Hank Aaron: Republicans who oppose Obama are like the KKK
- Jacques Couret
- Senior Online Editor and Social Engagement Manager- Atlanta Business Chronicle
“Sure, this country has a black president, but when you look at a black president, President Obama is left with his foot stuck in the mud from all of the Republicans with the way he’s treated,” Aaron told USA Today Sports. "... The bigger difference is that back then they had hoods. Now they have neckties and starched shirts.”
Aaron also talked about racist letters he said he has kept for decades as he went after Babe Ruth’s home run record. More here.