Geraldo: Obama Has Ignored African-American’s ‘Ghetto Civil War’

Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” while discussing President Barack Obama claim that his presidency has “helped to galvanize and mobilize America on behalf of issues of racial disparity and racial justice,” correspondent Geraldo Rivera said the president has ignored the “ghetto civil war” happening across America in black communities.

Rivera said, “To me the president has failed most profoundly in the area of race relations. Why? Yes there is a terrible problem with police brutality but it pales in comparison to the ghetto civil war that’s going on. This black on black violence is not to be ignored. It’s not to be minimized. And I have never seen the president get engaged when it was an African-American killing another African-American or two gangs killing and an 8-year-old is killed in the crossfire. That is where he should be.”

Milwaukee Co., WI Sheriff David Clarke added that Obama is “hallucinating if he thinks he’s improved race relations in America.”

“The polling shows otherwise,” he continued. “Look, race relations have always been tenuous in America. Slavery and discrimination have left an ugly scar on the soul of America but that scar has been healing over the years. President Obama came along with sand paper, rubbed it raw and then poured salt in it to inflame it for political gain.”

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