So, after witnessing the ignorance and hate that is surrounding most of McCain's speech rallys, I have to say that I am getting very worried.
McCain's campaign deliberately started insinuating that Obama is a Muslim terrorists. There are people who have opened the speeches by emphasizing "Hussein"...as if it means Obama is Muslim. Palin has associated him as being friends with a domestic terrorist, and therefore Obama must be a terrorist himself or a sympathizer of terrorism.
When that woman told McCain, 'Obama is an Arab', I think part of McCain was embarrassed and ashamed (for creating such a racial view). He tried to state otherwise, but now he's continuing the hate ads and not trying to explain to his supporters why Obama isn't an Arab terrorist.
His campaign is beginning to resemble the type of 'hate mobs' that were around the south during the 60s. These mobs were all about saving the country from the 'evil' (which was minorities) and encouraging their followers to believe that minorities were only susceptible of doing negative things to the country.
It's frightening to hear, for me, that people are yelling 'kill him' and 'terrorist' at a presidential candidate, a man who has never killed anyone or committed any heinous acts against our country. I'm starting to feel as though many people (those at the rallys) won't have sympathy if something bad (god forbid) were to happen to Obama.
I know there are many black people who viewed those McCain supporters with fear and a questioning as to why McCain is purposely stirring up this hate--promoting ignorance. It has to stop now! We may risk creating a bigger separation in our country, one based on hate and racial hostility. btw, I'm African-American. I can't tell you how saddened I was to hear about people yelling 'kill him'. I had high respect for McCain, until I witnessed the amount of hate at his campaign rallies.
I'm honestly scared of what may happen if this continues. I'm witnessing black and white people all around me get upset to see the negativity towards religion and ethnicity, being yelled at in the McCain campaign (and barely dismissed)...it hurts when you see this stuff nowadays being aired on television. I don't want to witness anyone, black or white, grow an attitude of intolerance for one another. I do hope McCain tries to change the tune of his campaign, or at least address the issue more seriously.