Poem in the NY Times criticizes Barack Obama for never saying the word “Black”

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Sometimes a poem published in a newspaper can be as powerful as an opinion editorial.  This is from The New York Times: 

The President Has Never Said the Word ‘Black’

By Morgan Parker

To the extent that one begins
to wonder if he is broken.

It is not so difficult to open
teeth and brass taxes.

The president is all like
five on the bleep hand side.

Read rest of poem 

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