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Andy Rooney On President Obama’s Election

14 Apr

President Obama's Beautiful Family

The beautiful family of President Barack Obama at the White House. Michelle, Sasha, Malia

Andy Rooney on the election of President Barack Obama is an interesting video to watch. Here is a man in his late 80s (he died at the age of 92 in December of 2011), someone who remembers quite well the era of segregation that many young Americans like myself can not even fathom… and he is commenting on the legitimate election of the first black President of the United States.

Whatever you think of President Obama, that fact can never be and should never be lost on us. While you may disagree with all that his Presidency has wrought (or the opposite), and may think it has done more damage to America than has helped, you cannot deny that the election of an African American to the highest office in the land was a good thing for all people.

And that weighty fact has to have its significance on your heart when you watch a video like this, a video from a very old white man, one whom has been accused of racism himself (of course, what old white guy in a powerful position hasn’t, eh?).

With that, here is Andy Rooney on the 2008 Presidential Election of Barack Obama from 60 Minutes.

Previous Andy Rooney On Videos:
* Andy Rooney On the Middle East. Utah and Utaq, Mesopotamia and Persia, Iraq Half the Size of Texas [Posted On October 28 2012]
* Andy Rooney On WWII and Covering the 8th Air Force Division During World War II [Posted On July 11 2012]
* Andy Rooney On Ex Presidents [Posted June 13 2012]
* Andy Rooney On His Critics [Posted June 1, 2012]
* Andy Rooney On Lists and Magazines [Posted May 26, 2012]
* Andy Rooney On A Woman US President and Why We Haven’t Had One. Plus Ar Women Smarter Than Men? What Countries Have Women Presidents [Posted May 21, 2012]
* Andy Rooney On Computers, Bill Gates, Off Being On (Start) and Typewriters (Andy’s Funniest Video) [Posted May 9, 2012]
* Andy Rooney On eBooks and eReaders… Physical vs digital (Kindle, Nook, etc.) [Posted May 2, 2012]
* Andy Rooney On the 5 Worst Inventions of All Time [Posted April 25, 2012]
* Andy Rooney On Saving, Investing, Money, Finances, Bailouts and the National Debt [Posted April 19, 2012]
* Andy Rooney On President Obama’s Election [Posted April 14, 2012]
* Andy Rooney On the Death of Osama Bin Laden [Posted April 12, 2012]

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