Ex president Hipolito insults US President Obama
DR1.com - The PLD is seeking to capitalize on a 2004 video where then-President Hipolito Mejia on the re-election campaign trail in the Bronx, New York mentions President Barack Obama, referring to his African heritage. Yesterday, the Senate issued a declaration signed by 31 of the 32 senators, apologizing to the President of the United States, Barak Obama for declarations attributed to Hipolito Mejia where he supposedly offended the US President when referring to his African heritage ("Obama came from Africa, and was born there," he is heard saying in the 2004 video). Mejia was appealing to a group of supporters in New York, saying that anyone could become President if Obama could. The 31 senators are representatives of the ruling PLD party.

They stated that the Dominican Republic had excellent diplomatic and commercial relationships with the United States, and mutual cooperation with its government and that more than a million Dominicans lived there, providing significant economic support to the national economy by means of remittances, and that the US was the DR's main trading partner and that both countries were signatories to international agreements rejecting racism and discrimination of all types.

The 31 Senators stated that politics in every form requires rational behavior, with integrity and respect. The only Senator not to sign the declaration was Amable Aristy Castro, PRSC member and supporter of Hipolito Mejia's current presidential candidacy.

 

 

 

 

 

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  • HIPOLITO MEJIA, BURRO COME YERBA, ESTUPIDO. EL SR. BARACK OBAMA NO VINO NI NACIO POR ALLA. COMO TU EN TU IGNORANCIA DICES. NACIO EN LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS Y ES UNO DE LOS HOMBRES MAS PROMINETE E INTELIGENTE DEL MUNDO. NO HAGAS COMPARACIONES PUERILES. UNA VEZ FUISTE PRESIDENTE, PORQUE EL PUEBLO SE EQUIVOCO CONTIGO, PERO AHORA ERES TU EL QUE ESTA EQUIVOCADO. NO GASTE EN POLITICA TODO EL DINERO QUE LE ROBASTE AL PAIS, PORQUE TE VAS A QUEDAR SIN DINERO Y SIN GOBIERNO. BURRO,BURRRRRROOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!­!!!!

  • Es tan estúpido que no sabe ni cual es la nacionalidad e Obama!. Fue un comentario racista y en otro caso también reconoce que nunca debió de haber salido de campo de donde salió.... es Nunca. Nunca pero nunca, debió asumir ningún RoL social en nuestro país, no es ni: competente, ni capaz. Una vez dijo que para que sirve la constitución, es un Inmoral y un Indecente por demás

 

Dominican Watchdog Note | In PLD vs PRD it's really difficult to tell who is worst. It's like two evils, no education, no respect, no future in any of them for the people!! Hipolito was openly more corrupt, but in the end the PLD probably stole the most from the Dominican people. Nothing will change and sadly in the upcoming election, the voters can only choose between pest or cholera!!! This campaign using Obama backfired at PLD.... @@@!!!!! -:)

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