“My hope is that they will come out tomorrow and repent,” the right reverend Emanuel Cleaver told his fellow reverend Al Sharpton last week…
The “they” in question are Republicans. Apparently, they need to “repent” for criticizing Obama.
Repentance begins at home, and our favorite Missouri congressman has much to repent for, the car wash scam being the least of his sins. Much uglier was Cleaver’s role in “Spittlegate,” a racial incident he helped manufacture to defame the tea party and further divide the nation.
In March 2010, protestors gathered on Capitol Hill to protest the impending passage of Obamacare. That afternoon a few members of the Black Caucus, including Andre Carson of Indiana and civil rights icon John Lewis, chose to skip the tunnel and walk through the gathered crowds.
As Carson told reporters, he and Lewis were “walking down the steps” of the Cannon Office Building when they heard ‘n-word, n-word,’ at least fifteen times, hundreds of people.” This was nuts. When questioned on specifics, Carson reduced the hundreds of people to “maybe fifteen,” who were shouting “Kill the bill, then the n-word.”
This was still nuts. Continue reading