Skip To Content
BuzzFeed News Home Reporting To You

Turkish TV Mocks Obama in Blackface

A Turkish news anchor reports on Obama wearing dark facepaint.

Posted on April 8, 2009, at 12:37 a.m. ET

View this video on YouTube

Apparently, it's actually a metaphor for the way the Bush administration "darkened" the face of the Turkish public, and how the anchor hopes Obama will turn things around. Hmm. Customs are strange...when you're a stranger.