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The Burden of Proof


I think that it is ironic and lamentable that Barack Obama is the one who has the burden to prove that he is not racist. We haven’t really seen that from Hillary or McCain. When their surrogates, spouses, or endorsers say something ridiculous and offensive, they simply reply, “I have a strong track record on …” or they temporarily distance themselves.

I just read this headline from Politico — “Obama racial issues may extend to Pennsylvania“. Why is it that Obama is the one with the”racial issues”? Isn’t that what Billary tried to do in South Carolina? Wasn’t Billary thinking that white people would reject an African American who was ¨too black“? I imagine that Pennsylvania is the one with the “racial issue” if it bases its vote on race. Continue reading



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