Meet Congressman Emanuel Cleaver

Posted by | April 2, 2008 11:14 | Filed under: Top Stories



Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO), a member of the Congressional Black Caucus and a Hillary supporter, gave an interview to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation with some, ahem, interesting theories as to why Obama does so well among whites:

• Whites look at Obama and think they have a chance to get “the boogeyman of race behind them.”
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• After electing Obama, whites won’t want to address racial issues because they’ll think we’ve already demonstrated we’re not a racist nation.
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• Obama seems articulate to whites, but in the black tradition, he’s mediocre.
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• For white Americans, Obama can speak, but if you put him on a level with other African-American public speakers he may not even measure up.
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Copyright 2008 Liberaland
By: Alan

Alan Colmes is the publisher of Liberaland.

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