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Billionaire Rupert Murdoch Tweets Ben Carson Would Be A ‘Real Black President’—Garners Twitter Outrage

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has suggested that President Barack Obama is not a “real black president.”

The 84-year-old billionaire posted a tweet Wednesday night that Republican candidate Ben Carson would be “a real black president who can properly address the racial divide.”

Murdoch’s usage of the word “real” caused many on social media to believe Murdoch was questioning President Obama’s race.

Obama, the country’s first Black President, has had his citizenship and leadership challenged since winning office. Obama was criticized for comments about the shooting deaths of both Trayvon Martin and Mike Brown. In 2012, he said: “If I had a son, he would look like Trayvon.”

After receiving backlash, eleven hours later Murdoch issued an apology:

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4 thoughts on “Billionaire Rupert Murdoch Tweets Ben Carson Would Be A ‘Real Black President’—Garners Twitter Outrage

  1. I hope Rupert can find his 'Magical Negro' one day.

  2. Ohhh, Ben Burned you back jew, he got the jews back good, I am starting to like mr carson, I know he is owned by the whites but he isn't letting the bolsheveik jew march over him.

  3. I don't have an issue with that which the man has uttered. I don't agree that Dr. Ben Carson would be an ideal president and at the same time, I can't say that Obama has not been under the influence of those who are not receptice to the notions of racial parity…

  4. Heru Salmon says:

    I don't care for any of this shambo who is running country or trying to get into office. Lets stop looking for them to help or save you. We save ourself or help one another.

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