Wednesday, November 05, 2008

...why voters were so hot for this hope’n’change mush...

Mark Steyn suggests

that it’s the dominant vernacular of the age. Go into almost any American grade-school and stroll the corridors: you’ll find the walls lined with Sharpie-bright supersized touchy-feely abstractions: “RESPECT,” “DREAM,” “TOGETHER,” “DIVERSITY.”

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Obama's post-racial promise.

Shelby Steele's opinion:

In running for the presidency -- and presenting himself to a majority white nation -- Obama knew intuitively that he was dealing with a stigmatized people. He knew whites were stigmatized as being prejudiced, and that they hated this situation and literally longed for ways to disprove the stigma.
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Obama's post-racial idealism told whites the one thing they most wanted to hear: America had essentially contained the evil of racism to the point at which it was no longer a serious barrier to black advancement.

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We voted.

Amanda Jones, the daughter of a slave says:

the living link between the time when black men were owned as property and the time when a black man has been elected president of the United States.