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According to San Diego's ex-mayor Roger Hedgecock, a high school food fight in Minneapolis shows that "race relations have gone way downhill since Barack Obama became president."

Two weeks after gaining national notoriety for charging that "hatred of white people has now become an epidemic" and "racial tensions...are at an all-time high in my lifetime" because of President Obama, Hedgecock returned to the theme on his Feb. 15 talk show on station KFMB in San Diego.

"Turns out this just wasn't any food fight," Hedgecock said. "What it really was about was a riot between Muslim students and the black students.  About eight percent of the students are Somalis, about 20 percent are Africans, African Americans... Whites weren't even involved.  They weren't even invited to this riot."  

(Hedgecock is apparently not aware that the Somali students allegedly involved are also "black people" like African Americans.)

Hedgecock said this incident is just one of many, "with an example every day, like the one from Minneapolis that I just cited, that race relations have gone way downhill, way downhill, since Barack Obama became president..."

"You can't go through a day of news without seeing something, that again, 15 or 20 years ago, you would not have seen."

Hedgecock went on to expound on his allegation, last mentioned on Feb. 4, that President Obama intentionally seeks to worsen racial tensions.

"With his background with the [Bill] Ayers people, with the Rules for Radicals...It's been drilled into him that dividing people is a source of power."

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