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Lithos Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-10-09 11:07 AM
Response to Reply #157
168. Cynthia McKinney
Edited on Fri Jul-10-09 11:07 AM by Lithos
First, this isn't about Obama. To bring this up is a nice distraction.

However, if you want to compare strength of character, Obama did what McKinney did not do and refuses to do. He forcefully and repeatedly distanced himself from the statements of Wright and to the man himself. I will not talk about Ayers because there never was an official relationship between Obama and Ayers and Ayer's activities were back in the 1960's and were never of a racist character. McKinney, on the other hand, has NEVER denounced or even addressed the anti-Semitic remarks which were stated officially as part of her campaigns.

As for direct behavior, McKinney has repeatedly endorsed the racist conspiracy theories of Matthias Chang even using his expression "Shadow Money Lenders" which is his version of "International Jewish Banker." She has participated in an overtly racist radio interviews, exclusive interviews, held by people known well for their racist views. In these interviews, the word "Jew" was repeatedly used as an adjective, eg, the president was said to be under the thumb of a Jewish conspiracy. If you don't get that that this is a problem, nothing I say will convince you.

This has nothing whatsoever to do with "pallin' around". This has everything to do with McKinney endorsing and accepting bigotry against Jews and promoting crazy conspiracy theories involving Jews.

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