The President told attendees at a Congressional Black Caucus dinner that they need need to stop carping and complaining, put on their marching boots and get behind him for the campaign ahead.
But Waters seems to be wondering why blacks have been singled out for such stern language.
Here's an excerpt:
Rep. Maxine Waters says she's not sure who President Barack Obama was talking to when he told black Americans to quit complaining and follow him into the battle for jobs and opportunity.Click here to read more.
The California Democrat, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, says she found the president's language "a bit curious." She says Obama didn't address Hispanics in such a blunt manner and would never use that language in a speech to a gathering of gays or Jews.