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Thursday, September 17, 2009

Jimmy ain't backin' down

following on to a previous post, here's an excerpt from jimmy carter speaking at a town hall meeting at emory university...
When a radical fringe element of demonstrators, and others, begin to attack the President of the United States of America as an animal, or as a reincarnation of Adolf Hitler, or when they wave signs in the air that say we should have buried Obama with Kennedy, those kind of things are beyond the bounds of the way Presidents have been accepted, even with people who disagree, and I think people who are guilty of that kind of personal attack against Obama have been influenced by a major degree by a belief that he should not be President, because he happens to be African-American. It's a racist attitude... My expectation is, that in the future, both Democratic leaders and Republican leaders will take the initiative in condemning that kind of unprecedented attack on the President of the United States.

carter is rapidly becoming my hero... he has emerged as one of the leading truthtellers in this spin-besotted, pandering world of ours... i'm sure he also sees himself as having seen too much, being too old and having too little time left to do anything less...

ok, it's not ALL racism, but i do believe that some of those who are making the most strident attacks are driven to such lengths by an underlying belief in the status of black people as lesser human beings... i honestly think that there's little else that could produce such vehemence...

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