posted on May, 11 2008 @ 12:46 AM
This thread amazes me. What influential black man in America would not have associations with all sorts of Interesting and eccentric people.
So by virtue of that all black men must be extremist nutcases, and no black man can be trusted. But you are not a bigot! No you are not being an
I am not sold on Obama, but I do see what appears to be a well meaning human being. His public persona is the most tightly controlled I have ever
witnessed, and that concerns me, since we never get to see beneath the veneer.
His image is obviously a construct, an extremely carefully built construct designed by an extremely good team. I wish to know who that team is.
However I know enough about Clinton and McCain to know that they are poison.
If you think the media loves Obama, well you don't read much do you?
I have seen times in this campaign where out of thousands of articles in Google News, only two or three addressed Obama in a primarily negative light,
and the rest were pro Clinton.
It is the media's aversion to Obama which suggests to me that he may be of some value, much like the fact that Ron Paul was not sanctioned.
We most need someone not sanctioned by the parties. The devil would suit that role for me.
If he turned out to be truly for the rights of the people, well that would be just a bonus wouldn't it!