Right wing talk show host, Rush Limbaugh, compared Obama to a new Oreo cookie and called the cookie a “Obameo” on his show.
Many consider the term “Oreo” a racial slur, including Limbaugh himself, who claimed that the Michael Steele had had Oreos thrown at him at an event, insinuating that he was “Black on the outside, white on the inside.” Oreos can also be seen as a derogatory term for biracials.
Media Matters reports:
Well, it — what it’s going to be here, it’s actually a biracial cookie. You’ve got three of the chocolate wafers, and then you’ve got the white vanilla cream — the cream — and then there’s a chocolate cream. So you’ve got, you’ve got three — the stuff, the thing that says Oreo on it, the wafer
In the midst of all this talk of obesity. And, I mean, every time Michelle Obama goes out there and talks about healthful eating, the food industry responds with, “Oh, yeah? Take this.” And Kraft comes up with the Or-Bam-eo, the triple double-dipper.