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Response to TM99 (Reply #24)

Fri May 1, 2015, 07:25 AM

28. What you "are" is a non sequitur

and it doesn't negate the facts about these so-called "Democratic" Presidents who negatively impacted a number of demographic groups in this country for generations. And it is odd that DUers continue to worship them like some demigods while marginalizing and dismissing their dark sides. Yet with the current President, the reverse is true. I.e., when you have a Kennedy who failed to halt the Hoover surveillance machine, why is this ignored when invoking his name?

The "injustices of the past" continue today and it's ironic, given what you see happening around this nation today, that the problem is being summarily dismissed. What many fail to see is that the "best of both worlds" will not happen until everyone is treated the same. And right now, that is not the case, whether the person is the poorest of the poor living under a bridge or is the current President of the U.S.

"Seeing" a black President "in your lifetime" is irrelevant. It is how that President is "seen" by those he must work with, notably in terms of getting liberal policies enacted. And to ignore and blame their skewed vision of someone who they consider "other", on the vicitim, is ludicrous.

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