Leftist Commentator Roasted For Saying ‘We Just Need To Stop Having White Male Presidents’

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Benny Johnson Columnist, Viral Politics
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Liberal commentator and media personality Touré tweeted Tuesday that, “We just need to stop having white male Presidents for a while.”

Touré, who currently hosts a podcast and is no stranger to racially provocative statements, began his tweet by saying, “Let’s be honest: we’ve had two horrible white male Presidents in a row and the three before that—Clinton, Poppy Bush, and Reagan—were problematic at best.”

“We just need to stop having white male Presidents for a while,” he concluded.

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The comment got Touré roasted online and called a “racist” by dozens of Twitter users. Ben Shapiro responded, “Yes, racism will probably solve our problems.(RELATED: First Lady Makes A Little Girl’s Christmas Dream Come True)

Responding to one angry commenter who called for candidates to be judged by their merits and not by their skin color, Touré said, “But we have never ever done It [sic] that way.”