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Letter: Obama's policies, not race, at fault

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden hold a meeting with a group of newly-elected mayors in the Roosevelt Room at the White House. (Dec. 13, 2013) Credit: Getty Images

President Barack Obama told a New Yorker interviewer that racial tensions may have softened his popularity among white voters in the past two years ["Obama cites race for lagging approval," News, Jan. 20]. I must heartily disagree.

It seems that when all else fails, play the race card. It is not race that is reflected in his popularity, but his policies. We have a no-growth economy thanks to his policies. He is anti-business. Unemployment is much higher than reported.

Obamacare is destroying the best health care system anywhere. It's time people wake up to what is happening before it's too late.

Donald Kustes, Westbury