Quote of the Day – Emanuel Cleaver Edition

“It’s not personal, they’re attacking his policies, or lack thereof, with regard to this gigantic unemployment problem among African-Americans. If we can’t criticize a black president, then it’s all over.”

Emanuel Cleaver on President Obama’s actions (or inactions on black unemployment)

 Funny, I can’t critize him on his policies without being called a racist. 

Matter of fact, I got called one on Wednesday. 

He goes on, this is rich:

“If (former President) Bill Clinton had been in the White House and had failed to address this problem, we probably would be marching on the White House, there is a less-volatile reaction in the CBC because nobody wants to do anything that would empower the people who hate the president.”

Hmm, interesting. 


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