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To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Observercast

Bernie’s Problem With Blacks – And Others

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BY FROMA HARROP So Barack Obama is “a Rockefeller Republican in blackface.” He’s “a black mascot of Wall Street oligarchs” and “a black puppet of corporate plutocrats.” Those are the words of Cornel West, an African-American academic whom Bernie Sanders invites to campaign beside him. And Sanders’ fans wonder why Bernie isn’t catching on with […]
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Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton became editor of The Observer in September 2006. Previously, he served nearly two decades as the Dallas Morning News’ Oklahoma Bureau chief. He also covered government and politics for the San Jose Mercury News, the Dallas Times Herald, the Tulsa Tribune and the Oklahoma Journal.