“If we did not have an African-American president in the White House as we speak right now, Mary Landrieu would not be in trouble,” he said. “Kay Hagan would not be in any kind of trouble. Michelle Nunn would win overwhelmingly, and maybe Alison Lundergan Grimes would do well.”
If the current holder of the office were not 1/2 African-American, he would not be President. Never would have been elected. Discussions right now would be about Clinton or Romney policies being repudiated.