6/26/08

Obama "Talks White"

"Sen. Barack Obama may be “half African American,” but he’s steering clear of the notion that “Black is beautiful,” or “Black is powerful” because he doesn’t want to send potential White voters scurrying to White Republican Sen. John McCain, Independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader said in a shocking statement Wednesday.

"There's only one thing different about Barack Obama when it comes to being a Democratic presidential candidate. He's half African-American," Nader told Colorado's Rocky Mountain News in comments published Tuesday. "Whether that will make any difference, I don't know. I haven't heard him have a strong crackdown on economic exploitation in the ghettos. Payday loans, predatory lending, asbestos, lead. What's keeping him from doing that? Is it because he wants to talk White? He doesn't want to appear like Jesse Jackson? We'll see all that play out in the next few months and if he gets elected afterwards."
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What else can these white politicians say to try and hurt Obama's campaign? They jut all sound stupid in the end.

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