[Content Note: Racism.]
"There's no doubt there are pockets of the country where some dog whistles blow and there's underlying racial fears that may be exploited. You've got a whole generation of kids growing up where the first president they've known is an African American. Even if they're hearing their parents say he's terrible, it kind of seeps in that it's not a crazy thing. So that sometime later, if there's a Hispanic, or a woman or another African American, that won't seem as exceptional. These things change over time."—President Obama, during an interview yesterday following remarks before the Illinois General Assembly.
Damn, I'm going to miss him.