Perhaps the left's paternalistic and degrading way in which they see blacks, accounts for this treatment . Dirty little secret, is Democrats don't really see black people as equal . From the days of slavery , through Margret Sanger and Woodrow Wilson to the present , they have either tried to lynch them, separate out of the mainstream or now , manipulate them as a voting block . This is why thier "Lord and Savior", BHO, had to be in the words of Joe Bidden "clean and articulate ". The vertically challenged Stephanopoulos, spoke to Rodman like he was a misbehaving child .