There are a lot of people who aren’t fans of President Barack Obama, and TV veteran Byron "The New Al Jolsen" Allen seems to be one of them. Allen, host of Comics Unleashed and Entertainers With Byron Allen, shared a few choice words about the president with TMZ accusing him of not helping out black people more. Oh, so Byron Allen is suddenly a back person who cares about black people?!?
“I’m disappointed that President Obama called those young men out in Baltimore thugs. I’m not condoning violence, but I don’t think we should call them thugs. Because we positioned them to fail and the system has failed them,” Allen said.
Allen then went on to offer advice for the president, saying that the president needs to stand up and that people would respect him more if he acted like a black man. I ask you. What in the world does Byron Allen know about being a black man?!
“I say to President Obama, you have to remember who you are. Don’t forget who you are. I have grave concerns. I feel that ... it’s factual ... check the numbers. Black people have fallen further behind under President Obama. We’re being murdered in the streets. We’re being murdered in the boardroom,” Allen said. “President Obama is, at this point, a white president in blackface. Black America would have done much better with a white president.”
At the end of his rant, he informed the president that he has let down black people tremendously.
From the reactions of people on Twitter, Allen has no room to talk about who has let down black people.