Federalist publisher Ben Domenech absolutely unloaded on Obama for the comments demeaning Hispanics who voted for Trump.

“What a f***ing bigot this guy is,” he tweeted, sharing a clip of Obama’s appearance on the morning radio show.

“Trump was, unlike Obama, the first president elected who embraced gay marriage,” Domenech continued. “Obama’s bigoted revisionism about Hispanics in 2020 is utter bulls***, totally baseless.”

Domenech noted that there is scant evidence that opposition to gay marriage drove Hispanics to the polls to vote for President Trump.

“Maybe the problem had more to do with suing nuns, defunding police, and arguing socialism is totally fine,” he said.

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President Trump’s Message Resonated With Hispanics

Obama’s bitterness stems from the fact that, while he and his Democrat comrades spent four years portraying President Trump as a racist, minority groups – especially Hispanics – weren’t buying it.

“The Republican president gained six percentage points among black men, and five percentage points among Hispanic women,” the BBC reported.

In fact, one of the few groups he lost votes with were whites.

Hispanics, many of whom came from socialist-ravaged countries, gravitated to the anti-socialist presidential candidate, helping him carry the state of Florida. Numerous House seats flipped to the GOP as well thanks to Hispanic voters.

Maria Elvira Salazar’s upset victory over Donna Shalala is a prime example.

As for putting illegals in cages – who wants to let Obama know that he was the one who built those cages?

Thomas Homan, the executive associate director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) under the Obama-Biden administration, says he was there when they were building cages to house illegal immigrants.

“I’ve been to that facility, where they talk about cages. That facility was built under President Obama under Secretary Jeh Johnson,” Homan explained at a conference hosted by the Center for Immigration Studies. “I was there when it was built.”

Obama’s lies are to be expected – he ran on opposition to gay marriage before “evolving” on the topic, and he built the cages.

What’s surprising is that his comments regarding bitter religious Hispanics sound vaguely familiar. Like that time he railed against religious Americans who “cling” to their God and guns.

“They get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren’t like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations,” Obama said on the campaign trail in 2008.

Even Hillary Clinton thought the statements were a bridge too far, describing Obama’s remarks as “demeaning.”

“His remarks are elitist and out of touch,” Clinton said at the time.

In his new memoir, Obama indicates regret over the comments, saying he would have tweaked a few words.

Yet here he is once again, referring to religious Hispanics as willing to overlook racism because they are bitter pro-lifers or opposed to gay marriage.

Rusty Weiss

Rusty Weiss is a freelance writer focusing on the conservative movement and its political agenda. He has been following and analyzing the political climate for several years, and his writings have appeared in the Daily Caller, FoxNews.com and more.

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