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Obama Waffles Leave Racist Taste in Mouth

9/14/2008 6:47 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

In a so called "political satire," makers of a waffle mix showcasing Barack Obama have many calling it a racial stereotype that goes waaay too far.

The offensive material includes such gems as Obama wearing an Arab-like headdress on the top flap of the box, while the back of the box depicts Barack in stereotypical Mexican dress. The recipe includes a tip: "While waiting for these zesty treats to invade your home, why not learn a foreign language?"

The men who created the controversial Obama Waffles sold their lack of genius for $10 a box during the Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C. this week. Organizers have since cut off sales, saying they had not realized the boxes displayed "offensive material."

The Obama campaign declined to comment.

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Sara Plane    

While I do think the Waffle box is offensive, I don't see anything to make me or anyone else believe that John McCain or the Republican Party had anything to do with it.

2038 days ago
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jamie    

I could care less abou the waffles and think it may have been taken out of context like many things. What I cant beleive is the 2 idiots talking about chicken and watermelon. Comments like this let you know that there are still racists pigs who would rather suffer with bad economy, gass and the country be in a mess, than a black man be leading us to a change. We all know we need it, you are just to stupid to admit it. Maybe you should go live in Alaska with the good ol boys.

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