L.I. Paper Compares Obamas to 'Sanford and Son'

May 5, 2010 Full story: WINS-AM New York 8

A Long Island newspaper publisher is defending a decision to portray President Obama and his wife as characters from the TV sitcom "Sanford and Son.'' Some Long Island political leaders and others contend it is a racist depiction.

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Pleasure Beach Lover

Trumbull, CT

#3 May 6, 2010
....and this paper has how many subscribers??????
I don't even think it deserves a mention.
CharlesP

East Dublin, GA

#4 May 6, 2010
What is therre to be offended about?
Fred Sanford and Aunt Ester are two of the MOST BELOVED CHARACTERS to EVER BE ON TELEVISION!!!
If anyone were to compare ME to either of these famous sitcom characters, I WOULD BE PROUD!
(I cannot say that about most American Politicians- I would NOT want to be compared to them, for they are CROOKS!)
Disgusted

Manvel, TX

#5 May 6, 2010
The whole world is walking around looking for a reason to be offended. Grow up!
NW Hominid

Kent, WA

#6 May 6, 2010
The world according to Jersey Shore Sopranos...
Pleasure Beach Lover

Trumbull, CT

#7 May 6, 2010
NW Hominid wrote:
The world according to Jersey Shore Sopranos...
FYI....Long Island is part of NY, not NJ.

Since: Apr 08

Location hidden

#8 May 6, 2010
After having read excerpts from Obama's books, I'd have to say he is about the most racist politician since George Wallace.
Truth

Camden, SC

#9 May 10, 2010
Quite an insult to Fred Sanford.
Obummy isn't qualified to run a junkyard.
ahahah

Newark, CA

#10 Sep 18, 2011
look out

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