Now Romney Knows How Black People Feel

After Joe Biden's "chains" quote, maybe the GOP candidate will get why coded language pisses us off.

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So if it's the first time Romney's felt like this, or if he had to endure Mormon jokes as a kid -- which is just as bad -- either way, he gets a mulligan for overreacting and accusing the president of having a campaign based on "anger" and "hate." Obama's a lot of things; angry just isn't one.

But maybe next time, if Romney hears something foul come from his side of the aisle, he'll be the one who calls it out first. Because now, at least, he knows how black people feel.

And, after all, he'll surely know it when he sees it.

David Swerdlick is a contributing editor to The Root. Follow him on Twitter.

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