Obama's Swagger Provokes Different Reactions Based on Race

by Benjamin Domenech on 1:08 am March 4, 2009

“Dog-whistle politics.” Just as W signaled his sympathies by quoting scripture, Obama signals racial minorities he’s still one of them as POTUS. McWhorter: “Imagine John Kerry or Hillary Clinton saying, ‘Yes, we can!’ It would have sounded phony — only in what I call a ‘black-cent’ can it sound prophetic and arousing.”

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