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Obama’s remarks on Ferguson are
tone deaf and disappointing

Washington Post, by Michael Eric Dyson

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Posted By:Drive, 8/22/2014 10:48:46 AM

If President Obama’s comments on race in the anguished aftermath of the not-guilty verdict in George Zimmerman’s trial gleamed in light, his words on the rage that has thumped Ferguson, Mo., were shrouded in darkness. They revealed a gifted leader whose palpable discomfort with race has made him a sometimes unreliable and distant narrator of black life. When Obama gave his fullest statement yet on the cataclysm in Ferguson, he was cautious to a fault. The president understandably didn’t want to fan the violence. He had also learned his lesson after he lamented the stupidity of the police officer who arrested

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 8/22/2014 10:51:06 AM     (No. 9976372)

Wow. When he´s lost this clown of an "academic"...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: CharlyG, 8/22/2014 10:53:54 AM     (No. 9976377)

FTA - "They revealed a gifted leader"


Prove it.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 8/22/2014 11:15:26 AM     (No. 9976413)

Wow, Zimmerman went unpunished according to this creep. So too did OJ. Did the white community go medieval? And one just wonders if this sociologist´s race has anything to do with his sense of ´Just-us´.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: nimby, 8/22/2014 12:18:15 PM     (No. 9976507)

The information was passed from Al Sharpton to his good friend Valerie Jarrett to Obama. So what can anyone expect?

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