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Why the Bell-Obama Connection Matters

mhalfmoon Wrote: Feb 16, 2013 12:42 PM
Which of course has nothing to do with and does not address the fact that Professor Bell was indeed trying to enforce integration laws in the deep South at considerable personal risk and that conservative heroes Barry Goldwater and Ronald Reagan opposed major civil rights legislation. As if this persons is trying to cancel out your legitimate argument with a unrelated and dubious factoid. In fact it is false that a "majority of Democrats were opposed to the act." While it is true that a larger percent of Republicans (80% in the House and 82% in the Senate) voted for the Civil Rights Act than Democrats (63% in the House and 69% in the Senate), a majority of Democrats in both chambers supported it.

The verdict is in: The mainstream media believes that Derrick Bell is not a story. They believe it so deeply that they've had members of the team on national television repeatedly; they've spent thousands of words covering it; and they've mentioned it on radio and the Internet incessantly. All to say that there's nothing to see here.

Unfortunately, for President Obama, there's something to see here.

Back when President Obama was a 28-year-old student at Harvard Law, he gave a speech in support of controversial racialist Professor Derrick Bell. The raw tape of that video was parceled out in bits and pieces...