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Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Julian Bond the Utlimate 21st Century Negro

Julian Bond Is truly "The Ultimate House Negro" who has sold his soul in order to do the bidding of Billary. Guess, what, I'm not the only one saying Come on Julian Bond, Come on! as he deals the race card for Clinton.

Even The New Republic is seeing through this old school disgrace. But hold up they are not the only ones pointing out that old school civil rights hustler and Billary kiss-up, Julian Bond, is afraid that the Democratic voters of Florida and Michigan will be disenfranchised at the national convention.

As The New Republic points out, "well, of course, they have already been disenfranchised by the DNC when it punished the Democratic parties of the two states for violating its sacred calendar by scheduling their primaries earlier than writ allowed. Of course, what the the DNC did was very stupid. Imagine excluding the fourth largest state (Florida with 185 delegates) and a big industrial state with big minority and union representation (Michigan with 128) from the convention. But now that the primaries have been held with basically only Hillary running in them and winning the popular vote big-time the Clinton camp has demanded that the delegates be seated. This changing of the rules after the fact would be crazier than the rules themselves. It might turn out to be decisive for Hillary in the delegate count, pushing her over the top. Without competition in the primaries, mind you."

Jake Tapper ABC News' Senior National Correspondent noted, Clinton's side of the argument got a boost when NAACP chairman Julian Bond wrote to DNC chair Howard Dean to express "great concern at the prospect that million of voters in Michigan and Florida could ultimately have their votes completely discounted." Not seating the Michigan and Florida delegations would remind Americans of the "sordid history of racially discriminatory primaries," Bond said.

This morning, Rev. Al Sharpton sided with Obama, writing to Dean to express the opposite sentiment.

"I firmly believe that changing the rules now, and seating delegates from Florida and Michigan at this point would not only violate the Democratic party's rules of fairness, but also would be a grave injustice," Sharpton wrote. "Changing the rules in the middle of a presidential contest is patently unfair both to the candidates (including Senator Edwards) and to Democratic voters everywhere."

Sharpton said that Bond's argument of disenfranchisement "should have been made many months ago before the decision was made to strip these states of their delegates, and, once the decision was made, it should have been vigorously objected to and contested by those who felt it disenfranchised voters. To raise that claim now smacks of politics in its form most raw and undercuts the moral authority behind such an argument."

Watch Al Sharpton talk about this from MSNBC HERE.

Maybe the NAACP should get a new Chairman. Or just maybe hire a new CEO. Then again, maybe the NAACP should be more concerned about the spread of color arousal radio and television by Fox News Radio.

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