John McLaughlin, the indisputably obnoxious host of “The McLaughlin Group”, yesterday referred to Barack Obama as an “Oreo” during a segment on his program. (It could have been worse, he could have called him a Cakester.)

SIDEBAR: Imagine how outraged the left would be if Hannity, Rush, or Beck had used this term on the air.

For the uninitiated, the term is used as a derogatory poke at African-Americans who don’t act enough like the stereotype for their race. The term has often been used to describe luminaries like Colin Powell, Condi Rice, and others.

Time ran a piece last year called, “Is Obama Black Enough?” and Stanley Crouch wrote a controversial piece in the NY Daily News aptly titled “What Obama isn’t: black like me (Stanley Crouch Eats His Own)”

So what’s your take? Is Obama “black enough” to win the 90% of the black vote needed for a democrat to win the white house? Now that he’s won the nomination, does it even matter anymore?

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