Obama in Ireland: I Was There First!

Obama in Ireland: I Was There First!: "Instead of friendly smiles, we got stares. We headed to a corner and tried to settle in. I forget exactly how long it took, but soon after we sat down, I could hear someone at the bar, muttering. I looked up to see a grizzled, obviously drunk man pointing at me and saying something in a loud whisper. At first I couldn't make it out, but most of the pub's inhabitants kindly shut up so that I could: 'Nigger!'

'Who, me?' I looked around and realized that, yes, he must be talking to me. 'Wow,' I thought. 'I had to leave the U.S. and come here to be called that!'"