Care of the Advance:
Several people have asked him to stop.
But as of today, Salvatore Ballarino was still forwarding e-mails of jokes that make him chuckle — and that, at times, make others feel very uncomfortable.
Many people are questioning Ballarino’s judgment after the member of the all-volunteer Community Education Council District 31 forwarded an e-mail that has put Staten Island’s African American community into a fury.
What are the jokes you ask? Well, see one of the cartoons after the jump.
And there’s more:
After each of the four jokes — with punch lines that compare African American babies with excrement — Obama is shown with a straight face.
“It wasn’t what was said in the e-mails, it was the expression on Obama’s face” that was funny, Ballarino said. “Let’s face it: Even now, he don’t have a clue what he’s doing. Every time this guy opens his mouth, the market goes down 230 points. So that was my whole point.”
Okay, two quick things: First, who is this guy to say anything about Barack Obama’s intelligence/qualifications- he is obviously himself so oblivious as to how his comments impede his ability to, well be a fucking community liaison if many of the people in the community are black/not-racist white:
Second, he clearly knows nothing about finance.