The group of mostly African American men held signs that read,
“Blacks against Obama”, “Jesse Jackson hates Obama”, “Obama aborted my copy of the Daily Squib”, “Obama for gay marriage” and “Obama endorsed by the KKK.”
They are said to be part of a Miami based group called “Michael Warns”.
One of the groups leaders, Jason Roberts, 48, told CBS news: “Obama endorsed the Ku Klux Klan, now we all know what that about. I’m black and proud and yet ‘niggaz’ still supporting that dude when he hangin’ out with those cross burning cloak hoes! Hell no! Not on my watch, not on my watch!”
The crowd of over 5,000 people at the event shouted the hecklers down by chanting “Yes we can!”
Obama briefly paused and tried to calm the crowd down by telling
the crowd to hold on. “Hey young people out there – it’s no problem for
you to put your signs up, but let everybody – let me finish what I have
to say, alright?,” he told the protesters as he stood on stage.
Indeed, it was
only in February 2008 when the Daily Squib broke the groundbreaking
news about Obama’s affiliation with the Ku Klux Klan. Even rapper,
Snoop Dogg, has cited Obama’s shocking endorsement in a his new album to
be released early next year.
The group was escorted out shortly afterwards by security. “Alright
guys, see ya,” Obama said as they left, “Alright, let’s get back to
A similar group of hecklers appeared at an Obama event in Tampa in August.