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Tuesday, August 5, 2008


Remember when I defended Toby Keith last week? That's over:
Now, Keith has trained his sights on Barack Obama, attacking him in racially tinged language that startled even the notoriously reactionary radio jock Glenn Beck. During Keith's appearance on the July 30 broadcast of Beck's show, he remarked, "I think the black people would say he [Obama] don't talk, act or carry himself as a black person."

"What does that even mean?" the audibly shocked Beck replied.

"Well, I don't know what that means," Keith drawled, "but I think that that's what they would say. Even though the black society would pull for him I still think that they think in the back of their mind that the only reason he is in [the general election] is because he talks, acts and carries himself as a Caucasian."

When you shock Glenn Beck with a racial statement, you've made history. And a White country singer calling a Black man an Oreo...I hope Guinness makes room in their next book.

I wonder how Keith truly feels that we Blacks "carry ourselves".

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