Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Agnes Cross-White: President Obama, you are No Dr. Martin L. King, Jr.
In 2008, this country elected Barack Obama as its 44th president. I didn’t vote for him because I didn’t like the policies that he espoused or his platitudinous rhetoric. I thought then as I do now, that his inexperience and the policies that he espoused would be detrimental to the country and blacks in particular. Many blacks voted for him because he was “black, “and they wanted to see a black person in the office of the presidency. They did not consider who he was, what he was, and most importantly what he stood for. For many millions of Americans, they only considered the color of his skin. -Agnes Cross White
Some call it political smarts, Agnes does not pull any punches in her article explaining why this President failures will make it more difficult for the next generation.
This goes beyond the mismanagement of the economy, the inept handling of the cleanup of the BP Gulf oil spill, refusal to enforce the federal laws, attacking states like Arizona that are trying to protect their citizens.
This bungling will be reflected in the November elections.