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Actor Samuel L. Jackson -- Vote Your Race

BroomHilga Wrote: Sep 10, 2012 10:07 PM
Jackson might have had a compelling reason for voting for our current president but his offensive language takes away the credibility of his words.

What if actor Clint Eastwood gave an interview in which he explained why, in the 2008 presidential election, he voted for John McCain: "I voted for McCain because he was white. 'Cuz that's why other folks vote for other people -- because they look like them. ... That's American politics, pure and simple."

No, Eastwood did not say that. But actor Samuel L. Jackson did, in explaining why he voted for President Barack Obama -- "because he was black." Jackson also said his vote had nothing to do with Obama's agenda: "(Obama's) message didn't mean (bleep) to me." If...