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Huntsman Backer: Race Doesn't Qualify Obama

By    |   Friday, 01 Jul 2011 09:48 PM

Lynn Forester de Rothschild, who is a key financial supporter of Jon Huntsman's 2012 presidential campaign says President Barack Obama "being half black" doesn't qualify him to be in the White Jon Huntsman, 2012 Presidential ElectionHouse, Politico reports.

Rothschild is a registered Democrat who used raise money for Hillary Clinton. But she says she won't help the Democratic Party while Obama is in power.

“America needs a president who understands the special sauce of what it is that makes this country great,” she said. “The fact of his personal story of being half black and all that is a wonderful, inspiriting story. But it doesn’t qualify him to be president.”

A spokesman for Huntsman's campaign did not comment after being told of the remarks.

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