Morrissey: Obama has done nothing for blacks
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Rock singer Morrissey on Wednesday said President Obama has not ultimately accomplished anything for blacks in America.
 
“I can’t see him doing anything at all for the black community except warning them that they must respect the security forces,” the former Smiths frontman said of Obama, according to The Daily Beast.
 
“This is ludicrous, because the so-called security forces are the Ku Klux Klan to most black Americans,” he said.
 
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“It seems evident to me that black males are being deliberately murdered throughout America as a closing message to Obama, telling him that his presidency has meant nothing and that the division of color is now bigger than ever,” Morrissey added.
 
“Obama doesn’t see this, but if a white cop shot one of his daughters I don’t imagine he’d be willing to accept the exoneration of that white cop."
 
Morrissey also argued that Obama’s status as America’s first black president is suspect given his physical appearance.
 
“The final point about Obama is that he doesn’t look African black,” he said. “He’s as close to soft whiteness as someone who isn’t white can get, and I often wonder if he would have been elected if he had a stronger, more African-black face? It’s a point.” 
 
The British-born singer also admitted his dislike for Donald Trump, the front-runner for the GOP’s 2016 presidential nomination thus far.
 
“Can you imagine the international stage announcing the arrival of President Trump?” he asked. “On the basis of his name alone he can’t be allowed to represent America.
 
“The world does not want to look at Donald Trump’s face for years to come,” Morrissey added.
 
He criticized Fox News for ignoring the rest of the crowded Republican field in 2016 following Trump’s campaign launch in June.
 
“Fox News were pushing Jeb Bush insanely until they realized that Trump had jumped ahead, so they don’t even mention Jeb Bush, which proves how insincere their words were in the first place,” he said.
 
Morrissey then revealed he is much more bullish about Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s chances during a 2016 general election.
 
“I think she shows an earnest composure, whereas all of the Republican candidates are dangerously reactionary and occasionally insane,” he said of the Democratic front-runner.
 
“I don’t think Clinton has even begun to dig into the race yet, and when she does she will gain massive support.”
 
Morrissey, 56, is best known for his tumultuous time with The Smiths and his political viewpoints. He is a passionate advocate for animal rights and a major critic of the British monarchy. He has expressed extreme dislike for former Presidents George W. Bush and Ronald Reagan and former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.