Bush & the NAACP

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    NAACP Ought to Give Bush Some CreditBy Gregory Kane, The Baltimore Sun
    July 19, 2006

    NAACP board Chairman Julian Bond might not know it, but he just proved a black Republican is right.

    When I met Christopher Alan Bullock during a reception at the Venezuelan Embassy this month, the Delaware Republican told me that President Bush, whom he supports, "hasn't done enough to get the message out about what he's done for African-Americans." Bullock then elaborated.

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    He went to the meeting, delt with boos and cat calls. Most heroically he delt with periods of silence which can be more deffning than screams of joy, or discontent. I give him credit for going, speaking, and trying.
     
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    I’ve heard some say he did great and some say he did terrible.
    IMO he should have never gone. Why address a “special” interest group formed in the 60s that is now nothing but a dinosaur of days gone by? It does nothing but breath a bit of life into them. Wait, its politics. Never mind.:cuckoo:
     
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    You got it---he got in there--spoke--and got out without even leaving a thing for anyone to spin. I'd call it win.
     
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    Let's see.

    Willingly subjecting yourself, as a white man, and the most powerful on earth at that, to the humiliating taunts of a racist group of blacks that hates you to the core despite your knee-bends for them. All in an effort to curry favor with the liberal media and the intelligentsia rather than the conservative base, which goes un-spoken to. And begging like a dog for "forgiveness" for the "crime" of being a Republican, a party that, I must point out, FREED the damn slaves.

    I wouldn't call that balls.

    I'd call that being a prison bitch.
     
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    As the President of the US, he represents ALL US citzens, regardless of race -- which was his point, not just the ones you consider worthy of his attention.
     
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    Correct me if I'm wrong (with sources), but I remember a highschool teacher saying that Republicans were liberal and Democrats were conservate up until about 60 years ago. I might be wrong though.
     
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    It all depends on definitions. I'd argue that the Republicans are still liberal and the Dems are still mired in slavery of the mind.
     
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    Well said.
     
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    Bush speaking for the NAACP made about as much sense as Al Sharpton speaking to the NAAWP would.

    It was politically motivated. He whored himself out to try and make a good impression for votes, nothing more.
     

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