Cornel West: Obama A ‘Republican In Blackface,’ Black MSNBC Hosts Are ‘Selling Their Souls’

During an interview last week with Democracy Now, author and activist Cornel West offered harsh criticism of President Barack Obama, calling him a “Rockefeller Republican in blackface” and not someone who is actually looking out for the best interests of the impoverished. The prominent social critic also lashed out at black MSNBC personalities, accusing them of “selling their souls” in support of a president who has been anything but progressive. (More)

In response: To a black male who responded to this post on a Facebook!

I don’t ignore anything however I had 2 options and I chose to vote for President Barack Obama because I feel he will do more for the good of all people versus Mitt Romney who in my opinion don’t give a damn about all folks. It was he who said the 47% not I. Damn I hate it when the facts are there.

As far as Cornel West opinion I have no problem with him because he can say whatever he like but at the end of the day I have a mind of my own and I can speak for myself.

Sir again speak for your damn self because when you say everyone that included me. Not!

And furthermore I have not read the article as of yet but going to after I hit enter. You see President Barack Obama will be "our" President for the next 4 years so West, you and the Republicans along with some DemRepubs need to get the hell over it. LMBAO!

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Black Vote in Ohio Fueled by Voter-ID Bills – The Next America

For African-Americans in Ohio, coming out to vote during this election was personal. Many saw the state’s voter-ID bills as a direct threat to rights denied their ancestors decades earlier. Fueled as much by angst against the ID mandate as enthusiasm for a black president, African-Americans voted at a rate so much higher than 2008 that they may have been the decisive voting bloc. (More)

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