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Black America -- What If Obama Were White?

Jay Wye Wrote: Oct 04, 2012 3:53 PM
Define "neutral"...... the wording on ballots is tricky,because people can get a ballot question worded in subtly leading ways,and often do. Or they make the question so complicated and detailed that the reader had to be VERY careful reading it,lest they be led opposite of their true wishes.
What if President Obama were white?

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, said last year, "If (former President) Bill Clinton had been in the White House and had failed to address this problem, we probably would be marching on the White House."

The problem to which Cleaver refers is black unemployment. At the beginning of the Obama administration, 12.7 percent of black adults seeking work were unemployed. Black unemployment is now 14.1 percent. Black teenage unemployment at the beginning of the Obama administration was 35.2 percent. Black teenage unemployment is now 37.9 percent.

Last month, Cleaver...